How schools can improve literacy and numeracy performance and why it (still) matters audio paper

This audio paper was originally published 12 September 2018.

This audio paper examines evidence-based practices that can be implemented by schools to enhance literacy and numeracy performance.

Four evidence-based practices summarised in the audio paper include:

  • Intervene early and maintain the focus.
  • Know what students can do and target teaching accordingly.
  • Have clear and transparent learning goals.
  • Focus on teacher professional learning that improves the teaching of literacy and numeracy.
This paper also examines the importance of literacy and numeracy skills to individuals and to society.
Read by Sally Kohlmayer, CESE


  • Audio

Business Unit:

  • Centre for Education Statistics and Evaluation
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