This paper argues that as the strengths and weaknesses of the Australian federation are tested, there can be few more powerful avenues leading to national unity and prosperity than a genuinely world-class Australian curriculum.
National Agreement for Skills and Workforce Development Review: Productivity Commission study report
This report sets out the Productivity Commission's Review of the National Agreement for Skills and Workforce Development (NASWD). Its key messages are that the NAWSD should be replaced with a new principles based agreement, and there is manifest capacity for governments to get a better...
The final report of the rapid review of ASQA's regulatory practices, governance and culture recommends moving from input and compliance controls to a stronger focus on excellence in training outcomes.
This paper reviews the state of school funding in Australia, bringing together research from international comparisons based on OECD data sources, Australian school-level data, international research literature, and policy documents. It explores how and why the persistent increases in school funding in Australia have failed...
While online education has the potential to bridge gaps in education access, it is no substitute for in-classroom teaching. This inquiry examined how education meets the learning needs of students in regional, rural and remote communities, and how barriers in education can be overcome.
This study draws together information from a variety of sources on the opportunities being provided to young Australians for mastering the skills needed to be well prepared for the future. Its goal is to show where the strengths and weaknesses of the education system lay...
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented disruption to schools and learners in England. This research identifies three areas where the pandemic has the potential to open up new conversations about the future of schooling in England.
Throughout this submission, Universities Australia encourages the federal government to recognise the central role of universities in the COVID-19 response and recovery.
This report provides compelling evidence of disparities in digital education during the COVID-19 response. It shows the positive effects of addressing these digital divides on the outlook of both rangatahi and their parents about their futures.
The Disability Standards for Education 2005 clarify the obligations of education and training providers, and seek to ensure that students with disability can access and participate in education on the same basis as students without disability.