This paper provides new estimates of the over-funding of private schools provided by the Morrison Government. They are based on data published last year by Senate Estimates. The paper also provides new estimates of the under-funding of public schools.
Based on empirical data collections, this report provides more than twenty practical recommendations on how to reduce the impacts of outdoor heat.
Examination into the use of apps and web‐based learning tools in Victorian government primary schools
This examination involved collecting information from the Department of Education (DET) and four government primary schools to understand how digital learning tools are being used from Prep to Year 6. Schools are obliged to consider privacy when selecting digital learning tools. However, this report finds...
This report explores school effectiveness across state, state-integrated, and private schools, otherwise defined as school authority (or type).
In Victoria, almost 64 per cent of students are educated in a government school. The Student Resource Package’s (SRP) objectives include improving the targeting of resources by aligning them to student learning needs. This audit examines if the Department of Education and Training accurately allocates...
This report provides an analysis of the huge increase in the bureaucratisation of public education in Australia since 2002.
This paper looks at funding flows from the Australian and Victorian governments to government and non-government schools.
The Speak Out Against Racism (SOAR) project is a collaborative school-based study on racism, racial discrimination and bystander responses to racism among Australian schools.
Fact Check: Labor says Scott Morrison cut $14 billion from public schools while treasurer. Is that correct?
Labor claims that the Coalition Government axed funding for public schools by $14 billion, an accusation it has pushed through a campaign website.
This report draws attention to a problem that has become a regular subject of ‘public interest disclosures’ to the Ombudsman – nepotism in government schools. It highlights the need for school principals and staff to check and follow integrity obligations, and the need for public...