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Submission

24 Nov 2017

The Australian Education Union (AEU) welcomes the opportunity to participate in the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools (The Review). The AEU represents more than 187,000 members including principals, teachers and allied educators in schools, TAFE institutes,...

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Research report

17 Nov 2017

This report sets out the key findings from research on The Paradigm Shifters: Entrepreneurial Learning in Schools initiative (‘the initiative’), a collaboration between Mitchell Institute, the Victorian Association of State Secondary Principals (VASSSP), the New South Wales Secondary Principals...

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Research report

14 Nov 2017

The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is committed to keeping sports relevant and viable, whilst supporting all Australians to develop their physical literacy for active and healthy lives. The ASC is aware that the sport environment is changing and is dedicated to supporting...

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Technical report

10 Nov 2017

A series of research-led workshops in Australia and New Zealand were developed to capture rich data of teachers’ lived experiences and their insights on teaching in innovative learning spaces, as revealed through reflective and speculative activities. The workshop format also...

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Audio program

02 Nov 2017

Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths - or STEM - subjects have long been heralded as the foundations of the jobs of the future. But the uptake of these subjects in Australian schools is low, and the number of girls participating remains well behind their male peers.

A...

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Research report

30 Oct 2017

The retention of girls and women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is important for both equity and economic reasons. Focusing on girls, from birth until the age they leave school, this report provides an up-to-date look at the reasons why many girls do...

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Audio interview

Article

26 Oct 2017

Dr Andreas Schleicher, the OECD’s Director for the Directorate of Education and Skills, discusses building capabilities, or what the OECD calls competencies, and why they matter in education. He explains why be believes they can be taught and measured.

In exploring the workplace of the...

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Research report

23 Oct 2017

This study explores students’ post-school aspirations for vocational education and training (VET). It is evident from searching the literature that there has been no substantive study investigating interest in VET among both primary and secondary school students. In recognition of the evidence...

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Report

26 Sep 2017

The World Development Report 2018 (WDR 2018): Learning to Realize Education’s Promise, is the first ever devoted entirely to education. And the timing is excellent: education has long been critical to human welfare, but it is even more so in a time of rapid economic and social change. The best...

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Submission

25 Sep 2017

The Australian Education Union (AEU) has detailed the risks of the Turnbull Government’s school funding plan, in this submission to the Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education,...

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Research report

21 Sep 2017

The STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) are widely recognised as being crucial to the wellbeing and prosperity of Australia and its people. Yet Australia’s school students are less engaged with STEM studies than their international peers. Further, participation in STEM...

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Technical report

15 Sep 2017

Innovative Learning Environments (ILEs), celebrated by some for the ‘transformational’ educational opportunities they may provide, raise questions whether the anticipated pedagogical value of these ‘non-traditional’ spaces is based on idealised visions of teaching and learning...

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Commentary

14 Sep 2017

Australians value education, so when looking at the OECD’s Education at a Glance 2017 report, it’s not surprising to see we spend more on education than average among comparable nations.

However, it’s worth noting where the money comes from. A...

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Report

12 Sep 2017

Governments are increasingly looking to international comparisons of education opportunities and outcomes as they develop policies to enhance individuals’ social and economic prospects, provide incentives for greater efficiency in schooling, and help to mobilise resources to meet rising demands...

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Discussion paper

06 Sep 2017

This issues paper has been prepared to describe the context and objectives of the review to achieve educational excellence in Australian schools.

It poses a series of questions intended to stimulate thinking around how success can be defined and measured, what can be done to improve and...

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Statistics

01 Sep 2017

This publication presents information on VET in Schools, the vocational education and training (VET) undertaken by school students as part of their senior secondary certificate of education. The VET in Schools arrangement offers two main options: students can undertake school-based...

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Research report

01 Sep 2017

Vocational education programs in schools, called VET in Schools (VETiS), were established with the specific aim of enabling students to undertake both nationally accredited vocational education and training (VET) programs (including part-time apprenticeships and traineeships) alongside programs...

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Report

14 Aug 2017

A disproportionate number of children expelled from Victorian government schools have a disability, are in out-of-home care, or identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, according to the Victorian Ombudsman.

The report found significant reform is required to measure exactly how...

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Chapter

08 Aug 2017

The chapter is structured as follows. A description of the data and methods used is given first. The first analytical section of this chapter provides new evidence about the number of 14–15 year olds who care for someone who is elderly or has a disability or long-term illness; and the primary...

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Report

31 Jul 2017

In the interest of understanding the effect of Held back and the progress on a range of recommendations, the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission has completed a five-year analysis. This paper includes observations on what is...

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