AQ: Australian Quarterly

Gonski 2.0: A controlled flight into terrain

- en Gannico

The Review that lead to the Gonski 2.0 report was establishe­d with everything in working order. It had just one job, which was to provide advice on how funding should be used to improve student achievemen­t. It was in the blissful position of not needing to argue the case for extra funding because $24.5 billion had already been committed. David Gonski enjoyed enviable public esteem. And there is now an extensive literature, drawing on evidence from high-performing countries, on the policies required for improved educationa­l performanc­e.

What, as they say, could possibly go wrong?

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