Disadvantage in Australian schools: What does it look like?

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.