Educational achievement

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Achievement tests
Student achievement
NARROWER TERMS
Working paper

Promoting inclusive education for diverse societies: a conceptual framework

In many countries, schools and classrooms are becoming increasingly diverse along a variety of dimensions. The 'Strength through diversity: education for inclusive societies project' seeks to help governments and education systems address diversity to achieve more equitable and inclusive education systems. This paper presents the...
Briefing paper

What is the relationship between childhood maltreatment and early educational outcomes?

This briefing paper summarises key findings from the NSW Child Development Study’s research looking at the relationship between maltreatment of children before entry to school and educational outcomes in primary school.
Report

Beating lockdown blues: students pass the Covid test

Home-based learning due to pandemic-induced school closures is the greatest educational disruption impacting on school systems in recent history. This research adds to the evidence base by not only assessing whether students’ learning may have been impacted during home-based learning, but also why students may...
Report

Intergenerational refugee aspirations and academic success: from uncertain pasts to promising futures

This report offers significant insights into the research on intergenerational aspirations of refugee-background families. It highlights the important role of parents in fostering the educational success of their children and their subsequent development as accomplished, confident and respectful young adults.
Report

How socio-economics plays into students learning on their own: clues to COVID-19 learning losses

The research outlined in this report shows that learning loss during the COVID-19 pandemic has been most pronounced among socio-economically disadvantaged students and schools.
Report

Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study: outcomes of children and young people in out-of-home care

This research report aims to understand the pathways and experiences of children who entered out-of-home care in NSW and to examine educational outcomes.
Report

Young voices of the pandemic: youth survey COVID-19 report 2020

This survey report brings to life reflections on the experience of living through the COVID-19 pandemic between April and August 2020, through the voices and perspectives of young people in Australia aged between 15 and 19.
Report

Gather. Grow. Graduate.

BETA built and tested a new mobile app to help university students gather important support groups, grow their resilience and stay on track to graduate. This report outlines the research findings from the project.
Discussion paper

Scaling up success in majority Indigenous schools

This publication is an edited version of Noel Pearson’s speech at the Centre for Independent Studies event ‘Scaling up success in majority Indigenous schools’, held in Sydney on 18 May 2021.
Fact sheet

Disadvantage facing young people with disability: what’s changed over time?

This fact sheet outlines the ways in which Australian young people with disability (aged 15 to 24 years) experience disadvantage in many areas of their lives.
Report

Mind the gap: understanding the Indigenous education gap and how to close it

Indigenous educational disadvantage remains among the most pressing and persistent public policy challenges in Australia. This research examines sources and extent of Indigenous educational disadvantage and proposes how policymakers can better meet the ambition of closing the gap.
Report

Pillar 3 report: what can be done to maximise educational outcomes for children and young people experiencing disadvantage?

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.
Report

To graduation and beyond: secondary school performance and tertiary education outcomes

This report examines whether students are progressing into tertiary education and completing a tertiary qualification after enrolling.
Report

VET student outcomes 2020: impact of COVID-19 on domestic students

The broad range of restrictions imposed to control the spread of COVID-19 have caused widespread economic disruption in Australia and significantly impacted the labour market. Using data from the National Student Outcomes Survey, this report examines how domestic students who finished a VET qualification in...
Report

Systems Leadership for Child Wellbeing project: stage 1 synthesis report

This collaboration between Every Child and the Australian and New Zealand School of Government aims to drive systems leadership and facilitate better integrated support to, and improved outcomes for, children.
Report

Supporting carers to succeed in Australian higher education

Australians who care for people with a disability, illness, or a broader need often embody many of the qualities sought by universities. The purpose of this research project was to establish the first major evidence base for analysing student carers in Australian higher education.
Report

Smart, successful, strong: the case for investing in adolescent girls' education in aid and COVID-19 response and recovery

This report shines a light on the impact of COVID-19 on adolescent girls in South-East Asia and the Pacific and their experiences of accessing secondary education over the last twelve months.
Report

"Ghost student" failure among equity cohorts: towards understanding Non-Participating Enrolments

This report provides an in-depth examination of 'ghost student' failure among commencing domestic bachelor students generally but focuses particularly on four student equity cohorts: regional and remote, low socioeconomic status (SES), Indigenous, and non-English speaking background (NESB) students.
Report

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.
Essay

Whitlam, Western Sydney and the promise of university

In this essay, 2020 E.G. Whitlam Fellow, Dr Alexandra Coleman, offers some policy options for consideration about how to ensure a person’s tertiary education experience and academic achievement enriches themselves, their lives and communities.