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Author: Judith Baskin
Publisher: National Library Australia
Keywords: gardens, timeless, australia
Number of Pages: 88
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0642106681
ISBN-13: 9780642106681

Author: Santiago Paulo
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: education, assessment, evaluation, oecd, reviews, australia
Number of Pages: 190
Published: 2011-10-28
ISBN-10: 9264116672
ISBN-13: 9789264116672

This book provides, for Australia, an independent analysis of major issues facing its educational evaluation and assessment framework, current policy initiatives, and possible future approaches. It shows how student assessment, teacher appraisal, school evaluation and system evaluation can bring about real gains in performance across Australia's school system.

Author: Turner Sarah
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: school, national, reporting, transparency, australia, delivering, performers, successful, reformers, education, strong
Number of Pages: 82
Published: 2012-06-28
ISBN-10: 9264175881
ISBN-13: 9789264175884

This case study describes the policy-making process in Australia leading to the public release of information on every school in Australia through the My School website. Policy lessons are described to provide insight for OECD member countries which may be grappling with similar issues in developing school accountability systems, particularly those working within federal-state contexts. While some of the lessons from this policy development and implementation process relate specifically to Australia’s circumstances, there are general policy prescriptions of broader interest to other countrie

Author: Samuel Sidney
Publisher: Nabu Press
Keywords: australia, south, mines, copper, gold, fields, pastures, wales, colonies, new, three, victoria
Number of Pages: 462
Published: 2012-03-02
ISBN-10: 1276738315
ISBN-13: 9781276738316

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. ++++ The below

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: government, money, value, australia
Number of Pages: 152
Published: 2012-06-13
ISBN-10: 9264178805
ISBN-13: 9789264178809

This report presents the results of the assessment of the organisation of the central government of Australia. The study looks at reforms that are aimed at improving the quality of services (more value) and efficiency (less money) in central government. Starting with facts and quantitative benchmarks on the Australian central government, the study reviews recent reforms in Australia, and makes recommendations in ten selected areas. The study concludes with a survey of the effects on the quality of services and the potential savings.

Author: Paul Sutherland
Publisher: Utopia Press
Keywords: utopia, finding
Number of Pages: 60
Published: 2006-02
ISBN-10: 0966106040
ISBN-13: 9780966106046

A soccer-loving American brother and sister travel to Australia with an Aboriginal friend in search of Utopia. On their journey they are joined by their parents and learn about the customs, native animals and sacred sites of Australia. Includes information and activities related to the story.

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: australia, surveys, economic, oecd
Number of Pages: 168
Published: 2010-11-14
ISBN-10: 9264092269
ISBN-13: 9789264092266

The 2010 edition of OECD's periodic survey of Australia's economy.  This edition includes chapters covering recovery from the crisis, fiscal policy effectiveness, meeting infrastructure needs, and enhancing labour utilisation.
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