• We need another education conversation

    Jan Owen     |      December 13, 2019

    The results of the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) are in—and they are alarming for Australia.

  • Australia’s education system is stagnating at best, heading backwards at worst. 

    Jan Owen     |      September 6, 2019

    We have recorded a decade of declining school and student performance against OECD standards and the most recent NAPLAN results revealed there’s been no significant improvement across most year levels since 2008.

  • The new work order is here

    Jan Owen     |      June 10, 2016

    As automation, globalisation and collaboration shape the future of work, young people today have to be prepared to change industries and adapt to less predictable conditions. Jan Owen, CEO of the Foundation for Young Australians, shares the latest research.