Explicit teaching – Driving learning and engagement

This resource was originally published 8 April 2024.


This CESE What Works Best insights summary shows how explicit teaching drives learning and student engagement. The resource defines explicit teaching, explains why it works, and how it delivers equity and excellence in NSW public schools. The summary contains a comprehensive suite of related resources and shows how school leaders can use their Scout reports to learn more about their schools' data on explicit teaching.


  • Student engagement and wellbeing
  • Teaching and learning practices
  • Tell Them From Me
  • What works best

Business Unit:

  • Centre for Education Statistics and Evaluation
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