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Comparing school systems across Australia

Chairman's speech

On 28 September 2005, the Chairman, Gary Banks gave an address, Comparing school systems across Australia, to the ANZSOG conference, ‘Schooling in the 21st Century: Unlocking Human Potential’, 28 and 29 September 2005, Sydney.

Contents

Education is crucial to Australia’s future

There are many ways of delivering education

Is diversity (per se) a problem?

The role of the Government Services Review

The reporting framework

Applying the framework to school education

The reporting framework for education

First, how do we compare internationally?

Comparing the States and Territories

Do we know enough about jurisdictional performance?

Summing up

References