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Addressing Australia’s ‘long tail’ of underachievement
In a special webinar this week, experts from education research and practice will discuss Australia’s progress in reducing student underachievement.
Inquiry and play transform school learning environment
Improvements at a Tasmanian school have resulted in an 80 per cent decrease in student behaviour requiring support from senior staff members between 2018-2020.
Reducing disparities between Australian schools
Experts from education research and practice have named system-level support, high quality teaching and instructional leadership as critical elements for making student outcomes less dependent on which school they attend.
What makes a student academically resilient in the face of disadvantage?
A new ACER report examines the characteristics of high-performing students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Finding patterns in assessment data
Sorting data in different ways helps teachers to gain deeper understanding of their students’ learning needs.