Research projects

Between 2013 and 2016 BPEA has been involved in a project with Murdoch University. The BPA Project involved five schools in a southern corridor region of Perth.
The findings of a three-year evaluation of Big Picture schools and programs across Australia.
In June 2016 Big Picture Education Australia (BPEA) completed a survey of Big Picture schools, in part drawing on questions we have asked in past years, especially during the 2011-14 evaluation. Nine schools completed the survey.
Professor Barry Down presented at the 2016 Big Picture National Conference in Fremantle. The presentation addresses four key questions: • Why are students disengaging from mainstream schooling? • What are students learning in Big Picture Advisory?