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Using achievement information to raise student achievement

Irene Symes and Helen Timperley

Recent research on school improvement indicates that schools can lift student achievement by using achievement information to work out how to modify their programmes. Robertson Rd School worked collaboratively with researchers from the University of Auckland to design a new approach enabling teachers to make formative use of achievement data on literacy in Years 1 and 2, in order to improve their teaching practices and raise student achievement. 

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