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Education issues paper

An issues paper titled Roles and Responsibilities in Education was released on 23 December 2014. The Education Issues Paper is in two parts. Part A discusses child care and early childhood learning, and schools; and Part B discusses vocational education and training and higher education. Both parts outline the evolution of Commonwealth and State and Territory involvement in education arrangements in Australia. They also examine pressures on the current arrangements and pose questions with the intent to promote public discussion more »

12-10-2014 Lets Not Step Back

ACSSO sees continuous monitoring and improvement as a positive for education in Australia and is supportive of many of the recommendations however we are deeply concerned about the limitation of the cross curriculum priorities and the general capabilities. more »

Australian Parents’ Views of Cloud Services and Online Privacy in Schools

As parents we care deeply about the privacy of our children in the internet age and we trust that education departments are doing everything possible to protect sensitive digital data of our children. more »