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SVA has a vision of an Australian education system that develops the intellectual, social and moral well-being of young people, as well as contributing to the economic prosperity and social cohesion of the nation.

Case studies

Bright Spots Schools Connection

Bright Spots Schools Connection

The SVA Bright Spots Schools Connection supports exceptional school leaders in schools serving communities experiencing disadvantage.

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Evidence for Learning

Evidence for Learning

Evidence for Learning helps great practice become common practice in education.

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Mimi's House

Mimi's House

An early intervention program that supports primary school aged children at risk of falling out of the school system in Queensland.

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Insights

Education perspective paper

Education perspective paper

An evidence-based perspective on the actions and drivers required to promote equity and a high quality education system for all.

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Education perspective: Children in out-of-home care

Education perspective: Children in out-of-home care

An evidence-based perspective on the drivers of better educational outcomes for children in out-of-home care. This paper is one in a three-part series that supplements the original SVA Education perspective paper.

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Education perspective: Children disengaged from education

Education perspective: Children disengaged from education

An evidence-based perspective on the drivers of better educational outcomes for children and young people disengaged from education. This paper is one in a three-part series that supplements the original SVA Education perspective paper.

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Education perspective: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

Education perspective: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

An evidence-based perspective on the drivers of better educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. This paper is one in a three-part series that supplements the original SVA Education perspective paper.

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Evidence for Learning Toolkit

Evidence for Learning Toolkit

The Toolkit summarises the global evidence base on 34 different approaches to lift learning outcomes in schools.

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The importance of STEM practices

The importance of STEM practices

If the Australian workforce is to be prepared for the future, science technology engineering and mathematics practices must be embedded across the entire curriculum.

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Evidence scans

SVA commissioned evidence scans to inform the 2019 refresh of our education perspective papers. These documents are a snapshot of any evidence on the effectiveness of policy, programs, practices and interventions aimed at strengthening educational outcomes for specific cohorts of children and young people.

Download the evidence scan of educational interventions for children and young people disengaged from education (PDF, 728 KB)

Download the evidence scan of educational interventions for children in out-of-home care (PDF,  850 KB)

Download a systematic review of recent research on the importance of cultural programs in schools, school and community engagement and school leadership in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education (PDF, 448 KB)

Talk to us

Matt Deeble

Matt is SVA's education lead and the director of Evidence for Learning.

Sue Cridge

Sue is reponsible for developing the SVA Bright Spots Schools Connection.

Nick Perini

Nick is a Director with SVA Consulting and leads the team's consulting work in the education space.