The Government Schools Funding Review (the 'Bracks Review') has been released. Better learning outcomes through the development of stronger collaboration and shared responsibility is a major emphasis in the Review. Strategic governance is likewise a key theme. A brief summary of the Review is also available at the same link.
The Hon James Merlino MP, Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, points out that:
A central premise of the Review is that better student outcomes rely on collaboration and shared responsibility across all schools, across all sectors. It reaffirms the Education State reform agenda, encouraging stronger partnerships between schools beyond the school gate (DET, 2016)
The Review suggests ways that DET may incentivise collaboration. Among the proposals are: