TIMSS 2015: a first look at Australia's results
This report, released by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), on the latest international study of mathematics and science achievement, reveals no improvement in the performance of Australian students. Releasing the report, ACER Director of Educational Monitoring and Research, Dr Sue Thomson, said the...
TIMSS 2007: Taking a closer look at mathematics and science in Australia
The latest results from the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) show that Australian Year 4 students have displayed some improvement in Mathematics achievement since 2003. But achievement levels of Australian students have remained static in Year 8 mathematics and Year 4 science...
Non-apprenticeship VET courses: participation, persistence and subsequent pathways
The non-apprenticeship VET sector provides a successful pathway from school to further education and training for young Australians from all socioeconomic backgrounds, according to Julie McMillan, Sheldon Rothman and Nicole Wernert. They find that around 20 per cent of young Australians had enrolled in a...