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Abbotsleigh Parent Forum

On 8th June 2011 Independent Schools Council of Australia Executive Director Bill Daniels spoke at the Abbotsleigh Parent Forum. The Forum, which was jointly organised by Abbotsleigh School and the NSW Parents’ Council, gave over 400 parents from more than 60 independent schools an opportunity to voice their concerns regarding the Federal Governments Review of […]

Independent Schooling in Australia 2011

In June 2011 ISCA published its update of key statistics related to the independent schools sector in Independent Schooling in Australia Snapshot 2011. A hard copy can be obtained by contacting ISCA. The Snapshot is available to view and download in Independent Schooling in Australia Snapshot.

ISCA Media Release – Independent Schools Welcome Clarification

The Independent schools sector acknowledges Minister Garrett’s clarification of the Federal Government’s position on the Review of Funding for Schooling. It is reassuring to note that Minister Garrett indicates the Government has not prejudged the outcomes of the review– contrary to recent media reports that may have misled the public as to the Government’s intent. […]

PPI Report Examines Choice and Value in Schooling

The second report by Australian Catholic University’s (ACU) Public Policy Institute (PPI) and commissioned by the Independent Schools Council of Australia examines the impact of choice on student achievement and equity and finds ample evidence for governments to continue to fund non-government schools. The full report is available in ISCA Publications.

PPI Report Dispels Private School Equity Myth

A report by Australian Catholic University’s (ACU) Public Policy Institute (PPI) and commissioned by the Independent Schools Council of Australia, has shown that non-government schools make a significant contribution to achieving a more equitable society by the quality of the education they provide. The full report is available in ISCA Publications.

ISCA Media Release – A Positive Step for Students with Disabilities

The Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA) welcomes today’s announcement by the Prime Minister and the Minister for School Education that the Government will be providing an additional $200 million for students with disabilities. “This funding is a welcome boost for independent schools that cater for students with disabilities,” says Mr Bill Daniels, Executive Director of ISCA, “and […]

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