National Partnership on Literacy and Numeracy: report of the program evaluation of Accelerated Literacy
|Authors||Meg Dione-Rodgers, Susan Harriman and Barry Laing|
|Evaluator company||Program Evaluation Unit, Student Engagement and Program Evaluation Bureau (SEPEB), NSW Department of Education|
|Study type||Pre-post study|
|Evaluation type||Both process and outcome|
This report presents findings from the evaluation of the Accelerated Literacy program in 28 schools, many with a high proportion of Aboriginal students. The evaluation included stakeholder interviews, site visits, an online survey and analysis of administrative and student achievement data. The significant finding of this evaluation is that Accelerated Literacy delivered positive effects for students, teachers and real benefits for school communities.