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Education Council, 2019
The "National Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) School Education Strategy 2016-2026" (the National Strategy) supports a long-term change agenda aiming to ensure that students have a stronger foundation in STEM and are inspired to take on more challenging STEM subjects. The National Strategy acknowledges that there…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Intervention, Foreign Countries, Evidence Based Practice
Education Council, 2017
The annual Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD) collects information about Australian school students who receive an adjustment to address disability. Nationally consistent information on students in Australian schools receiving adjustments for disability enables schools, education authorities, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Students with Disabilities, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Public Schools
Education Council, 2017
The purpose of this Decision Regulation Impact Statement (Decision RIS) is to recommend preferred options for improving the National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care. The Decision RIS follows the public release of the Consultation RIS and incorporates stakeholders' views and comments received during the ten week stakeholder…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Standards, Educational Quality
Education Council, 2016
The Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (the collection) identified 685,911 students received an educational adjustment due to disability. Through this collection, teachers use their professional judgement based on evidence to capture information. This report looks at the emergent data on students in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disabilities, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Tables (Data)
Education Council, 2016
All Australian governments and the non-government schooling sectors are committed to working together to ensure all students have access to a quality school education with appropriate personalised support and educational interventions. Nationally, these efforts are focussed on the development of a robust national curriculum that provides…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disabilities, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Public Schools
Education Council, 2015
Despite determined effort much more needs to be done to close the gap in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education outcomes. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are the first Australians with the oldest continuing cultures in human history. Governments across Australia affirm the right of Aboriginal and Torres Islander people to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pacific Islanders, Indigenous Populations, Civil Rights
Education Council, 2015
There are many factors that affect student engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Underlying this are the views of the broader community--and parents in particular--about the relevance of STEM, and the approach to the teaching and learning of STEM from the early years and continuing throughout schooling. Connected…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Educational Strategies, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
Education Council, 2015
The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Summit, held in Sydney on 5 November 2015, was hosted by the New South Wales (NSW) Minister for Education, Adrian Piccoli, on behalf of his Education Council colleagues. It was attended by just over 100 experts, thought leaders and STEM professionals from industry, government…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Skill Analysis, Conferences (Gatherings), Student Participation
Education Council, 2014
This report sets out a framework for vocational learning and vocational education and training (VET) delivered to secondary students. It updates the New Framework for Vocational Education in Schools released in 2001 by the Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs. The framework has been developed by a working group…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Readiness, Vocational Education, Secondary School Students