The language diversity bulletin (PDF, 1.3MB) summarises the diversity of students with a language background other than English (LBOTE) who are enrolled in NSW government schools in 2016.
The language diversity bulletin (PDF, 2MB) summarises the diversity of students with a language background other than English (LBOTE) who are enrolled in NSW government schools in 2015.
Identifying high performing schools is an important step in developing the evidence base about “what works” to
improve educational outcomes for students.
CESE has developed a new measure of school socio-economic status, the Family Occupation and Education Index (FOEI), to accurately identify levels of socio-economic disadvantage. Getting the funding right (PDF, 1MB) outlines what FOEI is, how it assesses disadvantage and makes comparisons with other related measures.
You can also read the accompanying report Methodological Advice on Family Occupation and Education Index.
The Improving Literacy and Numeracy National Partnership (PDF, 2MB) publication outlines evidence-based approaches to lift the performance of students in literacy and numeracy, particularly for students who are falling behind and require extra support.
The partnership builds on the most successful strategies implemented in the previous National Partnership on Literacy and Numeracy, recognising the importance of:
• a whole-school approach to quality teaching
• inspirational leadership towards a culture of continuous school improvement
• using evidence and data to identify and address students' needs, using the most effective resources
• building capacity through professional learning
• collaboration and shared responsibility.
New South Wales Stats at a Glance 2012 provides a summary of the statistics on primary and secondary education in New South Wales for 2012, including data across the government, Catholic and independent education sectors and national comparisons.
Download PDF (700k)