Part 2: Educational value add: making the most of the students you have

Part 1: The role of socio-education advantage and HSC performance

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School funding to government schools increased mainly due to inflation and additional students

  1. more staff;
  2. staff pay rises;
  3. Other operations and…


1. Ownership mindset

TL:DR →We’re all busy, I get it. Here’s the summary of what happened

  • We ran a term-long trial of adapptED together with an after-school program. 9 students were involved across grades 3,4 and 5 with varying abilities.
  • Students met for 45 minutes each week in a computer lab where they worked on the adapptED platform. A teacher was available and provided support on concepts if they got stuck.
  • Pre/post tests were conducted to test the hypothesis that the adapptED platform would improve maths knowledge.
  • Results: Average 8 mark increase with p<0.01 (statistically significant).
  • Conclusion: adapptED can be effective in improving student outcomes in a small-group mixed ability environment. …

Source: QTAC


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Jesse Whelan

EdTech entrepreneur, passionate about improving education impact through tech and research-driving practice. Former consultant and engineer. Harvard MBA.

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