Latest Submissions

28 July 2017

Give students more information about their prospects for success

A quarter of a million students started university this year. The government has information about how well they are likely to do. But that information is not available to students, or difficult for them to find. In this submission, Grattan’s Andrew Norton and Ittima Cherastidtham call on the government to provide personalised completion prospects to students.

30 May 2017

Submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Australian Education Amendment Bill 2017

The Turnbull Government’s ‘Gonski 2.0’ plan is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to end Australia’s long and toxic school funding wars — but it is not perfect. In this submission to the Senate Inquiry, School Education Program Director Pete Goss and Fellow Julie Sonnemann recommend six changes to Gonski 2.0 to create an even better, faster and more affordable route to needs-based funding.

20 July 2016

Better access to data will lead to better decisions

Submission to the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Data Availability and Use

20 June 2016

Submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into the National Education Evidence Base

Gathering good evidence of what works in classrooms is vital to building better schools.