Quality Schools reviews

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The Australian Government has commissioned reviews to assess and examine current challenges.

Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education

The Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education (the Regional Education Review) considered the key challenges and barriers that affect students' learning outcomes, including transitions to and success in further study, training and work. The Regional Education Review was led by Emeritus Professor John Halsey of Flinders University.

The final report is now available.

The Australian Government welcomes the final report and thanks Professor Halsey and all the stakeholders who contributed to the Review.

Previous Reviews

Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools

The Panel for the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools chaired by Mr David Gonski AC submitted the final report to Government on 28 March 2018.

Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group

The Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group (TEMAG) released Action Now: Classroom Ready Teachers in 2015, along with the Australian Government's response.

Review of the Australian Curriculum 2015

A Review of the Australian Curriculum was released in September 2015 with all education ministers endorsement. The Australian Curriculum is expected to be reviewed in 2020.

2015 Review of the Disability Standards for Education

The Standards are required to be reviewed every five years in consultation with the Attorney-General's Department. The Final Report on the 2015 Review is available, along with the Australian Government initial response to the 2015 Review and the 2015 Review submissions.