Education

Report

17 Dec 2018

This report presents a summary of statistics relating to young people aged 15 to 19 years who participated in education and training with an Australian provider during the year. Information on participation is presented for school students, higher education students, apprentices and trainees, and vocational...

Commentary

17 Dec 2018

The IPA's audit of academic freedom pits people either for or against universities. This prevents us from having thorough conversations about real threats to academic freedom.

Report

13 Dec 2018

This report shows that national student performance in ICT literacy has remained stable, compared to the previous sample assessments held in 2014.

Website

The 227 recommendations
11 Dec 2018

This web page and associated resources lists all 227 recomendations from the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence.

An update for each recommedation is included on a linked page.The recomendations are seachable and also can be filtered by categories and the government departments responsible...

Report

10 Dec 2018

This report recommends that universities abolish concerning policies, introduce policies that safeguard free intellectual inquiry and sign on to the University of Chicago’s sector-leading statement on free expression.

Report

10 Dec 2018

This report explores the reasons employers are using unaccredited training, why they chose this form of training over others and whether it is meeting their skill needs.

Article

7 Dec 2018

Like all rankings, the UK's Research Excellence Framework (REF) has its share of shortcomings and moreover could be a damaging exercise for the humanities.

Report

6 Dec 2018

VET student outcomes 2018 presents information from the National Student Outcomes Survey on the outcomes of students who completed their vocational education and training (VET) in Australia during 2017.

Discussion paper

5 Dec 2018

This inquiry has some big considerations to explore, some of which are set out in this discussion paper. These include the way in which Australia continues to define its higher education providers and universities, how to signal differentiation across the sector, and how to optimises...

Report

5 Dec 2018

This edition of the SDG 4 data digest builds on last year’s report, which proposed a conceptual framework and tools to help countries improve the quality of their data and fulfil their reporting requirements. This report presents the wide range of national and cross-national learning...

Report

Research findings of a survey on how and why young New Zealanders view online pornography
3 Dec 2018

This report presents findings from a study into how and why young New Zealanders view online pornography. One in four young people first saw porn by the age of twelve, and three out of four young people have seen porn by the age of seventeen....

Report

29 Nov 2018

This interim report presents the committee's findings and conclusions about the effect of red tape on private education (private education inquiry).

Other text

29 Nov 2018

CAUL and the AOASG have released this joint statement about the importance of Open Scholarship. The statement responds to recommendations in the Australian Government Funding Arrangements for non-NHMRC Research report recently released by the Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training.

Report

26 Nov 2018

This report is the first of its kind to apply the deprivation approach to examine deprivation among young Australians using information provided by young people themselves. It builds on earlier projects that developed and applied the approach used here to adults.

Report

26 Nov 2018

The recent public debate on the matters being considered in this inquiry has been prompted, in the most immediate sense, by the disclosure of certain recommendations in a review on religious freedom commissioned by the federal government.

Report

23 Nov 2018

This review, conducted by Deloitte Access Economics, was positive about the establishment of TEQSA as the national regulator in 2012, and noted that the higher education sector's views regarding the regulatory system established by the Act, and TEQSA as the regulator, are positive.

Discussion paper

23 Nov 2018

The IRU recently published a discussion paper, Towards a tertiary future , outlining our vision for tertiary education in Australia.

This supplemental paper has now been published by the IRU, digging further into Longitudinal Survey of Australian Youth (LSAY) data around applications, acceptances and...

Policy report

23 Nov 2018

In November 2018, the Australian Academy of Science outlined 10 science priorities for the 2019 federal election in a policy platform document and summary.

Earning Our Future: the platform of the Australian Academy of Science recommends that the mutual obligations of scientists and government...

Report

22 Nov 2018

University campuses throughout the West are in the grip of a troubling social phenomenon, now in danger of spreading beyond the ivy walls. Teaching staff who speak out are being intimidated, silenced and vilified. Students who choose to think against the mainstream are harassed and...

Report

21 Nov 2018

This report argues that the international student industry in Australia is in a precarious state because of its high dependence on overseas-student fee revenue and because current enrolment levels are not secure.

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