No Mind Left Behind

Building an Education System for a Modern Australia

Australia’s economy is facing a profound challenges, from the rise of automation to the transition away from a resources boom. It is a global issue: some have predicted that more than 2 billion jobs will disappear by 2030 due to technological improvements.

In order to tackle this changing paradigm, greater educational opportunities for all Australians must be strived for. This report introduces the first of McKell’s Opportunity Indexes: The McKell Institute Index for Educational Opportunity, which maps Australia’s most advantaged and disadvantaged in terms of educational opportunity by federal electorate, and offers recommendations for educational reform in Australia. 

October 2016
Marieke D'Cruz