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Rob Joseph


ATAR’s rising relevance: admission standards and completion rates

This paper looks at past research and recent data on ATAR with respect to university admissions, completions and attrition, with a particular focus on the growing category of students admitted on a non-ATAR basis.
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A shorter path to teaching: exploring one-year postgraduate qualifications

Australia faces major teacher workforce challenges, especially in STEM subjects and rural schools. In recent years, the number of commencing Initial Teacher Education (ITE) students has been lower in most jurisdictions than in previous times. In this paper, the author argues that, compared to other...