Organisation

Senate Standing Committee on Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Owning Institution:
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Effectiveness of the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy: interim report

On 15 May 2013 the Senate referred the following matter to the Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Committee for inquiry and report: The effectiveness of the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN), with specific reference to: (a) whether the evidence suggests that...
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The shortage of engineering and related employment skills

This report examines the nexus between the demand for infrastructure delivery and the shortage of appropriate engineering and related employment skills in Australia.
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Higher education and skills training to support agriculture and agribusiness in Australia

A critical skills shortage has developed which threatens the ability of the agricultural sector to continue to grow and meet increasing global demand for food and fibre. On 19 September 2011 the Senate referred the following matters to the Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations...
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Investigation into the National Office of the Health Services Union

Finding 181 contraventions of the HSU rules, this controversial Fair Work Australia report into the National Branch of the Health Services Union was released to the public on 7 May. Summary (by Fair Work Australia) The General Manager of Fair Work Australia has completed her...
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Quality of school education

This report examines how to achieve the best education for students progressing through twelve years of school. The majority of committee members conclude that a more rigorous approach to teacher training and to curriculum design is required to improve educational achievement levels across the country...