The Federal Government has released a landmark report on Australia's schooling system and accepted its recommendations in principle. The Government commissioned Mr David Gonski AC to undertake the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools alongside a panel of seven eminent education and policy experts to determine how Australia can improve student achievement and school performance. The Review finds that Australia's education system needs to reform for the future. While many other countries have been changing their education systems to keep pace with the challenges they face, the performance of Australia's schools has stagnated and declined, both in comparison to other nations and in real terms.
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