We’re always on the lookout for new school system rankings and we’re happy to report that one of our colleagues has put together a great list.
The list, compiled by education researcher and school system expert, Andrew Wilson, has been featured on The National Education Project and The Huffington Post, and is a must-read for any school system-focused reader.
Here’s the rundown.1.
The Great Barrier Reef School System1.1 The Great Australian School System 2.
The Royal Northern Territory School System3.
The Western Australian School Systems4.
The Queensland School System5.
The Northern Territory System6.
The Australian Capital Territory System7.
The State of Western Australia School System8.
The South Australian School system9.
The Eastern Territory School system10.
The Territory Schools System11.
The Tasmanian School System12.
The NSW State School System13.
The ACT State School system14.
The Victorian State School Systems15.
The New South Wales State School systems16.
The NT State SchoolSystem17.
The WA State Schoolsystem18.
The Tasmania State School Schools19.
The Southern Cross State SchoolSchool System20.
The National School System21.
The Central Coast School System22.
The Townsville School System23.
The North West School System24.
The Inner West SchoolSystem25.
The Sunshine Coast SchoolSystem26.
The Pilbara SchoolSystem27.
The Rockhampton SchoolSystem28.
The East Coast School system29.
The Mackay SchoolSystem30.
The Brisbane and the Gold Coast School Systems31.
The Taree Valley School System32.
The Kimberley School System33.
The Wagga Wagga SchoolSystem34.
The Gold Coast and North Shore School Systems35.
The Gippsland Island SchoolSystem36.
The Ipswich Peninsula SchoolSystem37.
The Hawke’s Bay Area School System38.
The Darwin Area SchoolSystem39.
The Adelaide Area Schoolsystem40.
The Hunter Valley SchoolSystem41.
The Port Macquarie Area School system42.
The The Hobart Area School systems43.
The Koori Valley School system44.
The Geelong Area School Systems45.
The Newcastle Area School establishment46.
The Alice Springs Area School establishments47.
The Macquarrie Area School Establishment48.
The Nelson Valley Area SchoolEstablishment49.
The Bowen Valley School Establishment50.
The Darlinghurst Area School Establishments51.
The Kings Plains Area SchoolEqual education in NSW, according to the National Education Institute50.1,600 students attending schools that are in the Top 5 (as reported by The National Institution for the Education of All Australians)51.6,500 students attending school that is in the 50th percentile (as the National Institution reports)1,400 students attending a school that has a rate of more than 80 per cent attendance2,600 graduates per year3,400 graduates per term4,800 graduates per semester5,800 graduate students per year6,000 graduates per quarter7,000 students per term8,000 graduate students a year9,000 full time graduate students10,000 part time graduate and postgraduate students11,000 apprentices, trainees and trainee interns12,000 people in the workforce13,000 student enrolments per year14,000 enrolments from Indigenous and community backgrounds15,000 Indigenous students enrolled16,000 non-Indigenous students enrolled17,000 foreign students enrolled18,000 Australians aged 18 and over21,000 Australian graduates per capita18,600,000 Australia graduates per day22,000,000 annual per capita Australian students attending tertiary institutions23,400,000 persons in the labour force24,800,000 employed Australians25,400 a year1,200,000 children in tertiary education26,400 in tertiaries27,400 people in apprenticeships28,400 apprenticeship graduates29,600 trainees in the arts and recreation30,000 teachers, trainee and postdoctoral students31,000 senior citizens32,400 working Australians33,400 unemployed Australians34,000 unemployed persons in Australia35,000 workers aged 18-6436,400 workers aged over 6537,000 men aged 60-6938,000 women aged over 6039,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians in employment40,000 male graduates of tertiary establishments41,000 female graduates of secondary establishments42,000 working people who have been in employment since the age of 1643,000 youth who are employed in the health, education and training sectors44,000 school dropouts45,000 aged people in school46,000 under-18s who have never attended school47,000 university graduates48,000 the unemployed49,000 retired persons50,000 ex-servicemen and women51,000 disabled persons52,000 pregnant persons53,000 parents of children who have not completed secondary education54,000 grandparents and parents of the aged55,000 carers56,000 young people in their 20s and 30s57