Discussion Paper for the Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education

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The discussion paper highlights key educational challenges and issues that impact on the learning outcomes of regional, rural and remote students. It aims to create a springboard for fresh ideas to improve outcomes for these students.

Independent reviewer Emeritus Professor John Halsey has prepared the discussion paper based on an extensive literature review. The paper outlines nine themes that impact significantly on student learning outcomes:

  • Curriculum and assessment
  • Teachers and teaching
  • Leaders and leadership
  • School and community
  • Information and communication technology
  • Entrepreneurship and schools
  • Improving access – enrolments, clusters, distance education and boarding
  • Diversity
  • Transitioning beyond school

The questions posed in the online submission form are based on the nine themes identified in the discussion paper.

Creation Date
TRIM Reference
ED17/008222
Stream
Schooling
Youth
Creator
Department of Education, Skills and Employment
Publication Category
Departmental document
Language
English / Australian English
Coverage
Australia

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