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Trisha Jha

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21 Sep 2016
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Analysis of Australian longitudinal data, collected through the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children and the Australian Temperament Project, affirms that what happens early in a child’s life can continue to exert an effect throughout childhood. This creates a theoretical window of opportunity to improve a...

Discussion paper

Policy

23 Jun 2016
158

Every election campaign seems full of promises to spend more money, raise more taxes and make government bigger. Voters expect politicians to offer solutions to all manner of problems, most of them far outside federal jurisdiction and many of which are not problems government can...

Report

31 Jan 2016
222

Overview

Australia has a relatively large degree of choice between schools, a product of historical private and non-profit sector involvement in the provision of schooling after British colonisation. Analysis of school funding data in this report shows that there are more similarities in...

Report

31 Aug 2015
163

Examines the policies and research on charter schools and their equivalents in five countries –USA, Sweden, Chile, England and New Zealand.

Summary Charter schools and free schools – publicly-funded, privately-managed schools – have been introduced in several countries around the world as a...

Discussion paper

5 Nov 2014
308

Regulation of childcare for the purposes of early childhood learning and development is a relatively new phenomenon. Where debates were once about whether children are better off in childcare or at home with a parent, today’s conventional wisdom, based on sometimes misguided interpretations of research,...

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