School performance in Australia: results from analyses of school effectiveness: report for the Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet


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Victoria. Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC); University of Melbourne. Centre for Post-Compulsory Education and Lifelong Learning (CPELL)


This report presents results from analyses of school effectiveness in Australia. School effectiveness is measured by estimating performance gains or differences on a variety of student outcome measures after controlling for differences in student background characteristics. The study has been undertaken as part of the Shared Future Project for the Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC). The report begins with an analysis of some of the factors, such as socioeconomic status (SES) and school sector, that influence school performance, by examining their impact on student outcomes...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Performance; Providers of education and training; Secondary education; Students; Participation

Keywords: Primary school; Secondary school; Student retention

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia; Victoria

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: Department of Education and Training, 2004

Physical description: xi, 69 p.

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Statement of responsibility: Stephen Lamb ... [et al.]

Further information about the Shared Future Project may be found on the Victorian Dept of Premier and Cabinet website at:

Resource type: Government report or paper

Document number: TD/TNC 87.557

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