While it may not be perfect, Gonski 2.0 greatly improves equity in the way we fund Australian schools.
The passage of the new schools funding program is a big win for Australian children.
On energy security, there is a distinctly ‘big government’ approach by Malcolm Turnbull.
As it attempts to limit vulnerabilities and confront pressing issues, the government is sending some confusing signals to the electorate.
The government is making frantic efforts to seal a deal on its school plan before parliament adjourns for the winter break.
Simon Birmingham met Catholic education representatives on Monday night, receiving such a haranguing that at times it was difficult for him to get a word in.
Students with disabilities are regularly segregated from their peers in the playground, classroom and lessons.
'Cage-like' facilities, segregation, and high numbers of exclusions show the concerning ways schools have responded to challenging behaviours by students with disabilities.
Labor must explain how its additional funding will benefit students.
Here's why Labor’s figure for school funding is too high.
Catholic schools haven’t always received government funding.
Federal and state government funding to the Catholic sector does not necessarily then flow straight to the school.
The majority of support funding is used to ‘buy’ teacher aide time.
Accurate data is needed for how disability funding is being used in schools so that it can be allocated correctly.
The government’s national school funding plan passed the House of Representatives on Monday.
The Turnbull government's schools funding proposal 'should be embraced by all sides of politics' provided some adjustments are made, a Grattan Institute submission says.
How will policy changes affect schools?
Here's what the latest funding proposals mean for schools.
Richard Di Natale is publicly perched on the barbed-wire fence over the government’s Gonski legislation.
Labor has formally decided to try to thwart the government’s Gonski schools legislation, while the Greens are looking over their shoulder at what their base would think if they opt to back it. Meanwhile…
Africa’s public schools have problems, but charter schools and academies can’t fix everything.
There are huge challenges in South Africa's public schools. The question is whether using public-private partnerships is the correct way to address them.
Most schools will get a boost in funding, while universities will face cuts.
Education experts discuss changes to schools and universities following the federal treasurer's budget speech.
Most schools wills receive more money under the new reforms.
Schooling expert Dr Glenn Savage answers your questions on recent changes to school funding.
The school funding problem.
'Per pupil expenditure' is where the real story lies.
Catholic schools and over-funded schools will lose out the most.
For the first time, Education Minister Simon Birmingham has proposed a credible plan to deliver needs-based funding.
Shadow minister for education Tanya Plibersek said Australia is slightly below the international average on funding for schools.
Tanya Plibersek, shadow minister for education, told reporters recently that Australia is slightly below average when it comes to international funding for our schools. Is that right?
New evidence-based methods of teaching and learning are being taken up very slowly.
Despite significant reform agendas over the past decade, no real progress in outcomes has been achieved.
Is school the most important part of education?
We take a closer look at some of the common claims made this year to see if there is any truth to them.
A new model proposes to fix school funding arrangements.
A new proposed deal on school funding delivers the Gonski funding within budget.
A new VET student loan scheme will aim at putting a stop to rorting by dodgy private colleges. Education Minister Simon Birmingham says the new scheme is being built from the ground up.