Australia’s national education evidence body
Practice guide
19 April 2022

Targeting sentence-level instruction is critical in order to develop foundational skills in writing. Sentence combining is an instructional technique used to improve sentence quality, complexity, and variety.

Implementation tool
19 April 2022

A writing instruction template for primary school principals and leaders.

The intent of this framework is to show how the school approaches and implements the effective teaching of writing and writing assessment, and to evaluate opportunities for further improvement. 

Research
4 February 2022

This publication summarises available evidence on writing and writing instruction. While the literature on writing instruction is modest compared with reading, and the quality of the research is variable, there are a number of findings and recommendations that can be drawn.

News article
14 October 2021
Writing proficiency is central to student success during the school years, and it influences personal and vocational outcomes post-school. The importance of writing as a communication and learning tool cannot be overstated.

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