Tag Archives: numeracy

Professor John Pegg a Featured Speaker at TEDxNorthernSydneyInstitute

TED, a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, has created a program called TEDx that brings people together to share great ideas, spark deep discussion, and opportunities for connection. QuickSmart‘s own Professor John Pegg will deliver a TEDx talk … Continue reading

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QuickSmart’s Contribution to the New England Region Highlighted in RUN Case Study

The QuickSmart program was recently featured as a case study of regional impact by  the Regional Universities Network. QuickSmart research began in 2001 in two New England schools and the program continues to be strong, successful and well supported in … Continue reading

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QuickSmart on the Effective Teaching Practices in NSW Schools Website

In another example of the educational impact of QuickSmart, two of the NSW schools featured on the Effective Practices in Literacy and Numeracy website highlight our program as a key initiative underpinning their success. The website, http://www.cese.nsw.gov.au/EffectivePractices/, presents research evidence … Continue reading

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Martin Trotman Vlog Entry

  Martin Trotman (QuickSmart Social Inclusion) talks about how he has come to work with the QuickSmart Program.

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The Rewards of Research

Have you ever wondered what happened to the students who did the QuickSmart Literacy or Numeracy programs during their latter primary or junior secondary school years? As a QuickSmart Research Fellow  in 2003-2004 during the developmental stages of both programs, … Continue reading

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QuickSmart Cluster Showcased by Victorian DEECD

The Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development has showcased educational practice that is having a positive impact on student literacy and numeracy outcomes in schools and networks. One of the featured case studies focused on the Cluster of … Continue reading

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QuickSmart a Key Component of Award-Winning Pre-Employment Program

SIMERR’s QuickSmart Program has been acknowledged as a key component of the pre-employment program for Indigenous workers that recently won the 2012 Australian Training Award for Industry Collaboration. Chris Natt, Training and Education Coordinator at the Minerals Council of Australia, … Continue reading

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