Visible learning is a research database, a school improvement initiative as well as a call to action to focus on what works best to impact learning. An Daras Trust became an accredited Visible Learning Partner in 2019 after implementation of the recognised improvement programme across its schools since 2016.
The Visible Learning improvement programme is based upon the principles from John Hattie’s ongoing synthesis of meta-analyses about the effect of various influences on learning. Each influence on learning has a carefully calculated effect size. The ongoing findings are used to inform training and provision within the Trust schools.
Pupils within our schools are developing the ability to display these essential learning characteristics of a visible learner.
In essence, pupils are assessment capable. Assessment Capable Learners can ask and find the answer to: Where am I going? How am I going there? Where to next? Pupils see learning as hard work, have a ‘can do’ approach and a desire to succeed. This links successfully with the Trust vision of 'Igniting Curiosity, Growing Capabilities'.
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