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Research report

21 Feb 2018

The Indonesian government hopes to develop a ‘world-class’ education system by 2025. However, numerous assessments of the country’s education performance suggest that it has a long way to go before it will achieve that goal.


11 Feb 2018

This report argues that the Commonwealth should not use the extra money it is spending on schools as an excuse to intervene more broadly in school education.


8 Jan 2018

This quick guide provides links to essential resources relating to Australian schooling, policy and administrative frameworks, and numerous state and territory government websites.


30 Nov 2017

If the Australian workforce is to be prepared for the future, science technology engineering and mathematics practices must be embedded across the entire curriculum, according to this report.

Discussion paper

26 Nov 2017

This discussion paper explores the conceptual relationship between adaptation and education, examining why better teaching is an adaptive process, why we need an adaptive system, and how best to create one.


24 Nov 2017

The Australian Education Union (AEU) has demanded Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s full commitment to leadership and teaching in schools, following the release of this submission to the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools.

Research report

17 Nov 2017

Entrepreneurial learning is an emerging way of responding to the growing need to enhance student capabilities and position students for success.


12 Nov 2017

This report shares useful insights for individuals, families and organisations about what can be done today to shape a positive future of work for all Australians.


8 Nov 2017

Understanding the true meaning of Australian history, and debunking the perennial claims routinely made about the role our supposedly perpetual history of ‘racism’ allegedly continues to play in Australian society, is increasingly in the national interest today.

Audio program

1 Nov 2017

Australian research is set to come under tougher assessment criteria, to ensure it delivers economic and social benefits.

Audio interview

26 Oct 2017

Dr Andreas Schleicher, the OECD’s Director for the Directorate of Education and Skills, outlines the ‘21st century skills’ or general capabilities, why they matter and whether they can be measured.


23 Oct 2017

This research summary brings together the key findings from two research projects looking at the aspirations, intentions and choice of students considering vocational education and training.


17 Oct 2017

This report outlines a systematic review of all 746 history undergraduate courses taught in 2017 at the 35 Australian universities which offer history as a program of study.

Journal article

2 Oct 2017

Do Australian accounting students learn enough about the liability issues surrounding choice of business structures, especially with the high utilisation of trusts?

Research report

21 Sep 2017

This e-brief reviews government policies aimed at improving STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) outcomes in NSW schools.

Working paper

20 Sep 2017

This working paper is the first publication from a project looking at the role of vocational education and training (VET) in supporting the growing need for digital skills in the Australian workforce.


12 Sep 2017

This report addresses the needs of a range of users - from governments seeking to learn policy lessons to the general public wanting to monitor how its country’s schools are progressing in producing world-class students.

Discussion paper

6 Sep 2017

This issues paper describes the context and objectives of the review to achieve educational excellence, and poses a series of questions intended to stimulate thinking around how success can be defined and measured, what can be done to improve and how ongoing improvement can be...


4 Sep 2017

This report is intended to inform the work being undertaken by the Higher Education Standards Panel on the impact of professional accreditation on Australian higher education and opportunities that may exist to reduce regulatory burden for higher education providers.

Discussion paper

24 Aug 2017

This paper argues that the requirement for purpose-driven and mission-specific cyber security education is increasing, and recommends that this become a focus of new initiatives in cyber security education.