Restorative School Literacy Evidence Based Programming Select programs connected to Teacher Practice – eg. First Steps Numeracy Evidence Based Programming Select programs connected to Problem Solving – eg, Back To Front Maths Creativity Commit to the Performing Arts Collaboration Commit to strong approaches in Co-Operative Learning eg, Kagan and also Co-Operative Teaching – eg, Co-Teaching
“Leadership is a combination of strategy and character. If you must be without one, be without the strategy.” -- General Norman Schwarzkopf “Leadership is a combination of strategy and character. If you must be without one, be without the strategy.” -- General Norman Schwarzkopf
Proving it works Stuff I like … Improved teacher quality teacher attraction & retention. Improved stakeholder perception data. Reductions in aggressive playground behaviours from 6.3pw to 2.1pw. Increased innovation and risk- taking in practice. Improved career opportunities. Strong community support for change. Increased School Council memberships. New metrics developed for measuring behaviour improvement and social/emotional growth. Stuff others like … ROSEBERY PRIMARY SCHOOL All Year 3 students AT or ABOVE National Minimum Standard (NMS) in Writing and Spelling Eleven Year 3 students ABOVE the Australian Mean in Spelling. Eleven Year 5 students ABOVE the Australian Mean in Reading. Nine Year 5 students ABOVE the Australian Mean in Spelling. Year 3 Numeracy “Identifies a shape with ¼ shaded”. Aust Avg 47%, Expectation 35%, Actual 52%. Year 3 Numeracy “Matches a given addition fact to an inverse operation”. Aust Avg 59%, Expectation 47%, Actual 77%. Year 5 Spelling “Sword”. Aust Avg 51%, Expectation 37%, Actual 57%. Year 5 Grammar & Punctuation “Use of brackets”. Aust Avg 89%, Expectation 81%, Actual 97%. No Year 3 girls below NMS in Writing, Spelling, Grammar & Punctuation or Numeracy! All Indigenous Year 3 students ABOVE NMS in Writing, Spelling and Grammar & Punctuation. All Indigenous Year 5 students AT or ABOVE NMS in Spelling. 17 instances of Year 3 students reaching Band 6 or higher. 24 instances of Year 5 students reaching Band 7 or higher. LUDMILLA PRIMARY SCHOOL Mean Score improvements in 9 of a possible 10 NAPLAN categories. Mean Score imprements in all 10 possible NAPLAN categories for Indigenous students.