Cooks Hill Campus - Implementation of Big Picture Design and Philosophy

In 2015 the NSW Department of Education initiated an evaluation of the implementation of Big Picture Education Australia (BPEA) philosophy and design at Cooks Hill Campus of Newcastle High School.

The research was undertaken by School Policy and Information Management Unit, Learning & Business Systems Directorate, NSW Department of Education.

Key findings were that students, parents and teachers were very supportive of the education provided at Cooks Hill Campus.

The combination of Big Picture features is reported to have made substantial changes to the experiences of many students and their resulting attitudes and performance. 

Read the full report below.