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When is the best age to start school? How about 7? In The Media - Posted on 12 June 2018

When to send a child to school can be a tough decision, but all the evidence shows that 7 is the optimal age for starting formal education.

Gonski 2.0 shifts focus of education conversation, UNSW experts say In The Media - Posted on 31 May 2018

Thought leaders from the UNSW Sydney Gonski Institute for Education delivered recommendations to Gonski.

Teaching to NAPLAN leading to Australia's falling PISA scores: expert In The Media - Posted on 10 May 2018

An increasing focus at schools on NAPLAN tests has achieved a slight improvement in results but is leading to Australia's worsening performance in higher-level international assessments, such as PISA, a leading expert in assessment says.

School of Education big winners in Dean’s Research Awards Article - Posted on 9 May 2018

Now in its sixth year, the annual UNSW Arts & Social Sciences Dean’s Research Awards celebrate excellent research performance by academic staff and Higher Degree Research (HDR) students within the Faculty.

Tonight: leaders to explain the Gonski 2.0 education revolution In The Media - Posted on 4 May 2018

Leaders from the Gonski Institute for Education at UNSW Sydney will hold a forum tonight to explore dramatic changes posed for schools by the recent Gonski report.

Pressure on universities to raise the entry level for teaching courses In The Media - Posted on 24 April 2018

Pressure is mounting on universities to raise the bar for entry to undergraduate teaching courses, with former NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli urging the states and territories to consider following Victoria’s lead by increasing the minimum ATAR needed for enrolment.

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It's time for a bipartisan approach to education

Ahead of a UNSW panel discussion about the impact of inequality on a child's education, Adrian Piccoli and Jihad Dib reframe the debate about Australian education.

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