The Commissioner produces reports based on projects linked to key focus areas of her work as set out in her Strategic Framework (2022+). The reports below all relate to children’s education. They reflect what South Australian children and young people have told the Commissioner matters most to them about their education, including what changes they would like to see made. The Commissioner also produces a series of annual statutory publications which report on how South Australia is performing against international standards set out in the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights (UNCRC) of the Child, many of which relate to the right to a good education.

Off To Work We Go

Much of our society and schooling system focuses on preparing children and young people for their futures. From a young age, children are asked ‘what do you want to be when you grow up?’ As they get older this question changes to ‘what are you going to do when you...