The Engagement for Learning Framework offers educators the resources to construct personalised learning pathways, the flexibility to adjust and optimise them, and an effective means to evidence children’s progress. They have provided many educators, children and their families, both in mainstream and special education, with a way forward into learning. As one CLDD Project mainstream teacher stated: ‘Instead of failing all the time, [these children] can succeed.
Seven engagement indicators
Engagement can be understood as an ‘umbrella’ which can be broken down into manageable components that allow educators to focus on, engineer and develop different aspects of learning. The Engagement for Learning Framework uses seven ‘indicators’ of engagement for learning illustrated below:
The Engagement for Learning resources
The Engagement for Learning resources available for download from this page include the Engagement Profile and Scale and the Engagement Ladder, as well as the Engagement for Learning Framework Guide and published articles which describe their use.
We advise you to:
- Start by reading one or more of the articles available for download from this page. This will give you an overall view of the possible impact of working with the Engagement for Learning Framework.
- For in-depth instructions on how to use the resources, read the Engagement for Learning Framework guide, which includes the resource templates and worked examples from mainstream and special education.
- Download multiple copies of the individual resources as required.
- If you need more information or clarification about using the Engagement for Learning Framework, move to the ‘Professional development’ tab, where there is a range of CPD options, or email the E4L team using the ‘Contact’ page.