Our Projects

Cognition Education has worked with a number of schools, education organisations, governments and government agencies to support education professionals and improve learning outcomes for students. Read about some of our latest projects that have transformed lives.

Professional Learning for Learning Specialists

Professional Learning for Learning Specialists

Professional learning for Learning Specialists in 1,553 Government schools in the State of Victoria Learning Specialists lead teaching and learning in their schools. They are expected to model excellence in teaching and learning through demonstration lessons, mentor...

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Solomon Islands Curriculum Development Partners (2021-23)

Solomon Islands Curriculum Development Partners (2021-23)

Cognition Education and Wavelength Learning are supporting MEHRD, as its curriculum development partners, in the ongoing creation of curriculum resources for Solomon Islands’ teachers and learners. Key outcomes of this initiative include: development and publishing of...

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Solomon Islands Professional Development Partner (2021-2023)

Solomon Islands Professional Development Partner (2021-2023)

Cognition Education is supporting the Solomon Islands Ministry of Education and Human Development (MEHRD) to design and implement a nation-wide program of professional development (PD) which will: provide culturally and contextually relevant whole-school professional...

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Enabling and empowering maths students through ALiM and MST

Enabling and empowering maths students through ALiM and MST

What is ALiM and MST? Since 2012, Cognition Education has been supporting teachers to accelerate learning in mathematics. Our Mathematics facilitators focus Professional Learning and Development on enabling and empowering students. There are two intervention models...

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Improving education in the Northern Territory

Improving education in the Northern Territory

Cognition has provided professional learning opportunities to more than 2500 leaders and teaching staff in 153 schools in the Northern Territory   Using NAPLAN Data, a 2011 review of Northern Territory student performance, found learning gaps between Northern...

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Retrain and Retain

Retrain and Retain

An ETF programme to boost national capacity of high-quality maths and English teaching in the post-16 sector – specifically targeting teachers at risk of redundancy. In two years, Cognition recruited 189 participants, and 60 FE Colleges and Independent Training...

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Nauru School Support Project

Nauru School Support Project

We partnered with DFAT (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade) and the Nauru Department of Education to develop a secondary social sciences curriculum, conduct needs analysis of initial and in-service teacher education and provide support for both junior...

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Solomon Islands Cultural Impact Evaluation

Solomon Islands Cultural Impact Evaluation

MEHRD (Solomon Islands Ministry of Education and Human Resources) asked us to provide an organisational cultural assessment to inform the revision of its Teaching Services Handbook. This includes regulations and expectations for teachers and school leaders in the...

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A quick history of Relationships First  

A quick history of Relationships First  

About the Programme: Developed in collaboration with Emeritus Professor Russell Bishop, Relationships First is an evidence informed wrap-around framework that works to increase equity through transforming classroom, leadership, and system practices, creating a...

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Solomon Islands Curriculum Implementation Project

Solomon Islands Curriculum Implementation Project

Cognition Education is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of the Curriculum Development Project in the Solomon Islands, which involved the review and development of a range of curriculum support materials for teachers in Years 1-9. Cognition was awarded the...

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Technical Level (T Level) Professional Development

Technical Level (T Level) Professional Development

In anticipation of the Government’s flagship T Level qualifications, the EFT and DfE jointly commissioned Cognition Education UK to develop and deliver a 20-hour modular programme to groups of between 10 and 20 teachers to prepare and upskill them for this...

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Solomon Islands Education Design

Solomon Islands Education Design

Working with MFAT (New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade), DFAT (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade) and MEHRD (Solomon Islands Ministry of Education and Human Resources), we developed a design for basic education in the Solomon Islands...

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Talent to Teach FE (T2TFE)

Talent to Teach FE (T2TFE)

Since 2018, we have engaged 1,100 graduates new to Further Education (FE) teaching and supported 174 and counting… through customised placements – raising the sector’s profile and building a potential pipeline of recruits. Initially delivered as a pilot, the project...

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Making learning visible in Brisbane

Making learning visible in Brisbane

In 2012 Cognition Education and Professor John Hattie developed Visible Learning Plus, a professional learning programme for educators. Based on the research of Melbourne University’s Professor John Hattie, the programme is the world’s largest evidence-based school...

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