Our education suite

Our programs are tailored to meet any school context and are customised to meet all student needs. 

Evidence-based curriculum

Ready-to-teach lessons and resources for Australian primary school subjects. They meet all Australian Curriculum standards and use explicit instruction pedagogy and Australian subject matter. Updated annually.  

Professional learning pathways

Flexible learning for school leaders and teachers to gain practical skills that can be immediately applied. Accepted by state and territory teaching accreditation bodies. Courses include on-the-job assessment and coverage of all AITSL guidelines.  

School improvement hub

Teaching techniques, practices and tools to embed effective teaching in any school. Additional expert leadership coaching for school leaders. 

Our education suite 

Our programs are tailored to meet any school context and are customised to meet all student needs. 

Grammar and Punctuation growth - 180%
greater than the 15% average growth for Australian schools
Reading growth - 124%
greater than the 19% average growth for Australian schools
Spelling growth - 67%
greater than the 23% average growth for Australian schools

Our gift to schools

We offer all schools and teaching professionals free use of our range of evidence-based curriculum with professional learning modules and school improvement tools. Join now to download our resources.


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Students love learning when you use Australia’s only explicit teaching science program. 

Teach Spelling Mastery

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Our Teach Spelling Mastery accredited module gives you the practical skills and knowledge to teach spelling effectively and get the most out of the Spelling Mastery program. 

8 Cycles of School Practice

The 8 Cycles of School Practice support schools to embed the world’s best practices in school-wide effective teaching. 

Alternative access to join the GGSA network

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Share your school’s success and see how other schools are succeeding with Good to Great Schools Australia’s range of curriculum, professional learning and school improvement programs in our Storylines group. 
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We support the diverse needs of schools around Australia

Our programs are used by public, private and independent schools in urban, regional and remote areas across Australia. These schools range from those just starting on their improvement journey to top performing schools.
Our programs are used by teachers with a range of expertise and experience - teachers at the beginning of their career to those with years of experience.
All students can learn when they are being taught effectively with an appropriate curriculum.
Our programs are successful with students from diverse, advantaged and disadvantages backgrounds, those with learning disabilities or difficulties or those who are simply not making enough progress.

Sample of our programs

Ready-to-teach curriculum lessons

Lessons and classroom resources are based on explicit instruction that allow every teacher to succeed.

Accessible professional development modules

Enhance your effective teaching and leadership repertoire with professional learning courses. Check out the wide range of modules for school leaders, teachers and teaching assistants.

Easy to use school improvement tools

These school improvement resources cover evidence-based practices for what works to improve. Schools are well supported along their improvement journey.

8 Cycles of School Improvement Web Application

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The 8 Cycles of School Improvement show teaching professionals how to develop and master effective teaching techniques to enhance their teaching. It features video, images, text and audio so professionals can see and hear how the techniques work.

Teach Oz-e-English Writing (Language) F–6 professional development module

Teach Oz-e-English Writing (Language) is a professional development module that teaches staff how to implement sustainable instruction when teaching English. It incorporates the students’ learning experiences with the teacher’s development to form well-rounded instruction.

Oz-e-science F-6

Oz-e-science F–6 is a science curriculum program. Lessons are written in an explicit instruction pedagogy and content covers Australian perspectives with full coverage of the science stream of the Australian Curriculum.

Snapshot of school success

School improvement implementations

We support school to deliver our tailored school implementation on their improvement journey.

Some schools implement GGSA programs on their own.
Other schools need more support, so we provide experienced leadership coaches who have successfully lead school improvement. Schools are provided with 1 to 3 years of support depending on their needs.
Our partner schools have achieved significant improvement using explicit instruction pedagogy and evidence-based programs tailored to their school and student cohort.
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Literacy in Remote Schools

Twenty-five schools participating in the Literacy in Remote Schools program experienced significant growth in all NAPLAN literacy areas (reading, writing, spelling, and grammar and punctuation) compared with all Australian and all very remote Indigenous schools.
Schools involved in the program from 2015 to 2017 averaged the following growth:
  • 124% in reading, compared to 19% Australian average growth and 34% growth for very remote Indigenous schools
  • 42% in writing, compared to 13% Australian average growth and 24% growth for very remote Indigenous schools
  • 67% in spelling, compared to 23% Australian average growth and 48% growth for very remote Indigenous schools
  • 180% in grammar and punctuation, compared to 15% Australian average growth and 28% growth for very remote Indigenous schools

School implementations

We partner with schools to deliver our tailored school implementation. Our expert support guides schools on their improvement journey. Here is a snapshot of the improvement our teachers have achieved using evidence-based programs and effective teaching tailored to the unique context of each school and student cohort.
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A 2016 independent survey by Impaxia of teachers and principals in schools using effective teaching programs found that they felt that students:
  • Were building better educational habits and routines
  • Showing improved English oral language skills
  • Were learning faster
  • Had become more confident learners
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