A year of high expectations, yet little action.
Gonski funding was scrapped and the vocational education sector got a new student loan system. Here's what else happened in education this year...
Offering more scholarships could help boost Indigenous PhD completion rates.
Reforming Australia’s research training system and providing more funding support could help increase PhD completion rates for Indigenous students.
Labor has announced it would fully fund Gonski if it wins government.
Labor has announced it will commit to fully funding Gonski, with a reform package costing $37.3 billion over the next decade.
But is this actually what the Gonski review recommended?
No improvements have been made to Indigenous higher education participation or completion despite a major review.
Three years after the Review of Higher Education Access and Outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People which aimed to increase university attendance for Indigenous Australians, not much has changed.