National Report on Schooling in Australia 2009
The first agreed outcome of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) National Education Agreement (NEA)
is that all children are engaged in and benefiting from schooling.
Two measures of engagement are:
Enrolment and attendance are specified as performance indicators within the NEA and as Key Performance Measures in the Measurement Framework for Schooling in Australia
approved by the Ministerial Council for Education, Early Childhood Development and Youth Affairs (MCEECDYA).
This section provides data and commentary on enrolment and attendance in Australian schools including these performance indicators/measures.