National Report on Schooling in Australia 2011
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 in schooling, in the sense of participation, are:
This section provides data and commentary on enrolment and attendance in Australian schools including these performance indicators/measures. It also includes data on the apparent progression and retention of students through secondary school.