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What makes a difference? Measuring non-academic outcomes
Teacher [Indian edition] (2011)
  • Prue Anderson, ACER
  • Julian Fraillon, ACER
Abstract

There are some very real challenges that educators face in attempting to define, measure and improve the non-academic outcomes of students in Australian schools but there is plenty that can be done to better measure and influence them. There are many challenges in measuring non-academic outcomes but the overarching one is to determine what they are, and whether they are actually 'non-academic' at all. This article addresses each of three major challenges: (1) Defining the outcomes, followed by a recommendation; (2) measuring the outcomes; recommendation; and (3) improving outcomes; recommendation.

Keywords
  • Non-academic outcomes,
  • Measurement,
  • Generic skills
Publication Date
2011
Citation Information
Prue Anderson and Julian Fraillon. "What makes a difference? Measuring non-academic outcomes" Teacher [Indian edition] Vol. 5 Iss. 1 (2011)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/julian_fraillon/34/