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Title: Final Project Evaluation: Closing the Gap in NSW Independent Schools
Contributor(s): Graham, Lorraine (author); Berman, Jeanette  (author)orcid 
Corporate Author: NSW Association of Independent Schools (NSWAIS)
Publication Date: 2013
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/12664
Abstract: The Closing the Gap in NSW Independent Schools Project (2011-2012) was conceptualised and conducted by the NSW Association of Independent Schools (NSWAIS). This Project focused on improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students attending four independent NSW schools. Specifically, it aimed to increase the literacy skills of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, develop these students' positive attitudes to learning, and encourage home and school engagement. The Project also sought to strengthen the capabilities and leadership competencies of school staff members by providing professional development in the strategic use of data and the development of whole school approaches to literacy learning.
Publication Type: Report
Publisher: NSW Association of Independent Schools (NSWAIS)
Place of Publication: Sydney, Australia
Field of Research (FOR): 130204 English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
130301 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 930101 Learner and Learning Achievement
930202 Teacher and Instructor Development
HERDC Category Description: R1 Contract Report
Other Links: http://deewr.gov.au/closing-gap-literacy-and-numeracy-projects-2011-2012
Extent of Pages: 59
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