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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

The 2021 NAPLAN report published on Wednesday paints a worrying picture of school education in Australia. It is a stark reminder of how much work we need to do to close the shocking achievement gap between advantaged and disadvantaged students.

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This CSE paper argues that futures thinking is an essential component to leading education systems in increasingly uncertain times.

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Schools of the Future

April 20, 2022

This white paper is the outcome of a global consultative process initiated by the World Economic Forum’s Platform for Shaping the Future of the New Economy and Society to identify promising models of quality education for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It is the first output of the Forum’s Education 4.0 initiative, which aims to catalyse systems change by mobilizing a broad and innovative coalition of relevant stakeholders around new ...

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Authors Linda Kaser and Judy Halbert argue that leadership in schools is about making a difference in the lives of all learners regardless of their family background, socioeconomic status, race, gender, sexual orientation, or geographic
location. School leadership involves increasing the learning of all students as well as closing any ‘gap’ between groups
of students.

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A New Path Forward

March 22, 2022

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) navigate a lifetime of transitions between learning and work in a very different and rapidly changing world.
Learning Creates Australia commissioned Public Purpose to undertake a comparative and analytical review of ...

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Australia’s current education system is inequitable and not all students enjoy the same access and benefits that come from schooling. The Centre for Social Impact’s Amplify Insights: Education Inequity reports utilise an evidence-based systems approach to propose changes in practice and policymaking which address education inequity in the early, middle and senior years of school.

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Australia’s current education system is inequitable and not all students enjoy the same access and benefits that come from schooling. The Centre for Social Impact’s Amplify Insights: Education Inequity reports utilise an evidence-based systems approach to propose changes in practice and policymaking which address education inequity in the early, middle and senior years of school.

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This OECD Learning Framework 2030 offers a vision and some underpinning principles for the future of education systems. It is about orientation, not prescription.

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In a big picture Australian education is an outlier – schools in states and territories are more regressive, divided and socially segregated than in most other rich countries. As a consequence, the current Australian school system is concentrating disadvantaged students in disadvantaged schools, with serious implications for overall student achievement. That is a structural failure. This Gonski Institute paper is authored by Chris Bonnor, Paul ...

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This CSE paper by Michael Fullan is intended to provide a comprehensive solution to what ails the current public school system and its place in societal development – a system that is failing badly in the face of ever complex fundamental challenges to our survival, let alone our thriving as a species. What follows is a ‘big’ proposal. Once started the ‘four drivers’ feed on each other as a system in motion. Most important, the timing ...

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