The Review will determine the direction of a national focus aimed at delivering world-class schools and closing gaps in educational outcomes.
Professor Lamb has a distinguished record of contributions to educational research and policy over the last 30 years, achieved through extensive research and a strong publication record.
His research – related to how well schools and education systems work, for whom and why – will complement the Panel’s examination of evidence-based reforms that leverage existing systems and consider impacts on teacher workloads.
Professor Lamb has conducted a range of high-impact policy research projects for governments, systems and schools around the world, and has extensive experience on a wide range of international and national projects on:
- school funding
- performance of schools and school systems
- influences on student achievement and outcomes
- quality of school programs
- school-to-work transition.
The six-member Expert Panel – chaired by Dr Lisa O’Brien, Chair of the Australian Education Research Organisation, and former CEO of the Smith Family – will meet Australia’s Minister for Education Jason Clare at its first get-together in Sydney next week.