What does evidence‐based practice in education mean?

  title={What does evidence‐based practice in education mean?},
  author={Kerry Hempenstall},
  journal={Australian Journal of Learning Disabilities},
  pages={83 - 92}
  • K. Hempenstall
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • Australian Journal of Learning Disabilities
Abstract Teaching has suffered both as a profession in search of community respect, and as a force for improving the social capital of Australia because of its failure to adopt the results of empirical research as the major determinant of its practice. There are a number of reasons why this has occurred, among them a science‐aversive culture endemic among education policymakers and teacher education faculties. There are signs that change may be afoot. The National Inquiry into the Teaching of… Expand
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