Effective Practice Project

The Effective Practice Project has identified the leadership, practice and organisational structures contributing to the high performance outcomes, in reading, writing and numeracy, and identified commonalities.




Below you'll find a collection of artefacts that the Effective Practice Project identified as common practice in each of the schools:






Find out the importance of leadership within a school setting and the role it plays lifting student outcomes.

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Whole School Approach

A whole school approach is cohesive, collective and collaborative action in and by a school community that has been strategically constructed to improve student learning, behaviour and wellbeing.

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Student Voice in Learning

Student Voice in Learning

Student voice not only allows students to engage and participate meaningfully in their own learning, it contributes to building leadership, confidence and other skills that ensure student wellbeing.

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Embedded use of Data

Embedded use of Data

The collection and use of essential data holds great promise not only for students, but for parents and teachers alike. Learning improves when the data collected is used to provide feedback for students in a manner that helps them make decisions about their own learning journey.

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Effective Collaboration PLC

Collaboration Effective PLC

Professional learning communities offer an infrastructure to create the supportive cultures and conditions necessary for achieving significant gains in teaching and learning.

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Documented Curriculum and Assessment

Effective Practice Project Schools have developed consistent curriculum and assessment documentation to support the implementation of the Victorian Curriculum.

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Shared Vision

A shared vision assists in breaking down barriers of isolation and allow members of staff to combine their collective potential to grow one another and their students in powerful ways.

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Safe and Inclusive Environment

A positive learning and teaching environment is essential for student achievement and well-being. Inclusive education means that ALL students can access and fully participate in learning, supported by reasonable adjustments and teaching strategies tailored to meet individual needs. Research shows a direct link between students’ success and the school environment in which learning takes place. Students are more motivated to do well and to realize their full potential in schools that have a positive school climate, where they feel safe, included and supported.

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Consistent Classroom Practice

Consistent Classroom Practice

One of the most important tools in effective schools is consistency in classroom practice. Research and practice have proved that school leaders and teachers must be consistent every day in carrying out their duties if they want to improving student outcomes.

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