Richard Teese

Richard Teese

Richard Teese is professor and director of the Centre for Post-Compulsory Education and Training at the University of Melbourne, and the co-author with John Polesel ofUndemocratic Schooling (Melbourne University Press, 2003).

He is a specialist in student achievement, school programs, and transition to further education and work. Teese has had a long career studying the unequal operation of school systems and investigating the social processes underpinning inequality.


Condemned to innovate

PolicyOVER THE PAST 30 years, the level at which disadvantaged schools have been funded has increased and there has been a greater emphasis on student-learning outcomes, but it is questionable whether there has been a more basic shift in...

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