Evidence for Learning: Achieve


The Teaching and Learning Toolkit aligned to the Northern Territory’s Signature Strategies’: Achieve

The Northern Territory’s Signature Strategies’ are a small number of high impact strategies across each of the four improvement journeys. The strategies are a guide to begin conversations as a school community and to ensure that efforts and energy are aligned to the actions which will make the most significant difference for our students. This section explores the strategies within the Achieve improvement journey and their alignment to approaches from the Learning and Teaching Toolkit. 

Review of Annual School Improvement Plan and school explicit improvement agenda to build broad understanding and authorship of an improvement focus which is widely known and owned by the wider school community, beyond the leadership team and board / council.

The Toolkit doesn’t contain approaches which directly relate to this signature strategy.

School leaders draw on evidence and student data and experience to intentionally shape and influence school improvement at the local and system level.


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Building a culture of research and evaluation of effective practice, developing the capacity of network partners in the activation of their own data and its impact on targeted teaching.

The Toolkit doesn’t contain approaches which directly relate to this signature strategy.

Ensure effective student autonomy in task design and the personalisation of a daily learning experience which provides challenge and is tailored to student interest, motivation and the most appropriate learning strategies.

Identify and establish the application of core competencies and authentic opportunities for students to solve challenges in the broader school and local community.

Partnership and support focused on developing family and caregiver knowledge and understanding, including the modelling and exemplification of strategies to support their child’s learning and development. Build professional connections and learning partnerships nationally and in shaping system priorities.