A review into the effectiveness of Direct Instruction (DI) and Explicit Direct Instruction (EDI) in 39 remote schools in WA, NT and Qld shows improved learning progress, behaviour and attendance, often beyond expectations.
In 2016 Good to Great Schools Australia (GGSA) commissioned Dr Annie Holden of ImpaxSIA Consulting to undertake an interim evaluation of the impacts to date of the implementation of the Flexible Literacy for Remote Primary Schools Program (FLRPS).
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