Action Research Projects

AISWA promotes sectorial engagement in action research projects through partnerships with organisations and local universities that aim to improve educational practice, student engagement and school leadership. Action research projects provide professional learning opportunities for educators to engage with evidence-based research to improve teaching and promote collaborative change.

AISWA is committed to sharing evidence from action research findings to help to inform practice within the Independent School sector. 


Creating Texts with 21st Century Early Learners

This project provided teachers with ongoing and multi-layered professional learning experiences about the teaching and learning of written communication in early childhood.

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History in the Making 

A collection of Teaching and Learning Programs based on the Australian Curriculum for primary students to wonder about the past by actively engaging in the historical inquiry process.

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Taking Action: Students as Global Citizens

This project provided professional learning for teachers of Humanities, English and Technologies that combined aspects of human rights and social justice.

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Amplify: Designing Bright Futures

The aim of this initiative is to increase the proportion of Australian students who are deeply engaged in their learning, through the development of teaching, learning and assessment practices that promote engagement.

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