Tanya Vaughan

Tanya Vaughan

Associate Director at Evidence for Learning

Dr Tanya Vaughan is an Associate Director at Evidence for Learning and is responsible for the product development, community leadership and strategy of the Teaching & Learning Toolkit. Tanya has worked in education as a teacher, in policy design, implementation and evaluation in key Australian organisations including AITSL, ACARA and PAI. Tanya has co-authored one international book, three chapters, 29 articles and facilitated over 170 presentations/workshops.

8 total results
Evidence-informed parental engagement
Evidence-informed parental engagement

How can schools best work with parents to support students and improve their learning? Dr Tanya Vaughan and Susannah Schoeffel explore two evidence-based recommendations from a new guidance report for Australian practitioners, and share practical examples of action.

Teaching assistants in Australia
Teaching assistants in Australia

Dr Tanya Vaughan and Susannah Schoeffel from Evidence for Learning draw on the latest Guidance Report, Making best use of Teaching Assistants, to outline some practical suggestions to help teachers and school leaders apply evidence-based practices to their schools and classrooms.

School improvement: Sowing the seeds of success
School improvement: Sowing the seeds of success

Work in schools long enough and we all get to know the bitter experience of a good idea poorly executed. So, what makes the difference between good implementation and another missed opportunity?

The effective use of teaching assistants
The effective use of teaching assistants

What are the most effective ways to improve student learning with a teaching assistant? In today’s article, Associate Director at Evidence for Learning Dr Tanya Vaughan explores this question.

Growth in the evidence ecosystem
Growth in the evidence ecosystem

In our latest reader submission, Dr Tanya Vaughan discusses the growth and advancement of evidence in education, and the parallels with scientific progress.

Change leading to improvement
Change leading to improvement

Educators across Australia are always trying new ways to improve outcomes for their students. Not all changes result in improvements. Is there a way that we increase the likelihood of a change leading to improvement?

Research to practice – implementation in education
Research to practice – implementation in education

Quality implementation of educational approaches can have a significant impact on student outcomes. That’s why the quality of the implementation is as important as the program itself.

Tackling the ‘learning styles’ myth
Tackling the ‘learning styles’ myth

You’ve probably heard the claim that you learn better when information is presented in your preferred ‘learning style’. Where did this neuromyth come from? Dr Tanya Vaughan explains.