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Teaching and learning

Ashmore Teaching & Learning Framework

The framework is based on world evidence based research underpinned by the work of Dr Robert Marzano & Professor John Hattie, Professor Michael Follen and Professor Richard Elmore. It was collaboratively designed by staff, administration, representatives of the community and students. The four pillars that inform the Teaching and Learning Framework are Aspirational Learning, Personalise Learning, Connective Learning and Precision Teaching.

Teaching & Learning Framework (PDF,1.3MB)


Strategic Plan 2017 - 2020

The School Strategic Plan 2017 -2020 outlines the direction our school will take to implement State and National reforms and to drive improved learning outcomes for all students. In developing our Strategic Plan we have engaged the school community including staff, students and parents in a rigorous consultative process throughout 2016. We take great pride in presenting to you the Ashmore State School Strategic Plan 2017 – 2020 (PDF, 1.3MB).


Personal Improvement Plan (PIP) 


At Ashmore State School a ‘Personal Improvement Plan’ (PIP) for every student is encouraged.  The focus areas are: Reading. Writing, Oral language, Numeracy and Social / Personal.  The PIP is developed by the student in collaboration with the class teacher and other key personnel at the beginning of each term. The PIP outlines the student’s:
• Starting point / data
• Goals to
• Strategies to improve
• End of Term data

The PIP is the shared with caregivers and is reviewed at Student, Parent and Teacher Interviews.  This document is then kept in the student’s Communication Book as well as an electronic version.  This electronic version may be attached to the student’s Digital Portfolio.

Digital Technology 

In 2017, students from Prep to Yr 6 commenced the study of Digital Technologies including coding and robotics. The Digital Technologies is taught by specialist teachers who also provide professional development to staff at Ashmore State School to insure the subject is intergrated.