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To reduce inequality in Australian schools, make them less socially segregated

Contributing author to How unequal? Insights on inequality, Laura Perry writes educational inequality in Australia takes many forms and can stunt the potential of young people. She suggests early, targeted and intensive support to students as soon as they start to fall behind and making our schools more socially integrated are the keys to tackling underachievement.  Read more…

20/04/2018 | Dr Laura Perry | 0 Comments


New evidence to break the cycle of educational disadvantage

There is a clear link between low-socioeconomic status and poor education and employment outcomes. But it doesn't need to be this way according to research from the Smith Family. Head of Research and Advocacy, Anne Hampshire explains.   Read more…

20/04/2018 | Anne Hampshire | 0 Comments


Education inequality is costing Australia billions

The Public Education Foundation estimates that educational inequality is costing Australia billions. Executive Director David Hetherington explains, costs will continue to climb as Australia's most disadvantaged students fall further behind.  Read more…

20/04/2018 | David Hetherington | 0 Comments


The real issues with the 457 visa aren't being addressed

In this post from The Conversation, Dr Joanna Howe discusses Australia's 457 visa program.
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18/11/2016 | Dr Joanna Howe | 0 Comments


Vocational education and training issues go beyond VET FEE-HELP: Professor the Hon. Stephen Martin

At the start of this week CEDA launched its latest research report VET: securing skills for growth.
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01/09/2016 | Professor the Hon. Stephen Martin | 0 Comments