Suzanne Rice


The experience of education: the impacts of high stakes testing on school students and their families

This study lays bare Australian educator’s perspectives of NAPLAN testing and its unintended effects on schooling and student well-being.

Getting good teachers into challenging schools

Australia has relatively high levels of education, and our students perform well in international achievement tests, but there is an unacceptable gap between the performance of our best students and our weakest, many of whom are pooled in schools that are hard to staff. While...