Implementation in schools

The GRIN Intervention Program aims to address the difficulty that students experience when learning mathematics. The program targets students in primary and secondary schools. GRIN is implemented to schools in the following stages.


  • A school selects up to 4 staff members to commence GRIN - they will be teachers of mathematics, and staff who can take on the role of the GRIN tutor (see suggested selection criteria for tutors). Professional learning for staff will be delivered over 4 terms.

Professional learning commences

  • All GRIN teachers and tutors attend one day of professional learning.
  • GRIN manuals and templates provided to assist with delivery and data analysis.

Implementation of GRIN

  • Students are selected for participation in GRIN.
  • GRIN tutor sessions are timetabled.
  • GRIN tutor sessions begin.

Professional learning continues

  • GRIN teachers and tutors will attend three (two and a half hour) professional learning support sessions (one per term over three terms).

GRIN licensed school

  • School becomes a Licensed GRIN School, once professional learning is completed.
  • Certificates issued to Accredited GRIN staff.

The GRIN program includes

  • Professional learning and support for the teachers and tutors together.
  • A manual that outlines the principles of the program.
  • Certificates for GRIN students exiting the program.