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The Productivity Commission’s schools fail

6 September 2016

10:29 AM

6 September 2016

10:29 AM

The Productivity Commission’s draft report into the evidence base for education confirms there has been little improvement in student outcomes despite substantial increases in expenditure over the last decade — an additional $10 billion a year in real terms.

However the report fails to adequately address the main problem with the evidence base in education: it is largely ignored by the education establishment because it does not align with the prevailing fixations and orthodoxies.

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