Australia's Chief Scientist

OCCASIONAL PAPER: IMPROVING THE MATHEMATICS PERFORMANCE OF AUSTRALIA’S STUDENTS

The Office of the Chief Scientist has published the 16th paper in its Occasional Paper Series, Improving the mathematics performance of Australia’s students.

The paper looks at the strategies being used by Australian schools to successfully improve student outcomes in mathematics. It draws out key learnings for teachers, principals and policymakers who may wish to implement similar strategies.

Improving the mathematics performance of Australia’s students is a summary of a detailed study by the University of Tasmania, titled Nothing Left to Chance: Characteristics of Schools Successful in Mathematics.

The full occasional paper can be downloaded below.

Improving the mathematics performance of Australia’s students [PDF]