The Strong Foundations Kununurra education strategy provides direction towards strong and positive outcomes for Aboriginal children and their learning journey, in Kununurra over the next five years. This was developed over 6 months by Aboriginal leaders and Aboriginal organisations.
The key challenge for regional, rural and remote education is ensuring, regardless of location or circumstances, that every young person has access to high quality schooling and opportunities.
Australian Education Union submission to to the independent review into regional, rural and remote education
This AEU inquiry submission argues that a significant shortfall of federal funding for public schools will magnify the stark disadvantages and under-resourcing that already disproportionately threaten regional, rural and remote public schools around Australia.
The discussion paper highlights key educational challenges and issues that impact on the learning outcomes of regional, rural and remote students. It aims to create a springboard for fresh ideas to improve outcomes for these students.
"Let me have my own pigeon hole and copying number": developing partnerships in rural and remote schools
This paper reports on a project designed to better prepare inexperienced teachers for the particular demands involved in teaching in rural and isolated areas.
This audit commends NSW's plan for school infrastructure, but says there will be challenges to implementation.
Enforcing compulsory schooling by linking welfare payments to school attendance: lessons from Australia’s Northern Territory
Efforts to enforce compulsory schooling by linking welfare assistance to school attendance are rarely successful in themselves, according to this report. Abstract Efforts to enforce compulsory schooling by linking welfare assistance to school attendance are rarely successful in themselves. One reason is a lack of...
This audit found that the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development has not provided access to high-quality education for all students. Summary Students in rural Victoria make up 30 per cent of the student population. In rural Victoria levels of disadvantage are higher...
This report provides information on the factors affecting participation of regional students in Australian universities, and particularly the relative importance of socioeconomic status and access to university in influencing higher education participation across regions.