Education systems and schools routinely implement new initiatives to better support learning and development. However, schools often face significant challenges when they introduce new approaches.
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).
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: