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Book

Building better schools with evidence-based policy

This book is relevant to every person who works in a school. Users of this book can be assured that each policy has been carefully formulated from the current understandings of best practice. This is a practical innovation, and an example of how schools can...
Report

Benchmarking tree canopy in Sydney’s hot schools

Analyses provided in this report will assist the development of the most effective tree planting strategies for each of Sydney’s 100 hot schools.
Guide

Relationships and sexuality education

These two guides have been designed to help schools adopt a whole-school approach to strengthening their programmes in relationships and sexuality education. They incorporate the latest research on relationships, gender, sexuality, and wellbeing. They also take into account the cultural and social changes and the...
Report

The state of schooling: state, state-integrated and private school performance in New Zealand

This report explores school effectiveness across state, state-integrated, and private schools, otherwise defined as school authority (or type).
Working paper

Evaluation of the Speak Out Against Racism (SOAR) program pilot

The Speak Out Against Racism (SOAR) project is a major research study focused on understanding and addressing experiences and attitudes to racism and racial discrimination, and bystander responses to racism and racial discrimination in Australian schools.
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.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Michael Daley says NSW Government has closed more schools than it has opened. Is he correct?

Announcing NSW Labor's plan to replace 1,000 demountable classrooms with permanent buildings, Opposition Leader Michael Daley claimed the state government had closed more schools than it had opened.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Labor Party ad overreaches on Coalition school funding cuts

An education advertisement released by the Federal Government claims every school in Australia will be affected by cuts planned by Opposition Leader Tony Abbott.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Is the Abbott Government cutting $30 billion from school funding?

Opposition education spokeswoman Kate Ellis claims Tony Abbott and Christopher Pyne have announced $30 billion in cuts to Australian schools.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Is Labor's schools policy fully funded?

Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen claims that Labor's decade-long schools policy, "your child, our future", is fully funded through future budget savings.