This report argues that the 'Gonski 2 Review' into Australian schools failed to fulfill its terms of reference to examine the evidence regarding the most effective teaching and learning strategies, and to provide advice on how the extra federal government funding for schools should be...
Starting school is an important milestone for every child and their family. This report gives us some insight into what contributes to making that process more positive or challenging, from the perspective of the cohort parents.
This report argues that maximising every student’s learning growth requires a set of shifts across Australian education systems, and a sustained, long-term and coordinated improvement effort, based on shared ambition, action and accountability.
The key challenge for regional, rural and remote education is ensuring, regardless of location or circumstances, that every young person has access to high quality schooling and opportunities.
These guidelines will make it easier for systems and sectors, principals, and other education leaders to find and develop future leaders, and ensure pathways to leadership are clear and inclusive.
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.
Much effort has been put into developing resources, frameworks, policies and programs to support and engage students. This work is important and has helped many students, but by listening to the voices of children and young people, it is clear there is more to be...
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.
The NZCER national survey of primary and intermediate schools 2016 included a number of questions that asked specifically about matters related to Pasifika students, Pasifika families, or Pasifika cultural activities at school. We have brought the responses to these questions together for researchers working in...
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.
This report analyses and interprets the Australian data collected as part of PIRLS 2016. Where appropriate, this report makes comparisons with the results of other countries and with the international average, to better understand Australian achievement in reading literacy and its context.
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.
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.
This research highlights some of the challenges faced by children and young people in their middle years (eight to 12 years of age) who are being overlooked in policy and program design.
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.