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Measuring progress on tackling the impact of poverty. Dominic Lipinski/PA Archive

How to improve the chances of poor children at school

Overcoming educational disadvantage is not easy. Even before they enter the school gates for the first time, a variety of factors including inheritance, social class, parenting style and family income…
Larger class sizes can have negative impacts on disadvantaged students. www-audio-luci-store-it/Flickr

Class size does matter: at least for disadvantaged students

A recent report by the Victorian Competition & Efficiency Commission has suggested that reducing class sizes in the state has not improved student academic performance. The report said that despite…
Kids drop out before finishing school for many reasons. Flexible learning caters to these. Flickr/Gus Estrella

Flexible learning helps students with disadvantages finish school

Despite encouragement from federal, state and territory governments to complete school – and a legal obligation to “learn or earn” – one in five young Australians still leaves school before the end of…
Etonians are waiting in line for their place at Oxbridge. David Parker/PA Archive

Gap between state and private school admissions to top unis due to grades, not bias

The UK’s most prestigious universities are repeatedly accused of discriminating against disadvantaged students in favour of those who are deemed to have a social advantage, and particularly those from…
Do I get a pupil premium with that? Chris Radburn/PA Archive

If school meals are free, how do we know who needs help?

As September approaches, primary schools up and down the country are preparing to roll out universal free school lunches for all children in reception, year 1 and year 2. But if all meals are free, what…
Students’ expectations can determine their future. www.shutterstock.com.au

Students’ own low expectations can reinforce their disadvantage

The Conversation is running a series, Class in Australia, to identify, illuminate and debate its many manifestations. Here, Nicholas Biddle outlines how students’ low aspirations can lead to poor outcomes…
How can ‘disadvantaged’ students engage better in school? www.shutterstock.com.au

Education policy is failing to fix the biggest problem: inequality

The Conversation is running a series, Class in Australia, to identify, illuminate and debate its many manifestations. Here, John Smyth identifies the failure of government policies to tackle the nation’s…

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