Australia needs a new national assessment system rather than reforms to the current NAPLAN system, according to a new report from the Gonski Institute for Education.
New research reveals digital devices as a great distraction in family life.
The new closing the gap targets are ambitious, especially in the area of early childhood education. But this doesn't mean they can't be met, with the right approach.
Gonski Institute for Education research reveals Australian educators’ perspectives on children, digital technology, health and learning.
Pasi Sahlberg is professor of education policy and deputy director of the Gonski Institute at UNSW. The Finnish educator and author has advised on education reforms around the world.
New data shows some of the biggest issues confronting parents these days all seem to have one common element: smart devices.
New research shows the community wants a range of skills other than those that relate to 'stressful' Year 12 exams to also be considered for university entry assessment.
The damaging effects of NAPLAN could be avoided by moving to sample testing of students, says a submission to governments by the Gonski Institute for Education at UNSW Sydney.
Report from Gonski Institute for Education at UNSW Sydney calculates that Australia could add more than $50 billion to its annual GDP by focusing on students outside major cities.
Good educators know when they are not needed, says the Gonski Institute of Education’s newest recruit. By Wendy Frew.