What works? Evidence-based practice in education is complex

  title={What works? Evidence-based practice in education is complex},
  author={Kerry Hempenstall},
  journal={Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties},
  pages={113 - 127}
  • K. Hempenstall
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology
  • Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties
There is a nascent movement towards evidence-based practice in education in Australia, evident in Federal and State education documents, if not in classrooms. Such a classroom-level outcome would require a number of conditions to be met. One of the critical requirements is that teachers be provided with knowledge and training in practices that have an acceptable evidence base, in other words to know what works. Many reformers pin their hopes on systematic reviews to provide the information… Expand
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