Quality Schools, Quality Outcomes

High quality school education sets up our children for a life of success. The Australian Government is committed to striving for a high quality school system that assists each and every Australian child to reach their full potential so they can fully participate in the economic and social life of the community.

Quality Schools, Quality Outcomes outlines the Government’s evidence-based approach to schools’ reform to improve learning outcomes for all Australian students – regardless of their school or background. It was released on 1 May 2016 by the Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP and the Minister for Education and Training, Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham.

The Government will be working with states, territories and non-government education authorities to focus on how to use the record levels of funding to improve the quality of education in our schools and lift student outcomes. Quality Schools, Quality Outcomes sets out evidence-based priority reforms to help support improved outcomes for our students and schools by focusing efforts towards the following five areas:

You can download and read the Australian Government’s report about Quality Schools, Quality Outcomes.

Resources

The following is a list of all the resources that are associated with Quality Schools, Quality Outcomes.

Results

  1. Commonwealth and state responsibilities for school funding

    Created: 13 July 2017

    Commonwealth and state responsibilities for school funding

  2. Discussion Paper for the Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education

    Created: 12 July 2017

    The 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...

  3. Quality Schools package

    Created: 13 July 2017

    Quality Schools package

  4. Quality Schools, Quality Outcomes

    Created: 1 May 2016

    The Australian Government is committed to a strong sustainable schooling system.

  5. Review to achieve educational excellence in Australian Schools Terms of Reference

    Created: 2 May 2017

    Terms of reference for the Review to achieve educational excellence in Australian Schools

  6. Schooling Resource Standard explained

    Created: 13 July 2017

    Schooling Resource Standard explained

  7. Terms of Reference – Expert Advisory Panel National Literacy and Numeracy Check (Year 1 check)

    Created: 29 January 2017

    Terms of Reference – Expert Advisory Panel National Literacy and Numeracy Check (Year 1 check)

  8. Year 1 Check Expert Advisory Panel Biographies

    Created: 21 February 2017

    An overview of the members on the Year 1 check Expert Advisory Panel. 

  9. Year 1 check Expert Advisory Panel- Final Report

    Created: 15 September 2017

    The report contains the key findings and recommendations made by the advisory panel.

  10. Year 1 check Expert Advisory Panel- Final Report (accessible version)

    Created: 15 September 2017

    The report contains the key findings and recommendations made by the advisory panel.

  11. Year 1 Check Fact Sheet

    Created: 21 February 2017

    A Fact Sheet about the upcoming National Year 1 Literacy and Numeracy Check with details about what the check is and why it is needed. 

  12. Year 1 check Fact Sheet

    Created: 15 September 2017

    A fact sheet with background information on the Year 1 check and Panel. 

  13. Year 1 Check Frequently Asked Questions

    Created: 21 February 2017  |  Last modified: 10 May 2017

    Frequently asked questions about the National Year 1 Literacy and Numeracy Check.

  14. Year 1 check Frequently Asked Questions

    Created: 15 September 2017

    Frequently asked questions on the findings made by the advisory panel