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Jennifer Bryce

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Evaluation of school-based arts education programs in Australian schools

This evaluation of four Australian school-based arts programs found that, although there was no evidence of improvement in academic progress, involvement in arts programs has a positive impact on students' engagement with learning and often leads to improved attendance at school.Participation in school-based arts education...
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Evaluation of school-based arts education programs in Australian schools

Participation in school-based arts education programs can have a positive impact on students' engagement with learning, according to recent ACER research. However, there was little statistical evidence of improvement in academic progress as a result of participation in arts education. Jennifer Bryce reports on the...
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Australian young people: their stories, their families and post-school plans

This study undertaken for The Smith Family by the Australian Council for Educational Research is the fifth in a series of reports on the challenges faced by Learning for Life students in making successful post-school transitions. ‘Australian Young People: their stories, their families and post-school...
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Engaging secondary students in lifelong learning

What can secondary schools do to develop lifelong learning skills? ACER conducted research into lifelong learning in 1999-2000 to identify key educational concepts that are argued to provide the foundations for lifelong learning. ACER has now produced a second report that extends the research in...