Australia has made tremendous progress in building a better early childhood education and care (ECEC) system. Yet too many children are still developmentally vulnerable when they start school.
Examples of practice demonstrate effective practice in different education settings. You can use them to think about how to apply the practice in your own context.
Implementation checklists are a list of practical steps you can take to support the implementation of an evidence-based practice in your setting. This checklist focuses on implementing a focused classroom.
Focused classrooms maximise students’ on-task learning time by minimising disruptive behaviour and disengagement. This guide outlines key practices for creating focused classrooms.
The ability to read proficiently is fundamental to a student’s success at school and in later life. The science of reading provides the strongest evidence about how young children learn to read. Understanding the cognitive science behind how students learn to read and the research on effective instruction makes it easier for educators to align policy and classroom teaching with evidence.
Our transitions discussion paper outlines 3 constructs that can be measured to determine the effectiveness of transitions and children and families’ sense of belonging.