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 and Training through the National Innovation and Science Agenda measure Inspiring all Australians in Digital Literacy and STEM.

Published 01 September 2008

Impact of Primary Connections on students' science processes, literacies of science and attitudes towards science

01 September 2008

Authors: Mark Hackling (Edith Cowan University); Vaughan Prain (La Trobe University). August 2008.

Published 01 August 2008

Professional Learning Facilitators: Activities as at end of T1 1/2, 2008

01 August 2008

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

Published 01 May 2008

QLD, NSW and TAS Curriculum Leader workshops: October 2007 - February 2008

01 May 2008

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

Published 01 February 2008

WA Professional Learning Facilitators workshop September 2007

01 February 2008

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