Unique Individuals, Broad Skills

May 2018

© Commonwealth of Australia 2018
ISBN: 978-1-74366-776-7

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  Committee Secretariat

Terms of Reference

List of Recommendations

1. Introduction

  Inquiry process
  Structure of the report
  Australian Government agreements and programs
  Studies, research and reports

2. Teaching and teachers

  Entry into undergraduate study
  Supporting teachers to understand and measure gain
  Professional development, and time pressures
  Action now, classroom ready teachers report
  Committee comment
  Committee recommendations

3. Measurements of gain in school

  ATAR and NAPLAN as measurements of gain in schools
  Alternatives to NAPLAN and ATAR as measurement of gain in schools
  ‘Soft skills’
  Committee comment
  Committee recommendations

4. Opportunities to better inform and support students in relation to post-school education and training

  Australian government schemes
  Career advisors
  Transitioning to university
  Transitioning to vocational education and training
  Apprenticeships and traineeships
  Indigenous students and multicultural students
  Committee comment
  Committee recommendations

5. Students with disability

  Australian Government support for students with disability
  Ticket to work
  Assisting students with a disability
  Young Carers
  Committee comment
  Committee recommendations

A. Submissions

B. List of hearings and witnesses

Committee Secretariat contact:

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