How to fix education: cut tests, defund private schools

In the final part in our series of what the next government should do to save Australian education,

My urgent wish list for Australian education

By Caroline Mansfield

Each day this week, EduResearch Matters will publish the views of educational leaders on the state of education

If only we really wanted to solve the problems

By Jim Watterston

Each day this week, EduResearch Matters will publish the views of educational leaders on the state of education

How to support our proud and essential profession

By Susan Ledger

Each day this week, EduResearch Matters will publish the views of educational leaders on the state of education

The insidious way the new curriculum undermines democracy

By Peter Brett

The public’s mind is focused upon politics in the final week of a bruising election campaign. The language

Ditch the widgets. Start investing in their amazing futures

By Daniel Edwards

The cost of teaching a student from a low SES background is significantly higher than for more advantaged

A vital message for teachers everywhere: how to help traumatised students

By Tebeje Molla and Damian Blake

We are constantly exposed to life-threatening events that result in trauma. Natural disasters such as seasonal bushfires and floods have affected millions of Australians. The COVID-19 pandemic has also brought about loss of life, extended isolation, and exposure to increased domestic violence— for some youth, all these events can be traumatic.   Likewise, human-induced traumatic events

Why the markets can never teach us how to care for the aged

By Mary Leahy

In the lead up to the Federal election, aged care has emerged as a major point of difference

Why we must urgently rescue arts education now

By Robyn Ewing

Australian governments have taken a limited view of the Arts, artists and the imperative of quality arts education for our children and young people for decades. They have neglected or ignored the research that education in, about and through the Arts, especially when authentically integrated across the curriculum, is a strong predictor of long term