October 5th, 2016
In a co-authored piece for The Conversation, Associate Professor Laura Perry from Murdoch’s School of Education, examines Education Minister Simon Birmingham's recent claim that some private schools are 'overfunded'.
September 16th, 2016
Since the release of the Productivity Commission draft report, there has been an insistent claim that achievement has declined despite spending more. In a collaborative piece in The Conversation, Associate Professor Laura Perry discusses how this claim is misleading and overly simplistic.
May 7th, 2015
Murdoch University has several experts who can comment on a number of issues which may arise from the Federal Budget on May 12 and the WA State Budget on May 14.
August 21st, 2013
Research by Dr Laura Perry and Dr Andrew McConney has compared educational outcomes for students in Canada and Australia and come up with some surprising findings.
December 22nd, 2010
Research conducted by Murdoch University academics has shown that there is still a large gap in terms of academic achievement between students studying at schools in low socioeconomic status (SES) areas compared to high SES areas.