Non-Government schools

Report

Victorian schools: determining and distributing funding

This paper looks at funding flows from the Australian and Victorian governments to government and non-government schools.
Report

The Australian principal occupational health, safety and wellbeing survey: 2019 data

The aim of this research project is to conduct a longitudinal study monitoring school leaders’ (principals and deputy/assistant principals) health and wellbeing annually.
Report

Australian government response to the Red Tape Committee report - Effect of red tape on private education: interim report

The Australian government welcomes the interim report on the effect of red tape on private education by the Senate Select Committee of Red Tape Committee (the Committee), which was tabled on 29 November 2018. The report makes seven recommendations. This response addresses the recommendations of...
Commentary

Less choice, less affordability: the private school subsidy paradox

The decades-long expansion of public funding to private schools has done the opposite of what its proponents claim.
Briefing paper

False promises: how delivering education through public-private partnerships risks fueling inequality instead of achieving quality education for all

A growing body of evidence shows that education public-private partnerships which support private schooling, used in a large number of donor funded education systems, are too often failing the most vulnerable children and risk deepening inequality.
Report

The Australian principal occupational health, safety and wellbeing survey: 2018 data

The latest report from this longitudinal study of Australian school leaders finds that many are experiencing bullying, intimidation, and high levels of stress.
Discussion paper

Separating scholars: how Australia abandons its struggling schools

Based on an analysis of end-of-school measures of student achievement from 1,600 schools in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland, this paper concludes that Australia's school system is increasingly separating and dividing students by advantage and achievement.
Report

Effect of red tape on private education: interim report

This interim report presents the committee's findings and conclusions about the effect of red tape on private education (private education inquiry).
Discussion paper

‘People like us’: school choice, multiculturalism and segregation in Sydney

Daily encounters with cultural difference help establish an organic multiculturalism that becomes an ordinary part of people’s lives. People learn to deal with each other in an everyday fashion, and their differences are not a barrier to engagement and sometimes friendship. In schools where students...
Report

Grants to non-government schools

This audit tested a sample of grants provided to non‑government schools under all major schemes, and found that the NSW Department of Education consistently allocates and distributes grants in line with its methodology.