House of Representatives Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training
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Too many Australians leave school with language, literacy, numeracy and digital literacy (LLND) skills gaps that limit opportunities and life choices. This inquiry report finds that improving adult LLND skills in Australia will help individuals find meaningful employment, earn higher wages and achieve personal fulfillment.
Education in remote and complex environments
While online education has the potential to bridge gaps in education access, it is no substitute for in-classroom teaching. This inquiry examined how education meets the learning needs of students in regional, rural and remote communities, and how barriers in education can be overcome.
Australian government funding arrangements for non-NHMRC research
This inquiry examined the efficiency, effectiveness and coherency of Australian government funding for research. It focused on federally funded research agencies, their funding mechanisms and university collaborative research.
Unique individuals, broad skills: Inquiry into school to work transition
This inquiry examined teachers and teaching, including the importance of ongoing teacher education, ‘measurements of gain’ in schools, government programs designed to support young people to gain the skills and work experience they need to get and keep a job and particular issues facing students...