Disadvantage in Australian schools: What does it look like?

Event Name Disadvantage in Australian schools: What does it look like?
Start Date 15th Mar 2017 12:30pm
End Date 15th Mar 2017 2:00pm
Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes
Description

Dr Sue Thomson, Director of Educational Monitoring and Research at the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), will present two new reports analysing reasons for Australia's poor performance in international literacy and numeracy tests.

Utilising data gathered from students, teachers and schools, Dr Thomson will delve into the detail behind the scores, which indicated a wide discrepancy between the achievement of advantaged and disadvantaged students.