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.
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.
This report rates Australia’s performance against similar countries and proposes policy reforms for schools and universities, hospitals and housing, roads and railways, cities and regions, budgets and taxes, retirement incomes, and climate change.
NAPLAN is a national asset. With 12 years of data, gathered four times during the course of every student’s schooling, it provides vital insight into how schools and students are performing. In this submission to the 2019 NAPLAN Reporting Review, Peter Goss and Julie Sonnemann...