Frequently Asked Questions - Projects
1. Is my school eligible to enrol in IMPACT Projects?
The IMPACT Centre's projects are currently available to all state primary and high schools throughout Queensland, Australia
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2. What is the cost IMPACT Projects?
3. What are the IMPACT Project Series?
We offer two main series:
- Booster Series – boosting student confidence and levels of achievement towards the Upper 2 Bands in reading, writing or numeracy.
- UNIFY Series – for mid-to-high achieving students who would benefit from extension/enrichment in critical thinking, creative writing and STEM.
- READiscover – a reading project for secondary students 2-3 years behind in reading age.
4. How many students can I enrol in IMPACT Projects?
IMPACT Projects caters for small to large group sizes. There are a maximum of 14 students per group. We cater for both small and large schools, with larger schools often registering many groups with us.
It is possible to nominate half a group being 7 students, or if you would like less please add details in the comment box provided on the registration form.
You can read more details about by scrolling down on the Projects Page, to the section titled ‘How it Works.’
5. How do I select my students for IMPACT Projects?
6. How many IMPACT Projects can I join?
There is no limit to the number of IMPACT Projects you can join. We welcome you to one and all of our projects!
7. When do IMPACT Projects start and finish?
IMPACT Projects run over Three Rounds each year.
- Round One is February to May
- Round Two is May to August
- Round Three is August to November
Most IMPACT Projects run for 12 weeks.
8. Are all IMPACT Projects available all year?
No, IMPACT Projects are run over three rounds (see previous question).
9. Are IMPACT Projects aligned to the Australian National Curriculum?
Yes, alignment to the Australian National Curriculum can be found on the seconda page of each project PDF.
10. Where can I find out more details about setting up for IMPACT Projects?
For additional organisational documents to help you set up for IMPACT Projects, including; information on setting up, technology, headsets, supervisors role, lesson one instructions and more, click here.
Frequently Asked Questions - Professional Learning
1. Is my school eligible to enrol in IMPACT Professional Learning?
IMPACT Professional Learning is available for delivery in all schools. We currently have delivered IMPACT Pedagogy in Qld, NSW and the NT and have global interest in delivery of this program.
2. Will IMPACT Professional Learning conflict with our current school pedagogy?
IMPACT Professional Learning provides the latest in neuroscience and is supported by a synthesis of research that informs practices that result in improved student learning. It is designed to complement you current school pedagogy and support you with Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century. Read more. . .
3. What research is used in IMPACT Professional Learning?
IMPACT is supported by a synthesis of research that informs practices that result in improved student learning: ‘Taxonomy of Thinking’ Bloom 1956, ‘Scaffolded Instruction’ Bruner 1976, ‘Zone of Proximal Development’ Vygotsky 1978, ‘Nine Events of Instruction’ Gagne 1985, ‘Art and Science of Teaching’ Marzano 2007, Fischer and Frey’s ‘Gradual Release of Responsibility’ 2007, Fleming’s Explicit Instruction and ‘Visible Learning’ Hattie 2008. View flyer. . .
4. What is the feedback from the IMPACT Professional Learning?
View testimonials, feedback, comments and real life stories of IMPACT Professional Learning making a difference in schools. Click here . . .
5. How can I access IMPACT Professional Learning?
IMPACT Professional Learning can be accessed by registering your interest on our website. You can enrol your school or request to attend IMPACT events occurring regularly around Australia.
Frequently Asked Questions - The IMPACT Centre
1. What is the IMPACT Centre?
The IMPACT Centre is a not-for-profit education entity based in Brisbane, Australia.
We are part of the newly-formed Brisbane Education Innovation Precinct.