Disadvantaged students

Report

18 Mar 2019
391

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

23 Oct 2018
36

This report examines how equity in education has evolved over several cycles of the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). It identifies the policies and practices that can help disadvantaged students succeed academically and feel more engaged at school.

Discussion paper

9 Oct 2018
90

This discussion paper seeks to engage with those that use and administer Away from Base (AFB) support, with the aim of considering the two program model currently in place. It is designed to seek feedback on activities currently funded through AFB programs.

Report

26 Jul 2018
63

The Fellowship research sought to better understand how accountability for performance against equity policy goals and funding operates across the Australian higher education system.

Report

26 Mar 2018
244

This resource is the first Australian study to demonstrate the predictive relationships between a set of educational outcomes as young people move through school. These outcomes are students’ school attendance, achievement in English or Maths, school completion and involvement post-school in work or study.

Report

22 Mar 2018
289

Why do some regions perform better with disadvantaged learners than others? Identified through the analysis of a number of data sources, this research explores the strategies and practices in place at TAFE and other private and community education providers.

Submission

20 Jun 2017
2

A small proportion of Australia’s universities, such as RUN’s members, do the ‘heavy lifting’ in terms of providing access to students from low SES backgrounds.

Submission

8 Jun 2017
6

Compared with urban universities, any cut to the Commonwealth Grant Scheme would impact relatively more on regional universities and on what they can provide for regional students and communities.

Report

11 May 2017
20

Abstract

Australia-wide mentorship programs structured for equity students reported exceptional performance against evidence-based benchmarks. Mentorship programs offered by 39 universities were mapped across three stages: enabling, engagement and employment. All of the surveyed equity group programs demonstrated good or exemplary practice. Seven recommendations...

Audio podcast

Article

2 Dec 2016
127

Networking and collaboration are becoming increasingly important for addressing the complex challenges in many social sectors – to help build capacity and create momentum for change.

Since 2014, SVA has convened a network of schools in disadvantaged communities to share and collaborate to improve...

Report

31 Aug 2015
163

Examines the policies and research on charter schools and their equivalents in five countries –USA, Sweden, Chile, England and New Zealand.

Summary Charter schools and free schools – publicly-funded, privately-managed schools – have been introduced in several countries around the world as a...

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