In response to COVID-19, most of the world’s student population was impacted by transitions to remote learning. This report presents evidence-based options for action to inform policy and programmatic solutions.
The Centre for Social Impacts' response to the 2021 Federal Budget discusses how the key changes presented are likely to have an impact, both positive and negative, on different social issues around Australia.
COVID-19 has started an economic tsunami that threatens to overwhelm progress towards reducing disadvantage across New South Wales. This report provides estimates based on international, Australian and original research on the impact of rising unemployment on disadvantage across NSW’s regions.
Australia should launch a $1 billion, six-month tutoring blitz to help one million disadvantaged school students recover learning lost during the COVID-19 lockdowns, according to this Grattan Institute report.
Teachers across Australia have had to transition into the online environment without a strong evidence base to inform their approach. This research suggests that the impact on student learning and outcomes for Australian children who are disadvantaged will depend in part on how well teachers...
During the current period of home-based self-isolation, those without the ability to effectively and affordably access and use digital technologies will find it immediately and increasingly difficult to participate in contemporary economic, social, cultural and civic life.
This paper considers what is required to improve education outcomes for children and young people in out-of-home care (OOHC). Children and young people in OOHC have often experienced traumatic events and require additional support to access safe environments and quality education so they can thrive...