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Peter Hurley

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Deserts and oases: how accessible is childcare in Australia?

The evidence is overwhelming on the impact of good quality early learning in fuelling children’s development and giving them a great start in life. This research reveals where in Australia the demand for space in early childhood education and care (ECEC) outpaces local capacity to...
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Equity through complexity: inside the “black box” of the Block Model

This study investigates an innovation in higher education that has achieved demonstrable results for equity students - the Block Model at Victoria University. The study looked inside the “black box” of the Block Model, interviewing Victoria University leaders, academics and students about why it has...
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Student, interrupted: international education and the pandemic

This report shows that all destination countries have experienced disruption to their international education sectors. The greatest reductions occurred in the middle of 2020, when countries introduced lockdowns and border restrictions in response to the first wave of the pandemic.
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COVID-19 and early childhood education and care

This research report examines the health risks posed to young children from COVID-19, the risk of children transmitting the virus, and the strategies that early learning centres need to implement to reduce the risk of transmission.
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Australian investment in higher education

Pandemics, border closures and government reforms of student funding arrangements have resulted in the Australian higher education sector facing some of its greatest challenges. This report is part of a series examining investment in different parts of Australia’s education system, and examines investment over at...