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 AISNSW Institute

The AISNSW Institute is a think-tank established to provide advice to AISNSW on strategies to assist independent schools in NSW provide high-quality schooling outcomes in a rapidly changing social, political, economic, demographic and technological environment.

The Institute's role includes identifying the challenges that the independent school sector will face as a result of a rapidly changing educational environment within Australia and internationally. It commissions and accesses research and data, undertakes analysis, and consults with experts who have a strong interest in education, are forward thinkers and who may influence political and community attitudes.

The Institute's membership comprises highly regarded and experienced leaders in a range of fields including business and industry, international schooling, tertiary education, politics and employment relations, as well as a number of representatives from the Independent schools sector in NSW and nationally.

AISNSW Institute research papers 2016

Significance of Independent Schools to the New South Wales Economy

A new study  commissioned by the AISNSW Institute has demonstrated the significant contribution Independent schools have made to the New South Wales economy.

 

Significance of Independent Schools to the New South Wales Economy


The qualities parents value in choosing a school: the research 

This research reviews a range of findings examining the school features that parents value and whether these actually lead to better outcomes for students.

 

The qualities parents value in choosing a school: the research - key points

 

The qualities parents value in choosing a school: the research - research briefing

 

Academic achievement in NSW independent schools

This analysis of the 2012 PISA results shows the achievement of NSW independent school students is comparable to those in the best-performing school systems in the world. 

Academic achievement in NSW independent schools - key points

 

Academic achievement in NSW independent schools - research briefing