AMSI’s submission to Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools
It is the AMSI submission to the government enquiry Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools
AMSI makes a number of recommendations:
Recommendation 1: Government and education stakeholders should continue to monitor PISA,
TIMSS and NAPLAN data carefully.
Recommendation 2: Government investigate proposals such as that outlined in the submission for the quickest
turn-around of teacher numbers in mathematics teaching for secondary schools.
Recommendation 3: Fund a national on-the-ground professional learning system for mathematics.
Recommendation 4: Government facilitate the collection and dissemination of data about teacher
qualifications and teaching loads.
Recommendation 5: Government undertake an informed national campaign enlisting the
expertise of education and behaviour change experts to encourage more students to ‘stick with