Submissions

Publications

Inquiry into measurement and outcome-based funding in New South Wales schools
Glenn Fahey
31 August 2019

The Portfolio Committee on Education in the NSW Legislative Council has set up an inquiry into measurement of outcomes in schools, and proposals for outcome-based funding. The inquiry has been prompted by school funding based…

Submission to NAPLAN Reporting Review 2019
Blaise Joseph, Jennifer Buckingham
18 March 2019

NAPLAN is a key element of government transparency and accountability There is very little evidence of widespread misuse or misinterpretation of data on the MySchool website. NAPLAN and My School are valued by parents and…

Submission to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet – Consultation Paper: COAG Closing the Gap Refresh
Charles Jacobs
30 April 2018

While the targets set in 2008 were ambitious, and the task immense, the failure to meet the majority of targets implies the need for a reassessment of the underlying principles and structures of the Closing…