Secondary education

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Secondary schools
NARROWER TERMS
Report

Educational performance and funding in New Zealand: are our children getting the education they deserve?

This report takes a closer look at the evidence on New Zealand students’ educational achievement and examines whether a lack of funding may be playing a role in declining education performance.
Report

Teaching writing in secondary English in the NAPLAN era

This report presents findings from research investigating the writing pedagogies, beliefs and practices of English teachers in the context of a decade of Australia's NAPLAN testing, where writing has been consistently identified as problematic in secondary schools.
Evaluation

Unleashing the power of the collective in education

The SVA Bright Spots Schools Connection is a Collaborative Leadership Development Network (CLDN) launched in 2014 by Social Ventures Australia. A review of international literature, presented in this report, shows that in recent decades, collaboration has become a priority in schooling and education reform across...
Report

Education at a glance 2020

This report includes a focus on vocational education and training, investigating participation in vocational education and training at various levels of education, the labour market and social outcomes of vocational graduates as well as the human and financial resources invested in vocational institutions.
Report

Boarding off and on country: a study of education in one Northern Territory remote community

This report examines the educational outcomes of Indigenous young people from a remote community in the Northern Territory over 10 years.
Report

The literacy landscape in Aotearoa New Zealand

This paper summarises the evidence for how best to improve children and young persons’ literacy development in Aotearoa New Zealand. There is an urgent need to have acceptable equity and excellence outcomes for all our students. Among 15 year-olds, literacy achievement levels have been dropping...
Report

VET in schools 2019

This publication presents information on the vocational education and training (VET) undertaken by school students in 2019, as part of their senior secondary certificate of education.
Briefing paper

NSW school education: PISA 2018, socioeconomic background and proposals for reform

This Issues Backgrounder discusses Australia’s and NSW’s performance in the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA). It also discusses recent proposals for reform of NSW school education.
Report

Looking to the future

This review was conducted to provide the Education Council with advice and recommendations on how senior secondary students can better understand and be enabled to choose the most appropriate pathway to support their transition into work, further education and/or training.
Report

Action plan for Pacific education 2020-2030

This Action Plan is a blueprint for communities, the education sector and the Government to transform outcomes for Pacific learners and families.