Words matter: how the latest school funding report (Gonski 2.0) gets it so wrong [Blog post]

Hogarth, Melitta (2018) Words matter: how the latest school funding report (Gonski 2.0) gets it so wrong [Blog post]. EduResearch Matters: A Voice for Australian Educational Researchers, 8 October 2018.

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Abstract

Much has been said about David Gonski’s second review of school funding in Australia. It is a document made up 46,327 words aimed at advising the Australian Government on how school funding can be used to improve student achievement and school performance.

Within those 46,327 words in the 150‐page document, Through Growth to Achievement: Report of the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools, the term ‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ‘ is only used 10 times. This is less than 0.1% of the total focus within the entire document.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Blog post available at supplied URL.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - College for Indigenous Studies, Education and Research
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2019 05:44
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2019 02:04
Uncontrolled Keywords: Gonski 2.0, school funding, cross curriculum priority
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130301 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/35141

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