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.
Research messages brings together research publicly released by NCVER over the year. The 2017 compilation reflects an extensive collection of NCVER research activities undertaken during 2017, comprising of reports, summaries, infographics, occasional papers, presentations and webinars.
This resource presents a summary of statistics relating to young Australians aged 15 to 19 years who participated in an education and training activity during 2016. Information on participation is presented for school students, higher education students, apprentices and trainees, and vocational education and training...
This quick guide provides links to essential resources relating to Australian schooling, policy and administrative frameworks, and numerous state and territory government websites.
NAPLAN data provide parents, schools, governments and the non-government school sectors with important information about whether young Australians are reaching important educational goals.
Looking at over a decade of education expenditure, it is clear that governments are not approaching education investment in a coherent and thoughtful way. We see ad hoc, piecemeal spending across the system.
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.
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.
Entrepreneurial learning is an emerging way of responding to the growing need to enhance student capabilities and position students for success.
Research has shown a decline in sport participation for youth between 13-17 years old and that, in order to increase participation in this age group, sporting activities need to be designed to meet their motivations and interests.
The ILETC project conducted workshops between November 2016 and May 2017 in each of the project’s geographic regions. The purpose was to establish existing teachers perspectives and insights on concepts central to this project.
Girls are taking up STEM subjects at a much lower rate than girls, partly due to gender bias in the community, and it could hurt their chances in the job market down the track
This report on why many girls do not pursue study and careers in STEM has recommended a range of initiatives and programs to encourage girls’ participation in these subjects at school to better equip them to pursue careers in what are the fastest growing occupations...
This study explores the views of 6492 NSW primary and secondary school students’ post-school aspirations. It explores when VET begins to feature in students’ thinking about their futures, the kinds of students who think about VET, and under what conditions.
This report describes Australian parents’ beliefs about the capacity of the current education environment to meet the educational needs of their children. The report is based on a survey of Australian ASG members and non-members conducted in May 2017.
The report notes that when countries and their leaders make 'learning for all' a national priority, education standards can improve dramatically.
This AEU inquiry submission argues that a significant shortfall of federal funding for public schools will magnify the stark disadvantages and under-resourcing that already disproportionately threaten regional, rural and remote public schools around Australia.
The first phase of this project focused on collecting baseline data on the types of learning spaces, teaching practices and learning in Australian and New Zealand schools. This report outlines the survey of school leaders conducted in late 2016.