Research: New information is learned much faster when it can be associated with existing information (knowledge)…

The term “Framework of Reference” refers to existing knowledge pertaining to concepts like numeracy, literacy, own and other cultures, life experiences, belief systems, factual information, shapes, sounds, other sensory information etc. – that might be available to a specific individual at any given time.

This fact underpins the importance of continuesly and actively developing a learner’s “Framework of Reference” as an integral part of developing the skills that will ensure better academic results.