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As a result of attending this one-day seminar, participants will idenitfy and discuss the most important messages from the Visible Learning research, learn about the five strands of Visible Learning, and know the difference between the influences that 'do' and 'do not' make a significant difference to student achievement. The seminar provides practical activities and take-away tools.

Corwin Visible Learning Foundation Day

Foundation Day Seminar Learning Outcomes

  • The key philosophy of Visible Learning and the major factors that influence student learning and achievement
  • The importance of effect sizes as a useful way to measure progress
  • The key characteristics of assessment-capable learners
  • The mindframes leaders should have in order to impact student achievement and instruction
  • The importance of learning intentions and success criteria
  • The role of feedback


Session 1: Visible Learning Research: Participants will review a summary of the Visible Learning research and will know which things do and do not make a significant difference on student achievement.

Session 2: Visible Learners: Participants will understand the characteristics of an assessment-capable learner and how to develop learners with these characteristics in schools. 

Session 3: Know Thy Impact: Participants will learn how to calculate an effect size and consider what data in the school is available to calculate effect sizes. 

Session 4: Feedback: Participants will review the role of feedback and its potential on student learning and achievement. 

Session 5: Mindframes: Participants will understand the mindframes required to have Visible Learningplus truly working within their system. 

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