Research and Evaluation

The development of Primary Connections is informed by research and evaluation. Numerous reports demonstrate that “Primary Connections is having a positive impact on schools, teachers and students" (Skamp, 2012) as well as pre-service teachers. Browse and download reports below.

Primary Connections: Linking Science with literacy is supported by the Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment through the National Innovation and Science Agenda measure Inspiring all Australians in Digital Literacy and STEM.

Published 01 February 2008

WA Professional Learning Facilitators workshop September 2007

01 February 2008

Author: Mark Hackling (Edith Cowan University). February 2008. 

Published 01 January 2008

NSW and QLD Curriculum Leader workshops

01 January 2008

Author: Kathryn Edmonson (Primary Connections Project Officer). January 2008. 

Published 01 January 2008

NSW Professional Learning Facilitators workshop

01 January 2008

Author: Mark Hackling (Edith Cowan University). January 2008. 

Published 13 November 2007

Small Study - Big Success Story (2007)

13 November 2007

This report is a story—it is based on the stories told by thirteen educatiors who participated in a pilot study of the Primary Connections Indigenous Perspective Framework in Western Australia in Term 4 of 2007.