Schools

Report

21 Feb 2019
277

This report presents an initial snapshot of public opinion in Australia regarding schools and schooling, including an examination of differences between voters of the main political parties, between parents and non-parents, people living in different areas, and those with different educational backgrounds.

Report

13 Feb 2019
31

This report presents findings of a survey of 120 people across Australia who are connected to schools, and examines their beliefs, attitudes and experiences relating to the impact of their built environment on health and learning outcomes.

Blog post

11 Feb 2019
19

Second in a four-part series of articles about NZ's Tomorrow’s Schools Review, this post focuses on the ‘framing’ of the report – the underlying messages about the agenda, value system and goals that are evident in the introduction and summary sections of the report.

Blog post

8 Feb 2019
16

This piece begins a four-part series about the Tomorrow’s Schools Review Taskforce report released in December 2018 reviewing the administrative arrangements for New Zealand schooling over the last three decades.

Report

22 Jan 2019
19

This report presents one of the first accounts of public opinion in Australia regarding digital technology and schools.

Report

7 Dec 2018
30

As part of the national Education Conversation | Kōrero Mātauranga, the NZ Government is reviewing Tomorrow’s Schools – the name given to the reforms that dramatically changed the governance, management and administration of our schools nearly 30 years ago.

Strategy

14 Sep 2018
74

This report shows just how much solar energy could benefit Victorian high schools. If a 100kW solar system was installed in all of the 418 Victorian public high schools, the results would be game-changing.

Guide

Developing policy on firearms activities/events involving students
30 Jul 2018
25

The following guidance is for boards when developing a policy involving activities on and off school grounds where students are interacting with firearms in some way. The guidance will also clarify the requirements that need to be considered when drafting a school firearms policy.

Report

26 Jul 2018
67

This audit examines whether school councils are meeting their objectives under the Education and Training Reform Act 2006. It considers the Victorian Department of Education and Training's guidance, and whether the DET effectively oversees school councils and keeps the minister informed on their performance.

Technical report

17 Jul 2018
212

This report outlines a systematic review of evidence that different learning environments have an impact on student learning outcomes. This review investigated how researchers measure changes in academic outcomes attributed to changes to both primary and secondary schools learning environments.

Guide

17 Apr 2018
39

What is a highly effective school principal, and what do they do that makes them so effective? The Principal Performance Improvement Tool sets out to answer these questions. It provides a point of reference that principals can use to reflect on their current practices and...

Report

28 Mar 2018
87

New Zealand now has its first national picture of teaching and school practices, and principal leadership in English-medium schools.

Report

6 Mar 2018
99

Ever wonder if Australia was alone in spending millions of dollars on publishing meaningless data on schools? This American research argues that providing data to parents within the context of a market-driven school choice ecosystem is not an effective tool for equalizing educational opportunity, but...

Report

11 Feb 2018
428

This report argues that the Commonwealth should not use the extra money it is spending on schools as an excuse to intervene more broadly in school education.

Commentary

7 Feb 2018
53

There is limited evidence to support the idea that making physical changes to classrooms boosts learning outcomes. The reason for this is schools are complex places.

Evaluation

7 Feb 2018
6

New Zealand's Principal Recruitment Allowance is an allowance available to boards of trustees in schools which face significant challenges and have a principal vacancy. This formative evaluation seeks to understand how a programme is operating and inform decision making aimed at improvement.

Chapter

18 Jan 2018
28

In this chapter, Robert Hattam explores notions of citizenship and global citizenship through the prism of the culturally responsive school.

Technical report

15 Sep 2017
34

The first phase of this project focused on collecting baseline data on the types of learning spaces, teaching practices and learning in Australian and New Zealand schools. This report outlines the survey of school leaders conducted in late 2016.

Report

20 Jul 2017
89

This Super Synthesis identifies which interventions have the greatest impact on student learning and education participation in developing country contexts.

Thesis

19 Jun 2017
13

The aim of this research was to critically examine the perceptions and understandings of culturally responsive practices carried out by secondary school middle leaders in low decile, multi-ethnic school settings in New Zealand. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with seven middle leaders from six different secondary...

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