Teachers For a Fair Go: A study of teachers who 'make a difference' to students in poverty.
NSW Department of Education, The University of Western Sydney
2008-2010 | LP0882328
Restricted educational outcomes are central to entrenched disadvantage in poor communities in both rural and urban Australia. This project directly addresses education's role in equal opportunities for all Australians. It seeks to work with, and inform, Australia's largest educational jurisdiction (the NSW DoE) about practices which gain success for its poorest students. The project also applies new ideas around motivation and engagement from within the MeE Framework, developed at the University of Western Sydney. Using teachers as co‑researchers also takes forward methodological practices in investigating what makes a difference in the social and academic