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The likelihood of withdrawing from university is generally correlated with ATAR, according to this report.
Describes the effectiveness of correctional education in improving post-release outcomes
Abstract Using a longitudinal dataset of prisoners in Western Australia, this paper describes the effectiveness of correctional education in improving post-release outcomes. The report shows that the more classes completed by prisoners the...
During the past three decades, extensive literature has accumulated on the early years of life for children. Research findings unequivocally agree that these years are a critical period of intense learning for children which provides the foundation for later academic and social...
The period 2006 to 2014 has seen an approach to the national support of eResearch infrastructure by the Australian Government which is unprecedented. Not only has investment been at a significantly greater scale than previously, but the intent and approach has been...
Provides a profile of mothers' and children's educational expectations and whether these change over time.
The research shows that the educational expectations of parents and children are important factors in predicting children's educational achievements and occupational outcomes. This chapter provides a...
The latest figures from a report by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) on the National Assessment Program in Civics and Citizenship (NAP-CC), released by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) reveal that half of the Year 6 and Year 10 students...
This Senate report recommends that the Higher Education and Research Reform Bill 2014 be rejected by the Senate.
The Senate Education and Employment References Committees' inquiry and report looked at: (a) the principles of the Higher Education and Research Reform Bill...
This review calls for major governance reform, an overhaul of Athletics Australia’s high performance practices and for the sport to be united under one structure.
Following the recent 2014 Commonwealth Games, the Board of Athletics Australia Limited, in partnership with...
This report provides recommendations intended to achieve improvements in both the content and delivery of initial teacher education courses in Australia.
The evidence is clear: enhancing the capability of teachers is vital to raising the overall quality of Australia’s school...
Numeracy skills are a key driver of economic growth and yet, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS 2008) nearly eight million Australian adults lack the numeracy skills to cope with everyday life and work. The vocational education and training (VET) sector is one...