• Economic trends update – December 2021

    ISA’s Trends in Key Economic Parameters is a research report examining trends in key economic parameters using ABS price index data, school-based ABS data and ACARA data to provide a picture of the economic environment in Australia as it relates to schooling. This report includes figures for Consumer Price Index (September 2021 quarter), Wage Price Index (September 2021 quarter), Producer Price Index (September 2021 quarter), Unemployment rates (September 2021), Consumer Confidence Index (September 2021). Read more
  • School Choice: A Research Report 2021

    The School Choice Report is based on an online survey of almost 2,000 parents of Independent, Catholic and government school parents from across Australia.  It provides information on what parents want from education and look for in a school, and gives us a greater understanding about the information parents use to make decisions on schooling, what influences school choice, and for the first time, the impact COVID-19 has had on parents’ perceptions of schools. Read more
  • NAPLAN results reflect the resilience and commitment of students and teachers

    Following the release of NAPLAN 2021 summary data, ISA congratulates students, their families, teachers and school leaders for their resilience and commitment to learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more
  • New National Code for Boarding Schools

    Independent Schools Australia welcomes the new National Code for boarding school students. As the largest provider of boarding places in Australia, the endorsement of the National Code means more than 14,566 students boarding at independent schools can plan their return to their families in a COVID-safe way. Read more
  • Independent sector says recommendations of Disability Standards for Education Review will benefit students with disability, families and schools

    Independent Schools Australia has welcomed the Final Report of the 2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005 saying that the recommendations of the review will benefit all stakeholders including students with disability, their families and schools, as well as other education providers. Read more
  • Parents continue to show confidence in Independent schools

    The latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics released today show that the Independent school sector recorded its strongest growth in more than 10 years in 2020. Read more

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