Seeking different results: the Accelerated Literacy program


Driven by the need to improve students' reading skills and levels, Mayfield East Public School in NSW set out on a professional-learning program, supported by a facilitator experienced in the theory and practice of Accelerated Literacy. The whole school community was involved in the introduction of the strategy.

Data collected since the strategy was implemented indicates substantial improvements in reading levels and skills, especially for the cohort of boys.


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The staff at Mayfield East Public School share their experiences with reviewing student performance, researching new strategies and implementing change, as well as the power of collaboration.

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