Is context king in school improvement?

The EEF’s Families of Schools database provides a wealth of information to help schools learn from each other. In this blog post, James Richardson discusses how it can help schools understand and overcome their common challenges. […]

Posted on 24 April 2018
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EEF Project Recruiting: Abracadabra

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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Evidence: The Big Picture ‘SEND’

The EEF has published their latest 'Big Picture' theme, focusing on SEND - supporting pupils with a learning difficulty or disability which requires special educational provision. […]

Posted on 16 March 2018
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Closing the Vocabulary Gap

We were really lucky to welcome Alex Quigley to Derby this week to talk to the primary Heads' Strategic Leadership Meeting about 'Closing the Vocabulary Gap'. […]

Posted on 16 March 2018
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Guest Blog: Peer Education to Promote Acceptance of Difference, Empathy and Inclusion

We are really pleased so share this guest blog from Debra Costley at the University of Nottingham - read below about an interesting project around peer education promote acceptance of difference, empathy and inclusion. There is an opportunity for secondary schools to get involved in the UK trial. Read on to find out more. […]

Posted on 16 March 2018
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