What is the research telling us? Conference presentation by Professor Barry Down

Professor Barry Down presented at the 2016 Big Picture National Conference in Fremantle. The presentation addresses four key questions:

• Why are students disengaging from mainstream schooling?

• What are students learning in Big Picture Advisory?

• What practices support student engagement for learning?

• What can I do next?

The "Secondary Engagement Evaluation Project in Low SES Schools" research report to the Western Australian Department of Education referneced in this presentation is available for download below.