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Research Confirms Students live up to Expectations of their Teachers

Posted on 19 September 2017
Research Confirms Students live up to Expectations of their Teachers
Key  findings of NSW Governement Research [CESE]:
  • Engagement matters for learning. Students who are positively engaged are up to six months ahead in their learning, after socioeconomic status and prior achievement are taken into account.
  • Effective classroom and teaching practices matterfor learning. Students whose teachers use effective teaching practices and set high expectations for all can be up to seven months ahead in their learning, after socioeconomic status and prior achievement are taken into account.
  • Students respond positively to better classroom practices, not only through direct improvements in their learning but also through greater engagement with school.
  • The relationship between performance and engagement goes both ways engagement affects performance but improvements in performance also positively affect engagement.
  • Student engagement and classroom practices can change. School leaders and teachers can take practical steps to improve both.

Read the full report HERE

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