What works? (PDF, 2MB) presents findings from the independent evaluation of the National Partnership on Literacy and Numeracy.
Research tells us that teaching has the largest in-school influence on student achievement, explaining about 30% of the variation in student outcomes. Teaching quality (PDF, 2MB) uses data from two major international assessments to explore the link between students' experience of particular teaching practices and their test scores.
Research shows the benefit of effective teaching and student engagement. The Improving high school engagement learning curve (PDF, 1.6MB) uses data from the NSW Tell Them From Me student surveys in 2013 and 2015 to look at how students' engagement, performance and experience of classroom practices in Year 7 affect their engagement and performance in Year 9.
Learn more about the Tell Them From Me surveys.