No cause for celebration : OECD education report needs a closer look
journal contributionposted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 by Kevin GouldKevin Gould
The most recent edition of the OECD’s Education at a Glance released this week, is another report that has invariably been seen as a report card on Australian education. Australians want to know: how did we do? What grade did we get? Did we do better than our neighbours? The report provides information about each OECD country’s levels of schooling, participation, finance, class size and teacher involvement. But rather than focusing on where we rank on the world stage, we should look at some of the bigger issues revealed in the report.