The Use of Evidence to Improve Education and Serve the Public Good: New Zealand’s Best Evidence Synthesis Programme ☆

  title={The Use of Evidence to Improve Education and Serve the Public Good: New Zealand’s Best Evidence Synthesis Programme ☆},
  author={Adrienne Alton-Lee},
Abstract This chapter describes how the New Zealand Ministry of Education’s Iterative Best Evidence Synthesis Programme seeks to improve education and serve the public good. New Zealand’s best evidence programme is used (1) to determine what works, why and how; (2) what makes a bigger difference and what does not work to improve learning for all students across policy, research and practice communities; (3) to spotlight expertise, tools and actions needed to mobilise knowledge and (4) to… 

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