The engine room of Australia's future prosperity
Australians clearly value education and understand its importance to our nation’s economic and social success. However, insights gained from international experiences indicate that we are at risk of continuing to fall behind our peers if we don't become more effective in driving better education outcomes.
Our analysis indicates that the crux of the problem is not the value of the ideas, but rather a gap in the resources and capabilities necessary to carry out the change (operational capability) and the necessary support from government bodies and communities (authorising environment) responsible for approving the change.
In our report, we identify five key steps to implement reform in the Australian school system:
In this webcast, we outline the five steps that are critical to successfully bringing about constructive, concrete reform in Australia’s education system.
PwC's National Education & Skills Leader David Sacks speaks to the Rt Hon. Lord Jack McConnell to get his international perspective on successful education reform having led similar reforms in Scotland.
While education alone cannot – and will not – solve the many problems facing Australia, PwC strongly believes that further strengthening our education system through successful reform is a goal worth pursuing.
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