7 April 2016

Sydney – Mind the gaps: what can we do about widening gaps in school education in Australia?

In this Forward Thinking event Dr Peter Goss hosted a panel of senior leaders in school education to explore learning gaps between Australian students and what can be done about these gaps.

14 October 2015

Brisbane – State of Affairs – Targeted Teaching: closing the gap between theory, policy and practice

Dr Pete Goss, Grattan Institute School Education Program Director, will host a panel of senior leaders in school education in QLD to explore targeted teaching.

15 September 2015

Targeted Teaching: how to close the gap between theory, policy and practice

Dr Peter Goss, Grattan Institute School Education Program Director, hosted a panel of senior leaders in school education to explore targeted teaching.

4 August 2015

School Improvement Episode 6: Targeted teaching with Peter Goss

Pete Goss spoke to Danielle Meloney from ACER’s Teacher magazine on Tuesday 4 August 2015.

19 May 2015

STEM for all: Building the capability of all young Australians in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths

Education commentators divide over how much to promote the disciplines now known as STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Dr Peter Goss will host an expert panel to explore these contradictions.

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 economics and politics of teacher merit pay

Can merit pay be made to work? Andrew Leigh MP discussed the issue with John Daley, Grattan’s CEO.

30 April 2014

Measuring educational quality

Leading education adviser Dr Brian Stecher discussed recent changes in education policy in the United States and considered the lessons Australia might learn from the US experience.

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

Better teacher appraisal and feedback: improving performance

Dr Ben Jensen, Grattan Institute’s School Education Program Director, presented and discussed the findings of his report *Better Teacher Appraisal and Feedback: Improving Performance*.