Legislation and regulation in Australia: children and young people with disability in primary and secondary education settings
This report analyses relevant legal and policy frameworks relating to the education of students with disability, with a focus on primary and secondary school settings across Australia.
To improve pathways and outcomes for disadvantaged students in the future, this report finds that demonstrating to young people the value and applicability of mathematics in early adolescence was a key determinant of students’ future persistence in STEM.
From a policy point of view, early and accurate identification of students with special needs in primary education best ensures successful continuous support for their development. This paper argues that education systems should develop strategic policy actions to improve the quality and number of teachers...
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...
The focus of the Respectful Relationships Education in Primary Schools pilot was on implementing and evaluating a whole-of-school approach to respectful relationships education in primary schools, focusing on Years 1 and 2 (students aged five to seven years) in particular. This report is the final...
This briefing paper, commissioned by the NSW Teachers Federation, examines the impact of enrolment growth on the future demand for teachers in the NSW public school system.
Effective delivery methods and teaching strategies for child sexual abuse prevention: a rapid evidence check
This rapid evidence check presents the current state of child sexual abuse (CSA) prevention programs, reviewing their utility and effectiveness for CSA prevention education for children. It includes recommendations about the design and delivery of programs for pre-schoolers and children in the early primary school...
This chronology provides an overview of key opening and closing dates for Victorian primary and secondary schools between March 2020 and February 2021, in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
This report analyses the career paths and labour market outcomes of the early childhood education (ECE) workforce. Several data sources are used to complement and cross-check each other.