26 October 2018

State Orange Book 2018: Policy priorities for states and territories – Melbourne

Following the release of our State Orange Book 2018, this Policy Pitch event, featuring a number of Grattan Institute Fellows and Program Directors, examined some of the policy recommendations from ten years of Grattan Institute reports and outline what state and territory governments should do to improve Australia.

30 April 2014

Catching up: learning from the best school systems in East Asia

The five top-performing systems are Hong Kong, Korea, Shanghai and Singapore, according to OECD’s 2009 PISA assessments. In recent years, Australia and many OECD countries have substantially increased education expenditure, often with disappointing results. Grattan Institute’s new report, Catching up: learning from the best school systems in East Asia, shows how studying the strengths of these systems can improve our children’s lives.

30 April 2014

The challenges of learning from others

Professor Yong Zhao, Presidential Chair, Associate Dean of the College of Education at the University of Oregon, discussed the benefits and pitfalls of international policy research.

30 April 2014

Economic returns to education

What are the links between education and productivity? With the Australian school education system currently going through a major reform, Grattan Institute hosted a seminar which discussed the relationship between education and economic returns. Will the proposed education reforms make a difference to Australian productivity?

13 March 2013

Alliance 21 Australia – USA policy exchange: education and innovation

Grattan Institute is taking part in the Alliance 21 project that is exploring shared policy interests between Australia and the United States, and providing an independent assessment of the future of the US-Australia alliance.