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The Conversation | 5 September 2013

Getting past Gonski: school equity beyond the election Inequity in our education system is worsening, with advantaged students attending advantaged schools, and leaving the disadvantaged worse off. In this excerpt from their Pushing our luck chapter ‘Getting...

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The Sydney Morning Herald & The Age | 26 August 2013

‘Rush to schools in wealthy suburbs skews the system’ ‘Strugglers sit next to strugglers in some schools and the fortunate next to the fortunate…’ Jane Caro and Chris Bonnor, authors of the chapter ‘Getting...

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Weekend Today | 16 June 2013

An education revolution could improve students schooling CPD fellow Chris Bonnor talks education and personalised learning The Australian education system currently has a general curriculum that attempts to suit most students. However many students...

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New Matilda | 28 May 2013

A skilled Australia needs higher education and vocational training… The majority of working Australians rely on more than a school education, so why is this not a focus? CPD research director Christopher Stone addresses...

ABC’s The Drum | 22 April 2013

Miriam Lyons, panellist. Julia Baird hosted a panel of CPD’s Miriam Lyons, Tim Wilson of the Institute of Public Affairs and Mike Seccombe from The Global Mail. The panel discussed budgetary policy, consideration the deficit,...

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PromiseWatch 2013: Education

1. What the parties have pledged on education…   Published in partnership with Crikey, the PromiseWatch 2013 series captures snapshots of the major parties’ platforms in major policy areas   By CPD Researcher Julia Hosking...

Jane Caro – co-Author, Pushing our luck (school education chapter)

The Gonski Report – Yes or No? | Sydney, 16 April 2013

Weekly Seminar at The Sydney Institute When: 5:30pm, 16 April 2013 Where: Clayton Utz Seminar Room, Level 13, 1 Bligh St, Sydney NSW 200o The Sydney Institute is hosting a seminar and discussion on...

Report outlines importance of TAFE… | The Coffs Coast Advocate, 21 Nov 2012

Report outlines importance of TAFE in our social fabric, article by Jessica Grewal Research Director Christopher Stone revealed CPD’s latest Public Service program research paper at NSW Parliament House. The paper finds that regional centres...

Why our teachers are not top of the class

CPD fellow does the arithmetic on why schools are falling behind Australia flags in OECD International Student Assessment rankings Teachers in Shanghai and Korea spend significantly less class time with their students than their...

Carmen Lawrence and Chris Bonnor | Education gap widening between the ‘haves’ and the ‘have-nots’

CPD fellows examine the ‘invisible backpack’ phenomenon School children struggle to carry the weight of disadvantage Statistics compiled for the Gonski Review of Funding for Schools have revealed stark inequities in the Australian school...