The main aim of the Learning Strategies Centre is to assist classroom teachers and curriculum leaders to develop and effectively implement responses for students with learning needs across the learning areas, with a focus on literacy and numeracy.
The key goals include:
- Working within school teams and with students to improve student achievement.
- Identifying specific learning and assessment strategies for students with additional educational needs.
- Assisting with planning, preparation and delivery of effective learning and teaching programs for identified students to improve their learning outcomes, with a focus on literacy and numeracy.
- Providing intervention at whole school, small group and individual student levels for underachieving students, including students with learning disabilities.
- Collaboratively plan and support teachers in assessing and monitoring the progress of students underachieving.
- Where possible provide expertise, support and professional development at whole school, small group and individual teacher levels to support improved student achievement.
- Providing support and advice on the teaching of students with learning disabilities.
- Working collaboratively with other specialists (e.g. guidance officers, speech language pathologists) to coordinate services which improve students’ learning.
Developing collaborative and productive partnerships with school staff and members of the wider school community in order to improve student educational outcomes.