Executive summary of Quality Teaching for Diverse Students in Schooling: Best Evidence Synthesis


· The executive summary from Quality Teaching for Diverse Students in Schooling: Best Evidence Synthesis contains the ten characteristics generated out of the synthesis. The report, by Adrienne Alton-Lee, Medium Term Strategy Policy Division, June 2003, is one of a series of best evidence syntheses commissioned by the Ministry of Education. It is part of a commitment to strengthen the evidence base that informs education policy and practice in New Zealand. It aims to contribute to an ongoing evidence-based discourse amongst policy makers, educators and researchers. The best evidence synthesis approach is being developed in collaboration with researchers. It draws together in a systematic way the available evidence about what works to improve education outcomes, and what can make a bigger difference for the education of all our children and young people.
· Handout: Improved Learning Through Formative Assessment Practices
Improved Learning through Formative Assessment Practices (handout)

Executive Summary