Our projects

The RMIT School of Education has partnered with many individuals and organisations to engage in high-quality research projects, evaluation, policy analysis, and professional development programmes.

The projects below are a partial list of completed and ongoing works. Interested in working with us? Please contact a researcher directly or email Professor Jeffrey S. Brooks, Associate Dean, Research & Innovation for more details.    

School-Community Learning Partnerships for Sustainability

The School-Community Learning Partnerships for Sustainability (SCLPfS) Project explored the ways in which schools and communities can work together to achieve sustainability outcomes.

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Reframing Mathematical Futures II: Building a Learning and Teaching Resource to Enhance Mathematical Reasoning in Years 7–10

This project aims to build a sustainable, evidence-based, integrated learning and teaching resource to support the development of mathematical reasoning in Years 7 to 10.

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Reframing Mathematical Futures

The project was aimed at improving student outcomes in relation to multiplicative thinking and proportional reasoning in Years 7 to 9.

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Evaluation of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme in Victorian Government Primary Schools

This study investigated the impact of the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) on student outcomes, pedagogical practice and school culture in Australian public primary schools.

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Evaluation of the AITSL Flagship Professional Learning Program: Local Leadership

The aim of this study was to evaluate the first iteration of the Australian Institute of Teaching and Senior Leadership’s (AITSL) extensive program of professional development for school leaders.

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Building preservice teachers’ intercultural understandings and technological capabilities through online cross-cultural school-university partnerships

This project, eTutor, aims to model a creative approach to internationalising teacher education curriculum.

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School-based pedagogies and partnerships in primary science teacher education

This project responds to international concern about primary teachers’ lack of science knowledge and confidence to teach science.

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Influence of teacher professional knowledge for teaching science topics on student achievement

This project aims to look at the effects of interventions to improve teacher professional knowledge for teaching science.

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Measuring the quality of topic specific PCK and its effect on learner outcomes

Our research group has defined the construct of topic specific PCK (TSPCK) as a key aspect of PCK.

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Supporting New Teacher's Practice Program (formerly known as Beginning Teacher Pilot Program)

This program aimed to support beginning teachers as they face the challenges of being new to the profession.

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Working Lives: Trade and Bachelor Graduates Ten Years On

An ARC Linkage project.

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Youth-led Leaning: Local connections with Global Citizenship

This was an ARC Linkage Grant funded project with Plan International Australia.

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International Students in the Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) Sector: Study Purposes, Learning Practices and Institutional Response

This is an ARC Discovery project.

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Building community capital to support sustainable numeracy education in remote locations

This is an ARC Linkage Project 2006 Round 1

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Evaluation of the Environmental Programmes of the Hong Kong Environmental Campaign Committee

This is an international project evaluating the Hong Kong Environmental Campaign Committee's Environmental Programmes.

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