In addition to the research below, the index on the right are selected research pieces that Dr Neil Hawkes has engaged or participated in, or which are relevant to his work.

VbE is based on research by Dr Neil Hawkes between 1995 and 2005 that was published in 2006. For details of his thesis or to download the full thesis, click here.

Formal, independent research was carried out into the impact of VbE in 2009. It followed the Australian government’s introduction of VbE to all schools in the country. The research findings are summarised in the website.