Middle Years of Schooling

Aim:

This Special Interest Group aims to create and support strategic opportunities to enhance the momentum and advocacy around middle years research, and the consolidation of evidence based practice in middle years education. The SIG includes scholars at all stages of their career and encourages collaborative research both within and beyond the group. It promotes research that contributes to and informs national and international policy and practice.

Research interests:

  • Pedagogical approaches
  • Preparation of pre-service teachers
  • School reform (including programs, place and space)
  • Student leadership
  • Teacher professional development
  • Young adolescent learners