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National Partnership on Literacy and Numeracy - Evaluation of MULTILIT

Lit Num NP Prog Eval MultiLit

Authors: Alison Wallace, Rohan Pigott, Chloe Harkness and Amanda McAtamney

Evaluator company/business: Urbis 

Year: 2012

URL or PDF: Download the National Partnership on Literacy and Numeracy - External Evaluation of the Selected NPLN NSW Programs: MULTILIT final report (PDF, 2MB)

Summary:  This report presents evaluation findings on the effectiveness of the Making Up Lost Time in Literacy Reading Tutor Program (MULTILIT). Data collection included site visits to nine schools, an online survey, stakeholder interviews and National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy assessment data. Findings from the evaluation revealed there was considerable variation in the implementation of the program approach across the schools with only 16 per cent of schools implementing the recommended number of sessions. Nevertheless, gains were observed in some students assessment data and the majority of survey respondents believed overall the program was effective for improving reading. 

Additional Info

  • Year: 2012
  • Classification: Silver
  • Study Type: Quasi-experimental
  • Evaluation Type: Both process and outcome

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