Information for Teachers
Catalyst builds on your knowledge and expertise as a teacher to align our focus on evidence-based, high quality pedagogy, curriculum, and assessment to transform students’ lives through learning.
Curated high quality resources that align with Catalyst and relevant Syllabus and Curriculum guidelines.
Embedding evidence-based pedagogy in all classrooms, informed by Rosenshine's Principles of Instruction.
System-wide assessment protocols to track student achievement and the impact Catalyst makes.
Catalyst aligns our focus as a system to evidence-based pedagogy, curriculum and assessment. This means teachers will be more supported in the continuous improvement of their teaching practice – utilising the latest data, evidence and expert insights. This includes access to high-quality curriculum resources to integrate into lesson planning, which are continually evolved based on teacher feedback.
Supporting every student with high-quality literacy programs to enable them to reach their learning potential.
Driving student outcomes through highly impactful lessons combining evidence-based teaching practice and learning materials.
Key messages for parent communication will be provided to you by your school Leader as part of your individual Catalyst rollout. Highlights include –
Enabling us to provide high-quality education opportunities and enhance learning outcomes and develop the whole student
Our teaching approach is informed by the best available global and national research on how children learn (Science of Learning)
All schools in our system are implementing this teaching approach, ensuring every student is afforded an exceptional learning experience
Every school will be working from the same curriculum resources and assessment systems, ensuring all students can be assessed equally to accurately demonstrate achievement
To learn more about the Catalyst journey in your school, reach out to your Principal.
Alternatively, get in touch with a member of the Catalyst team.
In this episode Stefanie Cook, the K-6 coordinator and Learning Support Leader at St Patrick’s Primary School in Cooma NSW speaks about literacy intervention structures and insights from DIBELS.Listen(52mins)
In this episode Natalie Fairfax, Head the International Baccalaureate program at Merici College in Braddon, Canberra, shares the student engagement she has seen as a result of High Impact Teaching Practice.Listen(30min)
In this episode we speak with Maggie Lloyd from St Monica’s Primary School, Evatt ACT. This is a great listen for those who’d like to refresh their knowledge of Catalyst or for those who are learning more about the aspects of Catalyst.Listen(38min)
As Acting Facilitator of Pedagogy, Toby has a key role in the facilitation of High Impact Teaching Practices. Hear about what he and his team have learned from HITP and how they implement this in the classroom.Listen(50min)
In this episode of Teacher Insights from Catalyst, Peter shares his invaluable experiences and successes in implementing Catalyst and HITP in the classroom.Listen(65min)