This summary presents the key findings from 2 reports on better supporting students who enter secondary school with gaps in their foundational literacy and numeracy skills. The reports highlights findings from:
In Australia, a substantial proportion of students start secondary school with literacy and numeracy skills that are 3 or more years below those of their peers (ACARA, 2021).
The following annotated example unit plans complement online lessons developed by Ochre Education and AERO. The unit plans include guidance on how the unit was structured and sequenced and can be used while interacting with the Ochre resources.
The following example lesson plans complement a selection of online lessons developed by Ochre Education and AERO. They include guidance on how the lesson was structured and sequenced within the unit and can be used while interacting with the Ochre resources.
These checklists can be used to plan the implementation of your school’s approaches for engaging with families to support student learning.