Catherine Underwood

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10 Sep 2018

Motivating students to achieve is one of the major challenges teachers face in the classroom. Teachers provide their students with a plethora of learning opportunities in the hope of spurring enthusiasm, sparking curiosity and capturing and inspiring interest to pursue goals for their future aspirations....


16 Sep 2013

This report presents the results of two projects examining Indigenous Children's language development.


This report presents the results of administration of the Who Am I ? and the Renfrew Word Finding Vocabulary Test for the LSIC Wave 2 data collection in...

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7 Feb 2012

This study of neighbourhood satisfaction has revealed older residents believe it is safer for children to walk to school than the parents of primary school-aged children believe to be the case.

The study, examined survey responses from over 800 residents aged 60 years and...


30 Dec 2011

Children who know how to use a mobile phone, as opposed to those who don’t, are more likely to move about their neighbourhood without adult supervision, research from the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) suggests. The study, by ACER Research Fellow Ms Catherine Underwood,...


10 Dec 2008

The latest results from the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) show that Australian Year 4 students have displayed some improvement in Mathematics achievement since 2003. But achievement levels of Australian students have remained static in Year 8 mathematics and Year 4 science...

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