Australia’s national education evidence body

Use of evidence-based practices in schools: a national snapshot

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Using evidence-based practices, and using them well, is a critical way to improve student outcomes. Evidence-based practices are practices supported by research, that is, there is broad consensus in the research community that they work.

This report focuses on 4 evidence-based practices with a well‑documented evidence base:

  • explicit instruction
  • mastery learning
  • formative assessment
  • focused classrooms/classroom management. 

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Publication date
13 December 2022
Last updated
16 December 2022
Ioana Ramia, Belinda Parker, Julie People, Kate Ridgway, Oscar Kovacs, Zid Mancenido
Australian Education Research Organisation
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