The leader of a cluster of schools in Melbourne's south-west describes the way that an ambitious school improvement initiative is transforming thinking and learning for teachers, students and the wider community. Using funding from the Australian Government ASISTM Project, the schools have worked together to identify new ways of injecting innovation and excellence into their work. The initiative has been strengthened by strong leadership and ongoing input from external experts and members of the community.
David Baxter, Wayne Sawyer
School leaders and literacy programs at a disadvantaged school in Sydney have produced outstanding results – Literacy Learning: the Middle Years
David Rose, Claire Acevedo
A well-designed program has shown it can substantially overcome students' unequal social preparation for reading and writing – Literacy Learning: the Middle Years