Is the continuing increased funding for schooling achieving results?
Christopher Mountford, CEO
The latest Report on Government Services 20221 released by the Productivity Commission highlights the considerable continuing increase in Commonwealth Government funding for Australian schools.
The latest report, which covers the 2019-20 period, highlights a total government recurrent expenditure on school education of $70.6 billion, a 5.9 percent increase on the previous year.
Trust the science?
Mark Newham, Director (School Improvement & Performance)
The global pandemic has highlighted the importance of having confidence in research. At a time when the community is being asked to trust the science, many social scientists are facing an untimely crisis and are questioning the power and trustworthiness of each other’s work. The loss of trust is often attributed to the replication crisis which spans all research fields, including education.