Independent review into regional, rural and remote education: discussion paper


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Author: Halsey, John


This 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. The independent reviewer has prepared the discussion paper based on an extensive literature review. The paper outlines nine themes that impact significantly on student learning outcomes: (1) curriculum and assessment; (2) teachers and teaching; (3) leaders and leadership; (4) school and community; (5) information and communication technology; (6)...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Equity; Disadvantaged; Teaching and learning; Demographics; Participation; Employment

Keywords: Access to education and training; Rural; Remote; Transition from education and training to employment; Transition from secondary to further education and training

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Department of Education and Training, 2017

Physical description: 55 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 132.70

ISBN: 9781760510923

The final report is available in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 132.70.

Resource type: Discussion paper

Rights: The Department has applied the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence to this report. To view a copy of the licence visit:

Document number: TD/TNC 129.201

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