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Grattan Institute calls for new roles for top teachers

A new Grattan Institute report is calling for new roles for Australia’s top teachers to help transform Australian schools and assist students to gain an additional 18 months of learning by the time they turn 15.

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Is higher pay key to boosting teacher quality?

Australia’s top teachers should earn higher wages and top school-leavers receive yearly scholarships to study teaching, according to a new Grattan Institute report that examines ways to boost teacher quality and student performance.

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How does attendance impact student achievement?

A new report from the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) reinforces the strong correlation between school attendance and student achievement, and highlights the importance of forming good attendance habits early.

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