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In addition to our own publications, we act as a hub for publications on issues relevant to our transformation agenda. If you have any to share, please email mediawise@mediawise.net.au

Using Research Well

September 21, 2021

This Discussion Paper offers a unique practitioner perspective on quality research use. It presents educators' views on using research well in terms of key characteristics and connections to the Quality Use of Research Evidence Framework. It outlines considerations for teachers, school leaders, system leaders, researchers, and research organisations in relation to increasing and improving the quality use of research in schools.

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Too many young Australians still complete their formal school education without the knowledge, skills, attitudes and dispositions they need to navigate the transition from school to further education, training, or employment. In recent times, there have been numerous reviews, studies and reports from Australia and internationally looking at policy and practice for school to work transition and, more broadly, the way young people (and others) ...

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Between May 2020 and January 2021, the Center for Universal Education at Brookings, together with its Family Engagement in Education Network project collaborators, surveyed close to 25,000 parents across 10 countries on families’ beliefs, motivations, and sources of information with respect to their children’s education. This brief shares the insights and key takeaways.

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In 2020, the Center for Curriculum Redesign (CCR), in collaboration with the Brookings Institution, unveiled a landmark report and website describing how 22 jurisdictions did or did not cover the education of Competencies. This Discussion Paper is intended
to advance the imperative for multidimensional assessments of countries’ competencies.

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This discussion paper from Learning Creates Australia presents themes and insights from a short research project exploring the changing nature of the relationship between employers and young people in Australia.

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This paper takes an in depth look at each of the 10 Hopes for Change - capturing insights, evidence, trends and challenges associated with each one - and highlights “spotlight” initiatives and innovations in the UK and around the world which build the case for how each Hope could be realised.

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Fundamental new perspectives on the predicament of humanity are emerging from a wide range of disciplines and standpoints: we will be alluding to insights from the worlds of social philosophy, science, economics, business, the third sector, and economic and social entrepreneurs. Taken together, they indicate that a revolution of values and action is urgently needed, which in turn depends upon a transformation of education. Leading that ...

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Curriculum reform is always front-page news when it comes to a traditional disciplinary area such as mathematics. While it might seem that the subject matter of mathematics is universal, highly procedural, and unquestionable in structure and rigour, changes to what and how mathematics is taught have been happening in many countries for some time now.

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In a time of rising complexity, it is more important than ever to understand our students’ educational experience and desires for the future. That is why we have turned the focus of this year’s Education Future Report to the student perspective, having surveyed Australian students aged 16 to 24 to inform these insights. To lead students well we first need to understand them and gain insight into education from their perspective. As we bring ...

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Australia’s youth: in brief presents key findings from the main web report, Australia’s youth. Both reports examine the most recent data available across 7 broad areas, or domains. These domains are based on the AIHW’s people-centred data model— health, social support, education, employment, income and finance, housing and justice and safety. Some information on the impact of COVID-19 on young people is included throughout ...

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