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Julie Sonnemann

Report

The Recovery Book: what Australian governments should do now

This publication is a policy and strategy blueprint for federal, state and territory governments, including for hospitals and health care, schools and universities, roads and trains, budgets and energy.
Report

COVID catch-up: helping disadvantaged students close the equity gap

Australia should launch a $1 billion, six-month tutoring blitz to help one million disadvantaged school students recover learning lost during the COVID-19 lockdowns, according to this Grattan Institute report.
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Top teachers: sharing expertise to improve teaching

A new career path for expert teachers could transform Australian schools and boost student learning by 18 months by the time they turn 15.
Commentary

The top ranking education systems in the world aren’t there by accident. Here’s how Australia can climb up

High performing systems invest relentlessly in their teachers. They focus on the same things Australian governments do – recruiting the best, training teachers well and giving them practical support and development.
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Attracting high achievers to teaching

Bright young Australians are turning their backs on teaching. Australia needs more high achievers in teaching, because great teachers are the key to better student performance. This report suggests some options to make the profession more attractive.