Education--Government policy

20 December 2016

The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of the design and administration of the VET FEE-HELP scheme.

16 December 2016

This report outlines the Australian Government's response to the Higher Education Standards Panel's report on improving the transparency of higher education admissions.

4 December 2016

This report argues that a 15% loan fee on all new tertiary education lending could save the Commonwealth $700 million a year and make the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) more affordable for...

31 October 2016

Evidence shows that two years of preschool has more impact than one, especially for the children most likely to be developmentally vulnerable. It is time for Australia to pursue a national...

Journal article
13 October 2016

Global education consultant, Charles Leadbeater, identifies four features of innovative schools essential to prepare students for the changing world or work. They centre around developing students...

Audio interview
5 October 2016

The federal government is finally moving to rein in the VET FEE-HELP vocational student loan scheme that has been widely rorted and has cost the budget billions of dollars.

Discussion paper
30 September 2016

A collection of articles on national education policy was posted to the TJ Ryan Foundation website during this year’s federal election campaign.

Discussion paperSubmission
9 September 2016

Development of successful HEPPP programs takes time and commitment by each university, for this reason HEPPP resources should be reasonably predictable for universities so that they can develop...

9 September 2016

The Australasian Council of Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (DASSH) argues that the humanities, arts and social sciences (HASS) sector comprises a large part of Australia’s research...

6 September 2016

Governments began watering down Gonski’s school-funding recommendations right from the start, says panel member Ken Boston. But New South Wales shows how it could have been.