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.
The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) has released its 29th NQF Snapshot report, summarising quality rating results for education and care services operating under the National Quality Framework (NQF).
The authors examined the academic ‘pipeline’ for Māori and Pasifika graduates and illustrate the chronic under-representation of Māori and Pasifika in permanent academic positions in New Zealand universities.They identified areas within higher education where significant opportunities are being lost for the recruitment and retention of...
In recent years, right around the world, governments and policy makers have wrestled with how to lift collaboration between businesses and universities. There is a growing body of evidence that shows that when companies tap into the expertise of universities and their researchers, it boosts...
ACECQA, in collaboration with all governments, has released its third Annual Performance Report on the National Quality Framework (NQF).
ACECQA's 28th NQF Snapshot report summarises quality rating results for education and care services operating under the NQF.
The role of higher education in generating ‘public’ and ‘common’ goods: a comparison of Sinic and Anglo-American political cultures
This paper compares Sinic and Anglo-American approaches to the role of higher education in generating public and common goods. It parallels the two higher education systems in the light of their political and educational cultures and their approaches to collectivism and individualism.
‘Mind the Gap!’ Exploring the post-graduation outcomes and employment mobility of individuals who are first in their family to complete a university degree
This one-year study explored how learners intersected by a range of equity categories entered the employment market and how individuals experienced this entry qualitatively. Adopting a mixed methods approach, the study analysed statistics related to post-graduation outcomes for the general student population, comparing them to...
Informing Policy and Practice IV: 2017/18 student equity in higher education research grants program projects
The objective of the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE) is to build the evidence base through research informing policy and practice. One of the ways we have achieved this is through the NCSEHE Research Grants Program. This publication reviews outcomes from...