Education--Economic aspects

Discussion paper

18 Sep 2018

The Ministry of Education, Education New Zealand, and the New Zealand Qualifications Authority are seeking input from the international education sector and individual providers on lifting the percentage rate of the Export Education Levy (EEL). The minister is required by the Education Act 1989 to...

Report

4 Jul 2018

This report examines how socio-economic status (SES) scores are calculated for non-government schools, which informs the base level of taxpayer funding they receive. The report recommends technical changes to one element of the formula used to distribute funding for non-government schools and systems, based on...

Policy report

17 Jun 2018

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...

Strategy

2 Jun 2018

Education Minister, Chris Hipkins, has released this final draft of the International Education Strategy 2018-2030, and is encouraging New Zealanders to have their say through an online survey and sector meetings. This strategy takes a broad look at international education and its role in an...

Report

3 May 2018

This audit tested a sample of grants provided to non‑government schools under all major schemes, and found that the NSW Department of Education consistently allocates and distributes grants in line with its methodology.

Commentary

20 Apr 2018

The second Gonski report has been presented to the federal government, and will soon to be made public. Will it back innovative ideas to improve schools — and if it does, will it get the support it needs?

Commentary

22 Mar 2018

Catholic schools say they're losing money under Gonski 2.0, but this is only true for schools serving students in affluent areas – those in poorer areas will either be unaffected, or get more.

Commentary

7 Mar 2018

The former NSW education minister says Australia has a cultural problem when it comes to schooling.

Commentary

5 Mar 2018

Labor’s shadow education minister faces the problem of working out why school reform has failed, and what a federal education minister could do about it.

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.

Report

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.

Submission

23 Jan 2018

RUN universities are committed to improving student access, participation and success. However, there still exists a significant gap in higher education attainment (and Year 12 school completion) between the regions and major cities.

Policy report

12 Dec 2017

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.

Research report

12 Dec 2017

The Centre for International Research on Education Systems (CIRES) at Victoria University has been commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training (DET) to prepare a research paper on the Socio-Economic Status (SES) score methodology. The SES score is used to allocate Australian...

Discussion paper

12 Dec 2017

Socio-economic status (SES) scores provide a relative ranking of all non-government schools based on the income, education and occupation characteristics of the areas in which students at each school reside. The National School Resourcing Board is calling for written submissions to inform their consideration of...

Report

6 Dec 2017

The objective of the audit was to assess the arrangements established by the Department of Education and Training to monitor the impact of Australian government school funding.

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.

Research report

14 Oct 2017

This report argues that schools should invest in evidence-based, cost-effective policies to improve literacy and numeracy results.

Report

10 Oct 2017

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.

Submission

25 Sep 2017

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.

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