Organisation

School of Education (UniSA)

Report

The prevalence and effectiveness of anti-bullying strategies employed in Australian schools

Executive Summary The report examines the prevalence and effectiveness of anti-bullying policies being used in a convenience sample of Australian government schools in six state or territory educational jurisdictions. It has drawn upon the perceptions and experiences of a range of stakeholders, that is, schools...
Discussion paper

Building our nation through public education

This research paper, written by Emeritus Professor Alan Reid from the University of South Australia, describes: Australia’s inequitable schooling system and explains how this has happened The consequences of having inadequate resources for children in need, the majority of whom are in public schools The...
Technical report

Punish them or engage them? Teachers’ views on student behaviours around the school (2)

This report presents findings from an ARC Linkage Study, titled ‘Punish them or engage them? Identifying and encountering productive and unproductive student behaviours in South Australian schools’ (LP110100317), more commonly referred to as the Behaviour at School Study (BaSS). This second report focuses on teachers’...
Technical report

Punish them or engage them? Teachers’ views on student behaviours in the classroom (1)

This report presents the initial findings from an ARC Linkage Grant, titled ‘Punish them or engage them? Identifying and addressing productive and unproductive student behaviours in South Australian schools’ (LP110100317), more commonly referred to as the Behaviour at School Study (BaSS). This phase of the...