• Key Economic Trends

    This report includes updated figures for Consumer Price Index (June 2021 quarter), Wage Price Index (June 2021 quarter), Producer Price Index (June 2021 quarter), Unemployment rates (Aug 2021), Consumer Confidence Index (Aug 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
  • Have your say on our new website

    We’re updating our website and want to hear how we can improve your website experience, including how you find and use our data and information. Take the survey before 14 October. 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
  • 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
  • Trends in Key Economic Parameters June 2021 Update

    The latest June update of ISA's Trends in Key Economic Parameters includes the latest figures from ACARA Report on National Schooling (2019 financials), ABS's consumer price index (March 2021 quarter), wage price index (March 2021 quarter), producer price index (March 2021 quarter), unemployment rates (May 2021) and OECD's consumer confidence index (May 2021). The ISA Research Report, Key Economic Parameters uses 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. 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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