Category: News

First reports from the IEE Innovation Evaluation Grants published

11 September 2018

The first two reports from projects funded by the IEE Innovation Evaluation Grants have now been published. […]

Posted on: 11 September 2018
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Wyndham Primary Academy win the English Team of the Year at 2018 TES Schools Awards

30 June 2018

We’re really proud to announce that Wyndham Primary Academy has won the English teacher or team of the year award at the 2018 TES Schools Awards. Being a primary, the teaching of English is a team effort across the whole school and it shows the hard work everyone across the school puts in every day […]

Posted on: 30 June 2018
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EEF PUBLISHES TWO NEW EVALUATION REPORTS

14 June 2018

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published independent evaluations of two trials: a pilot of a programme to support schools to develop pupils’ spoken language skills; and an intervention designed to improve children’s coping skills. […]

Posted on: 14 June 2018
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‘EASYPEASY’ PARENTING APP TRIALLED IN NEWHAM HAS POSITIVE IMPACT ON CHILDREN’S DEVELOPMENT

19 May 2018

A digital programme that sends game ideas and tips on child development to parents has been found to improve important skills in the early years. According to a randomised controlled trial carried out by the University of Oxford’s Department of Education and published by the Sutton Trust on Wednesday, the programme had positive effects on […]

Posted on: 19 May 2018
Posted in: Evidence, News

EEF Project Recruiting: Abracadabra

13 April 2018

There is a great opportunity to be involved in a new trial of the Abracadabra Reading Programme targeting year 1 reading strategies. After promising results of an efficacy study into the programme, it is now being scaled up to 200 schools. […]

Posted on: 13 April 2018
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CALCULATORS CAN IMPROVE PUPILS’ MATHS, BUT THEY NEED TO BE USED IN A THOUGHTFUL AND CONSIDERED WAY

23 March 2018

EEF PUBLISHES REVIEW OF EVIDENCE ON MATHS TEACHING […]

Posted on: 23 March 2018
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Closing the Attainment Gap

24 February 2018

The EEF has published a report – The Attainment Gap – which assesses the attainment gap between all groups of children, including our disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged pupils. The report looks through the lens, first, of children and young people; and secondly, of schools, as well as early years and post-16 settings. It highlights what they believe to be the key issues, and how their analysis of them informs our practical work with teachers and senior leaders. […]

Posted on: 24 February 2018
Posted in: Blog, Evidence, News

Twenty-third Research School appointed

19 January 2018

Highfield Nursery School – in collaboration with Kesgrave and Farlingaye Teaching School Alliance and Springfield Teaching School Alliance – will become the Research School and focal point of evidence-based practice to support the Ipswich Opportunity Area. […]

Posted on: 19 January 2018
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IEE funds seven new innovation evaluations aimed at improving pupil achievement

16 January 2018

A further seven projects have been awarded Research Schools Network Innovation Evaluation Grants, bringing the total number of innovation evaluation projects currently funded to 16. […]

Posted on: 16 January 2018
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Free Staff CPD for Schools

15 January 2018

We are excited to offer schools the chance of booking a 1 hour free CPD session for staff introducing them to the work of the EEF and the EEF’s Teaching and Learning Toolkit. […]

Posted on: 15 January 2018
Posted in: News, Training/CPD