In April the Australian Education Union released Australian Schooling – The Price of Failure and Reward for Success, a report by education economist Adam Rorris, which shows that a properly funded education system in which students meet minimum benchmarks could benefit the Australian economy by as much as $72 billion.
In this video, Adam Rorris explains the key points of his findings, as well as some of the other ways in which failure to fund Gonski could impact on the Australian economy.
Watch the four minute version above, or the 8 minute version below.
- New Research shows $72 billion dollar benefit of educating disadvantaged students
- New report shows Gonski is long term investment
- Australia $72 billion worse off without Gonski, report says
Read the full report here.