Organisation

Australian Education Research Organisation

Acronym:
AERO
Report

Supporting teachers to use research evidence well in practice

This report describes ways that schools can build teachers’ and leaders’ confidence in using research evidence, and why this is important. It presents findings from independent surveys conducted by the Australian Education Research Organisation (AERO) and the Monash Q Project.
Report

Writing development: what does a decade of NAPLAN data reveal?

This report discusses AERO’s 2022 analysis of student writing data. Overall, the research suggests that students’ writing skills have declined over 7 years (2011 to 2018), with many high school students significantly behind the expectations outlined in curriculum documents.
Briefing paper

Evidence decision-making tool for policymakers

This briefing paper outlines tools for education policy-makers to assess their confidence in a certain policy, program or initiative, and decide on next steps.
Report

What works for “what works” centres

This report outlines findings from a desktop review of 'what works' for evidence intermediaries and the barriers and enablers to implementing evidence in education.
Infographic

Evidence use in early childhood education and care (ECEC) and schools

The Australian Education Research Organisation (AERO) has taken a first look at data from a recent evidence use survey. The initial findings presented in this infographic help to understand how early childhood and school practitioners currently use evidence in their work.