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WERA Symposium, Budapest: The Effect of School Autonomy on Student Achievement

AN EVIDENCE BASE ON THE EFFECT OF SCHOOL AUTONOMY ON STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT: AUSTRALIAN STUDIES This paper was presented by Associate Professor Lawrie Drysdale, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, in an international symposium on School Autonomy and 21st Century Learning at the Annual Conference of the World Educational Research Association (WERA), Budapest, September 2015. The purpose […]

Principals warned off test boycott

Principals warned off test boycott. By Jewel Topsfield PRINCIPALS have been warned not to encourage a boycott of Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s national school testing program, which begins today. The warning comes amid concerns that ”conscientious objectors” pulling their children out of NAPLAN tests could distort information made available to parents on the government’s My […]