Organisation

Mitchell Institute

Owning Institution
Description

Thousands of young Australians are missing out on educational opportunities. We look at the entire education system, tracking young people’s pathways from before school, through primary and secondary school and into tertiary studies and careers.

Mitchell was established in 2013 by Victoria University with founding investment from the Harold Mitchell Foundation.

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Policy report

22 Oct 2018
241

Capabilities are the things that allow us to apply knowledge and skills - they are vital for lifelong wellbeing and job success. Governments must deliver systems that support all early learning centres, schools, vocational institutions and universities to strengthen capabilities in every Australian learner.

Policy report

Prioritising school-industry partnerships in Australia’s education system
30 Jul 2018
183

This report argues that both schools and industry play a role in ensuring all young people are given learning opportunities that enable them to reach their full potential.

Report

23 Apr 2018
247

If participation rates in higher education and VET in Australia fall as the population increases, there will be fewer people of prime working age who can effectively participate in the labour market in the future. The level of participation in VET and higher education, and...

Discussion paper

21 Mar 2018
293

Only one in four domestic undergraduate students were admitted to courses based on their ATAR in 2016, down from one in three in 2014. This is at odds with the message reinforced by schools, families and the media – that the ATAR is everything.

Policy report

12 Dec 2017
277

Looking at over a decade of education expenditure, it is clear that governments are not approaching education investment in a coherent and thoughtful way. We see ad hoc, piecemeal spending across the system.

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