education policy

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NSW Education is planning an overhaul of its procedures for selective school placement as part of a review of its gifted and talented policy, its Secretary Mark Scott has told a conference at UNSW Sydney.

school funding

US research clearly shows how better results can be achieved, and it’s not all about throwing more money at education, writes Richard Holden.

class teaching

Introducing a minimum ATAR for students looking to study teaching is not a silver bullet to improving teaching standards in schools, writes Tony Loughland.

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Vision and detail are relatively absent from all three major parties' education policies, write Kalervo Gulson and Shaun Rawolle. 

Teaching

Apparently, teachers and principals have no need to hear about research on international education policy and are too sensitive to deal with “controversial” ideas, write Kalervo Gulson and Andrew Gibson.