Education, Primary

Report

18 Mar 2019
374

This study investigated Australia’s top-performing disadvantaged schools, with the aim of finding any common policies and practices that have led to their success.

Report

28 Feb 2019
267

The National Report on Schooling in Australia 2017 is the annual report on Australia’s school education sector. It has been produced by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) on behalf of the Education Council.

Journal article

26 Feb 2019
22

This article identifies the apps that are most frequently used in 148 Australian primary schools and categorises them by their stated treatment of identifiable information.

Report

21 Feb 2019
270

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.

Policy report

7 Feb 2019
295

This paper argues that numerous studies of the Reading Recovery program have provided no sound evidence that it has sustained positive effects on children’s reading achievement in the medium or long-term, despite its widespread use and high cost.

Report

1 Feb 2019
12

This chapter focuses on performance information for government-funded school education in Australia.

Commentary

17 Jan 2019
70

Gonski called time on Australia’s “industrial” model of “mass education.” But does the diagnosis — and the prescription — reflect classroom reality?

Report

13 Dec 2018
24

This report shows that national student performance in ICT literacy has remained stable, compared to the previous sample assessments held in 2014.

Report

23 Oct 2018
309

This national report card on NAPLAN school results reveals big differences between the states on the rate of progress students make over the course of their schooling.

Policy report

22 Oct 2018
242

Capabilities are the things that allow us to apply knowledge and skills - they are vital for lifelong wellbeing and job success. Governments must deliver systems that support all early learning centres, schools, vocational institutions and universities to strengthen capabilities in every Australian learner.

Draft report

21 Sep 2018
36

This draft action plan was developed with input from a range of sources, including the 2015 Learning Support Update, and the Select Committee Inquiry into Identification and Support for students with Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Report

20 Sep 2018
245

This review looked at teacher registration in Australia to ensure processes are nationally consistent, rigorous and focused on teacher quality. The final report outlines 17 recommendations to strengthen teacher registration.

Policy report

14 Sep 2018
30

This tool has been designed to help improve the way teachers and leaders engage with Pacific learners to make a major difference to their educational success.

Guide

21 Aug 2018
42

This Quick Guide provides links to information about:

- national policy and administrative framework for school education

- Australian Government funding for schools

- individual schools

- statistical sources—including student achievement statistics and other international statistics

- Indigenous school education...

Policy report

Prioritising school-industry partnerships in Australia’s education system
30 Jul 2018
183

This report argues that both schools and industry play a role in ensuring all young people are given learning opportunities that enable them to reach their full potential.

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.

Report

4 Jul 2018
303

The National Report on Schooling in Australia 2016 addresses the eight areas of commitment to action specified in the Melbourne Declaration. It describes the national policy and reporting context for school education in Australia and reports against the nationally agreed key performance measures (KPMs) for...

Policy report

17 Jun 2018
200

This report argues that the 'Gonski 2 Review' into Australian schools failed to fulfill its terms of reference to examine the evidence regarding the most effective teaching and learning strategies, and to provide advice on how the extra federal government funding for schools should be...

Report

15 Jun 2018
74

The aim of the Fresh Water Literacies Project was to build on primary aged students' understanding of the importance and finite availability of natural resources.

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