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Teaching and learning

Annandale State School has a School Curriculum Framework (PDF, 967 KB) which provides information on:

- the school's pedagogical framework - Dimensions of Teaching and Learning;

- the learning areas covered in the school's  framework;

- the content in the units of work covered by year level.

 

All learning areas are important in developing knowledge and understanding.

The school strategic focus for all students is:

Pedagogical Framework

The "Five Dimensions of Teaching and Learning" form the basis of every teacher’s professional practice:

  • Curriculum

  • Assessment

  • Sequencing teaching and learning

  • Making judgements

  • Feedback

More information on the detail for each dimension may be found at Education Queensland's Teaching and Learning page

High quality teaching practices

Our teachers demonstrate high quality teaching characterised by:

  • high expectations of all students

  • deep knowledge of learning areas and pedagogical practices

  • continuous monitoring of student achievement

  • offering a safe, supportive, inclusive and disciplined learning environment.

Evidence based decision-making

Annandale State School teachers utilise school performance data to monitor student learning and shape learning programs.

Performance data is gathered by:

  • External assessments e.g. NAPLAN data, international competitions and assessment competitions

  • Internal e.g. formative and summative tasks, academic achievement levels, reading benchmarks, individual student goal achievement

  • Anecdotal feedback e.g. student feedback, community feedback