Education systems must stop measuring rural students against city students

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The government has launched a new independent review into regional, rural and remote education, with the aim of improving the education outcomes of rural students and their access to higher education through identifying new and innovate approaches. This review is needed, but the real challenge will be to somehow find a new direction to improving rural education, rather than simply resurfacing old ideas. It will be the first major national review since the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Inquiry of 2000 into rural and remote education.

Continue reading the issues and perceptions of rural education on Philip Roberts’ blog.


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