Nonetheless, there remains a dearth of research literature on the impact of homework on primary students’ learning and outcomes specifically in an Australian or New Zealand context. Since 2012, evidence reviews on homework in schools have been published in New South Wales and Victoria.
Does setting homework affect pupils' attainment? We look at a research summary from the EEF's toolkit on how effective homework is in primary and secondary schools. We also relay advice on what makes homework effective for all pupils, including those with SEN, and link to homework policies from schools.