This work stream aims to stimulate sustainable pedagogical changes in order to enhance school performance and learning outcomes.
School improvement lies at the heart of the DEEPEN programme. The current information available suggests that pupils in private schools perform better than those in government schools. Any learning advantage is most likely driven by factors such as earlier school starting age, increased teacher accountability, and higher time on task, rather than any pedagogical superiority. Thus, private schools must change their classroom behaviours and engage with external service providers to develop their pedagogical practices.
School Improvement Services will operate in these areas: