This paper aims to provide insights to policy-makers and various education stakeholders, to initiate a discussion on the use and misuse of indicators in education, and to guide future actions towards a better contribution of indicators to education policy implementation.
This guide helps education practitioners and policy-makers reflect on what they have learned from reading a piece of research evidence on a particular policy, program or practice, which they may be considering implementing.
This study draws together information from a variety of sources on the opportunities being provided to young Australians for mastering the skills needed to be well prepared for the future. Its goal is to show where the strengths and weaknesses of the education system lay...
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...
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.
This report is the 30th NQF Snapshot, summarising quality rating results for education and care services operating under the National Quality Framework (NQF). The report finds 81% of services are rated Meeting National Quality Standard (NQS) or above, with 30% of these rated Exceeding NQS...
This publication reports on two invitational workshops with experts in learning and research applications of such technologies. The workshops, held in spring 2020, focused on identifying likely futures for partnerships with libraries.
This report is a summary of interviews held with experts in research and academic technologies from several allied sectors: associations, businesses, academia, and the nonprofit research sector.
This occasional paper is the seventh in a series about the National Quality Framework (NQF). It shares detailed analysis and insights into the quality of children’s education and care services based on the socio‑economic status of their location.
This report presents findings from the three phase, mixed-methods Quality Improvement Research Project, which investigated the characteristics and internal processes of quality improvement in long day care (LDC) services. The findings reinforce the importance of leadership at all levels of service provision.