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The mid-year census bulletin (PDF, 620kB) presents enrolment data from various years to 2017 using mid-year census data. It includes tables, maps and charts on NSW government schools and students. 

class size bulletin (PDF, 435kB)

This class size bulletin (PDF, 435kB) presents analysis of average class sizes in primary schools and shows results by remoteness, school size and Family Occupation and Education Index (FOEI) bands. It also reports on the number and proportions of multi-age or composite classes.

Tell Them From Me Student Survey Trial Final Rpt 2014

Authors: Marita Merlene, Wendy Hodge, Kerry Hart, Alexandra Ellinson, Ofir Thaler

Evaluator company/business: ARTD Consultants

Year: 2014

URL or PDF: Download the Evaluation of the 'Tell Them From Me' student survey trial (PDF, 1.14MB).

Summary: This formative evaluation provided insight and advice for the future implementation of student surveys. Mixed methods were used —surveys, case studies in five schools and semi-structured interviews. 172 secondary schools and 55 primary schools took part in the pilot  online student survey and were approached to participate in the evaluation. The evaluation found that principals favoured the continuation of the student survey and the introduction of similar surveys for teachers and for parents.

Published in Evaluation repository

 Literacy Numeracy Action Plan 2012-16                   Literacy Numeracy Action Plan Exec summary                       

 Full report                                Executive Summary

 

Evaluator company/business: Erebus International
Year: 2017
URL or PDF: Download the Report of the Evaluation of the NSW Literacy and Numeracy Action Plan 2012-2016 (PDF, 2.93MB) and Executive Summary (PDF, 519kB)
Summary: The Literacy and Numeracy Action Plan 2012-2016 was developed to address the widespread inequalities in learning outcomes known to exist from the earliest years of schooling in NSW schools serving low socio-economic status communities. This report presents the findings of an evaluation of NSW Literacy and Numeracy Action Plan 2012-2016. It examines the extent to which student literacy and numeracy improved, factors that may have led to any improvement, and the extent to which any improvement achieved was cost-effective. 

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The mid-year census bulletin (PDF, 1.1MB)  summarises the enrolment results of the 2016 mid-year census of students in NSW government schools, and includes tables, maps and charts. The census of non-government schools undertaken by the Australian Government Department of Education is also completed on the same day. 

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The Primary school engagement and wellbeing publication (PDF, 1.1MB) presents findings from the 2015 Tell Them From Me primary school survey. The survey measures the engagement of primary students in Years 4, 5 and 6 and classroom, school and family factors that influence student engagement and achievement.

Learn more about the Tell Them From Me surveys. 

Published in Learning Curve
Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Schools: InBrief mid-year census 2015

Mid-Year Census 2015 

The mid-year census bulletin (PDF, 850kB) summarises the enrolment results of the 2015 mid-year census of students in NSW government schools, and includes tables, maps and charts. The census of non-government schools undertaken by the Australian Government Department of Education is also completed on the same day. 

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