26 July 2018

Post-Gonski 2.0: Supporting evidence-based teaching practice in the classroom – Sydney

At this Forward Thinking event, School Education Program Director, Peter Goss and a panel of experts discussed the difficulties of achieving evidence-based teaching at scale and how to implement critical reforms, such as tailored teaching and new specialist teacher career pathways.

2 February 2018

Gonski 2.0 Review: What the Commonwealth should do (and not do) to drive improvement in school education – Canberra

In this Capital Ideas event, Dr Peter Goss, Grattan Institute School Education Program Director, hosted a panel of leading policy thinkers to explore what is needed to lift educational outcomes at scale, what are the benefits, challenges and risks of Commonwealth interventions and where should the Commonwealth focus its efforts, and why?

11 May 2016

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

In this Policy Pitch 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.

13 April 2016

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

In this State of Affairs 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.

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.

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

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

Progress on education reform in Australia

Following the release of the second version of *MySchool*, Peter Garrett, Minister for Early Childhood, School Education and Youth, outlined the direction of education reform for the coming year and beyond.

30 April 2014

Measuring what matters: student progress

Grattan Institute is released its first public report “Measuring what matters: student progress” on Wednesday 27 January 2010, looking at the issue of measuring school performance. This issue is relevant to the Commonwealth government’s launch of the “my school” website of school performance.