John Polesel

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26 Nov 2012

This study lays bare Australian educator’s perspectives of NAPLAN testing and its unintended effects on schooling and student well-being.

The report draws on the experience of over 8,300 teachers and principals across the country, surveyed at the time of the NAPLAN testing in mid-May,...


30 Jan 2012

This literature review was commissioned to provide context for the research project The Experience of Education: The impacts of high stakes testing on school students and their families.

The project is a collaboration between the Whitlam Institute, the University of Melbourne and the Foundation...


1 Jan 2007

Vocational education and training (VET) in schools have been used in Australian high schools to help increase school retention. In New South Wales, student participation levels in these subjects have grown considerably, from 16% in 1996 to 44% in 2004. To examine the value of...


10 Mar 2004

This report investigates the views of TAFE teachers, school teachers and school students on vocational education and training (VET) in Schools programs. They discovered most schools agree that offering vocational education and training VET programs as part of the higher school certificate is a useful...

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