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Recent full text reports and discussion papers, relating to education, identified from Cunningham Library's Australian education daily news service and other news alert services.
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Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) Australia | ACER

This website provides background information on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).
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Shared interest: a universal loan fee for HELP | Grattan Institute

Shared interest: a universal loan fee for HELP | Grattan Institute | Education Reports | Scoop.it
By Andrew Norton and Ittima Cherastidtham
"A 15 per cent loan fee on all new tertiary education lending could save the Commonwealth $700 million a year and make the Higher Education Loan Program more affordable for government. The fee would help to offset the government’s interest costs, while being fair to all students and preserving the loan program’s social goals."
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From concept to classroom: what is translational research?

From concept to classroom: what is translational research? | Education Reports | Scoop.it
This working paper considers the application of translational research concepts and methodology in the education sector.
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The role and importance of Islamic studies and faith in community Islamic schools in Australia

The role and importance of Islamic studies and faith in community Islamic schools in Australia | Education Reports | Scoop.it
The role and importance of Islamic studies and faith in community Islamic schools in Australia
Ibrahima Diallo
8 November 2016
Source:
Research Centre for Languages and Cultures (UniSA)
Owning Institution:
University of South Australia
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NSW Business Chamber - NSW Business Chamber - Laying the foundations for apprenticeship reform

NSW Business Chamber - NSW Business Chamber - Laying the foundations for apprenticeship reform | Education Reports | Scoop.it

Report published November 2016:


Laying the foundations for apprenticeship reform

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Flinders University

Flinders University | Education Reports | Scoop.it
Flinders is a leading international university in Australia with a record of excellence and innovation in teaching, research and community engagement.
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Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage: Key Indicators 2016 - Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage Productivity Commission

Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage: Key Indicators 2016 - Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage Productivity Commission | Education Reports | Scoop.it
This comprehensive report card measures where things have improved (or not) against 52 indicators across a range of areas including governance, leadership and culture, early childhood, education, health, home and safe and supportive communities, and includes case studies on things that work to improve outcomes.
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Release of the Higher Education Standards Panel report on Improving the Transparency of Higher Education Admissions Processes | Department of Education and Training

Release of the Higher Education Standards Panel report on Improving the Transparency of Higher Education Admissions Processes | Department of Education and Training | Education Reports | Scoop.it
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Does private schooling pay? Evidence and equity implications for Australia - Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre

Does private schooling pay? Evidence and equity implications for Australia - Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre | Education Reports | Scoop.it
How effectively different schools prepare young people for future social and economic engagement has important implications for education practice, funding allocations and social equity, as well as for parental decision making. This paper uses data from waves 2001-2014 of the... Read article
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Turning theory into practice: Teaching STEM to primary students

An ACER research review suggests that fundamental STEM skills should be established in primary school and that the most effective way to do this is through an integrated approach to teaching STEM.
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Australian Screen Content Project Australian Screen Content Project

Australian Screen Content Project Australian Screen Content Project | Education Reports | Scoop.it

"Screen Content in Australian Education: Digital Promise and Pitfalls is one of the most in‑depth studies of the distribution and use of screen media in education ever conducted in Australia."

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Questions of engagement: improving the learning experiences of students in Years 5 to 8

Questions of engagement: improving the learning experiences of students in Years 5 to 8 | Education Reports | Scoop.it
This report describes a collaborative two-year action research project which aimed to identify influences on engagement and disengagement with learning of students in Years 5 to 8.
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On with the job: what happens to students with low reading ability after school?

On with the job: what happens to students with low reading ability after school? | Education Reports | Scoop.it
The research, which looked at more than 12,000 students, suggests 15-year-olds with low reading proficiency had very similar job outcomes by age 25 as those with medium proficiency.
There was no statistical difference in all four employment categories, including full-time, part-time work, study or neither employment or study. No significant difference was also found in job earning capacity.
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Mission Australia reports young people most concerned about alcohol, drugs, mental health and discrimination

Mission Australia reports young people most concerned about alcohol, drugs, mental health and discrimination | Education Reports | Scoop.it
Major new research by Mission Australia has revealed rising numbers of young people are reporting concerns about alcohol and drugs, mental health and discrimination, pointing to the need for a more targeted and co-ordinated approach to ensure youth support services are accessible across the nation.
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Australian results TIMSS 2015 (Dec 2016) | Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) | ACER

Creating and promoting research-based knowledge, products and services to improve learning.
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Focus on Phonics: Why Australia should adopt the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check

Focus on Phonics: Why Australia should adopt the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check | Education Reports | Scoop.it
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Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series: 2016: Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research: The University of Melbourne

Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series: 2016: Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research: The University of Melbourne | Education Reports | Scoop.it

The latest report, written by Cain Polidano and Chris Ryan and published in November 2016, is the "Long-Term Outcomes from Australian Vocational Education."

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Western Australia's International Education Sector: Performance and Prospects - Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre

Western Australia's International Education Sector: Performance and Prospects - Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre | Education Reports | Scoop.it
Australia has been a leader in international education for many years, and it is now the country’s principal services export and our third largest export industry overall. It has been identified in any government and other studies as an industry... Read article
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Small Voices, Big Dreams 2016

Small Voices, Big Dreams 2016 | Education Reports | Scoop.it
Small Voices Big Dreams 2016-Australian report.pdf



- At ChildFund Australia we work to publish information that helps you understand the work we do to help children in need and their communities in Africa, Asia, Latin-America and the Pacific Islands.
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MEDIA RELEASE: BUSTING THE MYTHS ABOUT WOMEN IN STEM | Australia's Chief Scientist

The Office of the Chief Scientist has released a new occasional paper and datasheet about the obstacles facing women in STEM in Australia. You can read the
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Discipline Profile of the Mathematical Sciences 2016

Discipline Profile of the Mathematical Sciences 2016 | Education Reports | Scoop.it
The Discipline Profile of the Mathematical Sciences 2016 provides a detailed snapshot of the state of the discipline and its impact from the classroom and higher education to research development, workforce trends and industry innovation. This year’s profile includes preliminary data from AMSI’s 2015 survey of Australian university mathematical sciences departments, as well as the […]
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Two Years are Better Than One | Mitchell Institute

Two Years are Better Than One | Mitchell Institute | Education Reports | Scoop.it
Access to a high-quality preschool program is one of the few proven strategies for lifting outcomes for all children. Evidence shows that two years of preschool has more impact than one, especially for the children most likely to be developmentally vulnerable.
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New data highlights the flaws in failed VET FEE-HELP scheme | Ministers' Media Centre, Australian Government

New data highlights the flaws in failed VET FEE-HELP scheme | Ministers' Media Centre, Australian Government | Education Reports | Scoop.it
New statistics released today reveal the full extent of the failure of Labor’s VET FEE-HELP scheme that has seen unscrupulous providers prey on vulnerable students and the cost to taxpayers blow out from $325 million in 2012 to $1.8 billion in 2014 and $2.9 billion in 2015. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the issues with VET FEE-HELP are why the Turnbull Government will shut it down at the end of 2016 with the new VET Student Loans program starting in January with course restrictions for providers, loan caps and student engagement requirements.
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The Rural and Remote Education Blueprint - Interim monitoring and evaluation report

� The Rural and Remote Education Blueprint also examines important education performance indicators such as attendance, retention,�NAPLA
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