Jack Leggett

Jack Leggett

Member of the Science of Learning Research Centre (SLRC) Partner Schools Program

Dr Jack Leggett graduated with a PhD in cognitive psychology from The University of Queensland in 2019. His research concerned the cognitive mechanisms and educational value of retrieval practice and corrective feedback. Jack is an integral member of the SLRC Partner School’s Program, working with Dr Stephanie MacMahon to support schools to engage in systematic processes of inquiry on school-identified phenomena. He leads the Partner Schools Program’s work on professional learning in research methodology.

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Improving students’ writing through feedback
Improving students’ writing through feedback

‘Feedback is identified as one of the most powerful strategies to progress student learning.’ Today’s article explores the nature and impact of high quality feedback, and shares how one school’s focus on teacher feedback on students’ writing is driving real change and improving outcomes.