Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs

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30 Dec 2008

Improving educational outcomes for all young Australians is central to the nation’s social and economic prosperity and will position young people to live fulfilling, productive and responsible lives. Young Australians are therefore placed at the centre of the Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals. Schools play...


2 Mar 2008

The ICT Literacy Report represents the findings from the first national assessment of the ICT literacy of Australian school students. It is the third to be published as part of the National Assessment Program (NAP), which includes a cyclical three-yearly program of sample assessments of...


3 Feb 2008

This report is part of the commitment of State, Territory and Australian Government Education Ministers to informing the public of progress made towards achieving the national goals for schooling in the twenty-first century.

The benchmarks that underpin the reporting of student achievement describe nationally...


19 Oct 2007

The Adelaide Declaration on National Goals for Schooling in the Twenty-First Century provides a framework for national collaboration to meet the educational challenges of our times. This new National Education and the Arts Statement aims to build on that framework to foster a culture of...


3 Apr 2007

In 2005, the percentage of students not meeting the benchmarks in numeracy in Year 3 was 6%, however, by Year 5 this had increased to 9% and by Year 7, 18% of students were not meeting the benchmark. Results for Year 7 students also show...

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