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.
This report argues that schools should invest in evidence-based, cost-effective policies to improve literacy and numeracy results.
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 highlight of the TJ Ryan Foundation’s 3rd anniversary event was a keynote address from Dr Ken Boston, former Director-General of Education in South Australia and New South Wales, and member of the Gonski Review panel. Dr Boston spoke on the topic of 'Gonski Report:...
Early childhood education and care (ECEC) and school education bear on the wellbeing and quality of life of young Australians as well as on the capabilities and productivity of Australia’s future labour force. Recognising this, Australian governments have committed to national education goals that emphasise...
This report was commissioned by the Australian Education Union to examine the economic case in favour of the full implementation of the school funding reforms outlined by the Review of School Funding (Gonski Review).
Australia has been recognised as consistently outperforming most OECD countries...
The $7 billion needed for the Federal Government to fund the last two years of the Gonski plan can be easily financed. The Government has a potential revenue pool of at least $34 billion a year by reducing several tax concessions to high income earners...
AER 60 takes the 2011 Gonski Review of Funding for Schooling as a vantage point, from which to consider the national funding of schools in Australia, past and future.
Section 1 outlines the educational values and perspectives that have underpinned school funding...
If you're a parent of a public school student who's paying for all the extras like excursions, laptops or more books for the library you might question the idea that public schools are free. But the idea of school fees for public education has proven...
The Centre for Social Impact is proud to present a lecture series on Creating Social Change: From Innovation to Impact, in parallel with the launch of its new Undergraduate course by the same title. This lecture series is generously hosted by the Australian Graduate School...
Neither Labor nor the Coalition are rising to the challenge posed by Gonski
David Gonski is a famously cool customer, but surely even his sangfroid was tested as he rose to speak on Wednesday evening at Melbourne University’s Wilson Hall. This was his...
This inaugural Jean Blackburn Oration was given by Mr David Gonski AC, Chair of the 2011 Review of School Funding , and includes Mr Gonski's first comments on proposed changes to school funding in the most recent Federal Government budget.
Federal Education Minister Christopher Pyne's promise to overhaul Gonski has become a lightning rod for conflict between the Abbott Government and the States. But his critics argue that clawing back the Gonski reforms would see the return of the deep inequities of the SES scheme...
GONSKI’s survival to this point and its reluctant endorsement by the federal opposition represent a considerable political achievement on the part of the government, and of Julia Gillard in particular, against many expectations and predictions, including mine.
There is much to be grateful for...
Gonski’s recommendations can work if we keep in mind how they might fail, writes Dean Ashenden in Inside Story
Is it possible to have mixed feelings about Gonski? Copious debate, commentary and criticism since the report’s release in February have served only...
THIS was always going to be a big year in education and it doesn’t get much bigger than the release of the report of the Review of Funding for Schooling, known as the Gonski review. We’ve had reviews and reports before but this one has...
Strongly argued, thoroughly evidenced, and unlikely to succeed. In Inside Story, Dean Ashenden looks at the Gonski report on Australian schools.
SINCE the grand Karmel/Whitlam settlement of 1973, money for schools has come from three different sources and gone in three different mixes to...
A much-anticipated review of Australian school funding, spearheaded by businessman David Gonski, was handed to the Gillard government today....
A brief review of the Gonski report on school funding from Save Our Schools
The central issue in the Gonski review of school funding has been whether the focus of government funding policies should switch from supporting choice to improving equity in...