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Kylie Hillman

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PISA Australia in Focus Number 2: Educational expectations

A smaller proportion of Australian teenagers are expecting to go to university or TAFE than they did fifteen years ago, according to this research.
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PIRLS 2016: Reporting Australia's results

This report analyses and interprets the Australian data collected as part of PIRLS 2016. Where appropriate, this report makes comparisons with the results of other countries and with the international average, to better understand Australian achievement in reading literacy and its context.
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Food, fibre and the future

Primary Industry plays a vital role in Australian’s economy and society, but the gap between rural and urban communities is growing, contributing to a lack of understanding of where food and other basic necessities of life come from. The recent television advertisement in which the...
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Challenges for Australian education: results from PISA 2009

The reading literacy of Australian 15-year-old students has fallen sharply over the past decade, results from the 2009 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) reveal. The Australian national report shows Australia’s results have also slipped in mathematics but held ground in science. PISA measures how...
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Attitudes, intentions and participation in education: Year 12 and beyond

This briefing paper draws on findings from several LSAY Research Reports (5, 27, 31, 33 and 41) which report on how student attitudes and engagement in the formative school years influence subsequent participation in post-compulsory education and training. Data is used from two LSAY cohorts...