The Australia Awards Global Strategy: Investing in the next generation of global leaders for development 2016–18 sets the Australian Government's strategic framework and priorities for the Australia Awards. The Strategy outlines five investment principles: alignment with Australia's development, economic and public diplomacy priorities; equity of access; merit-based selection; value for money; and promotion of the Australia Awards. It promotes innovation to deliver flexible and responsive education options, particularly for women.
Monitoring and Evaluation Framework
The Australia Awards Global Monitoring and Evaluation Framework provides high-level guidance on the monitoring and evaluation of Australia Awards in line with the Strategy. The Framework enables implementers of Australia Awards to collect, analyse and report on all information necessary to meet the requirements of the Making Performance Count: enhancing the accountability and effectiveness of Australia Aid framework and associated aid performance benchmarks.