For the first time in almost 30 years, NSW will review its entire curriculum, drawing on the recommendations of the latest Gonski 2.0 report which urges a shake-up of teaching in Australia. However teachers are not exactly rejoicing.Read More »
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Gonski 2.0 makes 23 recommendations in a radical rethink of the education system. Read the list here.
Year-based curriculum should be scrapped over the next five years to allow students to learn progressively to their abilities. This is one of 23 recommendations in Gonski's new report, listed here.Read More »
Opinion: The new Gonski 2.0 report reflects a smorgasbord of popular ideas that have been doing the rounds for some time. But implementing the recommendations will require overcoming many political hurdles.Read More »
Why our ailing schools need Gonski 2.0. Read the federal government’s reasoning for an education overhaul.
Australia has dropped from 4th in the world for literacy to 16th, 7th in mathematics to 25th and 4th in science to 14th yet we spend more money per student than higher-performing countries. The government says the education system needs a shake up.Read More »
Leave schools to the states: This piece argues that extra Commonwealth funding is no excuse for the Commonwealth to intervene more heavily in school education policy.Read More »
The year ahead: Expect to hear more about year one phonics test; the Gonski 2.0 review, and the Independent Review into Regional, Rural, and Remote Education.Read More »
Before Gonski 2.0, only students who received disability funding were counted in the top ups for needs-based funding. The onus is now off families and onto schools, but many worry the system is easily rorted.Read More »
In an interview on Channel 9 Today Perth with Tracy Vo, education minister Simon Birmingham spoke again on needs based funding, Gonski 2.0 and how the money will be spent in WA.Read More »
Public submissions have opened for the federal government’s review of regional education. The final report and recommendations will be considered concurrently with the findings of the new Gonski review into achieving excellence in all Australian schools.Read More »
The Australian Education Union (AEU) has expressed serious concern about the federal government’s move to prevent the new panel reviewing student outcomes from considering school funding allocation.Read More »