A blueprint for education success

Joint media release with the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull    The Federal Government has released a landmark report on Australia’s schooling system and accepted its recommendations in principle.   The Government commissioned Mr David Gonski AC to undertake the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools alongside a panel of seven eminent education and…

Plibersek: School funding consistency just ‘nonsense’

Tanya Plibersek last night abandoned any pretence that Labor’s schools funding would be distributed fairly between states and school sectors.   Patricia Karvelas: What are you prepared to raise it [the Commonwealth’s school investment] to and will it be a consistent amount between states?                    Tanya Plibersek: Well, the consistency argument from the government is…