The NSW government is reviewing the way it allocates $488 million in disability funding for public schools, amid concerns the system encourages "diagnosis shopping" by parents to obtain better funding for students.
David Gonski's Review Panel in its 2011 report got it to the point: "Funding for schooling must not be seen simply as a financial matter. Rather, it is about investing to strengthen and secure Australia's future.
Adrian Piccoli, Julia Baird, Paul Barratt, Diana Sayed, Erin Watson-Lynn and Wilson Leung discuss the divide between Australia's richest & poorest schools, cancelled Hong Kong flights in wake of escalating protests and the EU's decision to ban
The International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI) business office is now located at the Gonski Institute for Education at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.
Schools across the country will come under mounting pressure to ban mobile phones in classrooms, with federal Education Minister Dan Tehan to raise the issue at tomorrow’s COAG education council meeting.
The controversial decision to build Sydney's first fully selective high school in more than 25 years was a "captain's call" by Premier Gladys Berejiklian in a sign she intends to exert more influence over education policy.
The division between state and federal governments' school funding responsibilities has hampered fair funding across private and public sectors and should be scrapped, says the head of the Gonski Institute for Education, Adrian Piccoli.