This report summarises the advantages and disadvantages with various financial incentives to promote adult learning based on international and Australian experience. Drawing from these insights, as well as analysis of individual and firm-level barriers, the report provides policy recommendations for how Australia could reform its...
The research detailed in this report explores student understandings and concerns in relation to the collection and use of learning analytics.
This report shares some of the strategies and approaches used by schools that are focusing on improving achievement in writing. It also shares some simple strategies used in classrooms where achievement in writing had been accelerated.
This research builds on two earlier CESE publications: High Value-Add schools: Key drivers of school improvement and Six effective practices in high growth schools. These reports identified broad descriptions of which practices make a difference; they did not, however, identify how schools successfully implement these...
This report examines the scope and experience of freedom of speech in Australian universities. The proposes a model voluntary code of conduct and some modifications to the Higher Education Support Act and related Higher Education Standards.
Outlining a transformative and sustainable regional education agenda aligned with global agendas such as the Sustainable Development Goals, this strategy was adopted by Forum Education Ministers in 2018.
This audit examines whether the Victorian Department of Education and Training and the Victorian Institute of Teaching have a clear and accurate understanding of the professional learning that occurs in Victorian government schools, including the planning, cost, and impact, so they can target and support...
This audit assessed the effectiveness of the NSW Department of Education's workforce plans and strategies in responding to the demand for secondary teachers in STEM-related disciplines.
This literature review provides an overview of cognitive load theory, which is a theory of how human brains learn and store knowledge. Dylan Wiliam has described cognitive load theory as ‘the single most important thing for teachers to know’. Grounded in a robust evidence base...