Category: Evidence

NEW GUIDANCE ON IMPROVING SECONDARY SCIENCE

21 September 2018

Today the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published its latest guidance report, designed to support secondary science teaching. Improving Secondary Science reviews the best available research to offer schools and teachers seven clear and actionable recommendations on how to boost their pupils’ attainment in science. Previous research by the EEF found that there is a […]

Posted on: 21 September 2018
Posted in: Blog, Evidence

New guidance on improving secondary science

21 September 2018

The EEF has published its latest guidance report, designed to support secondary science teaching […]

Posted on: 21 September 2018
Posted in: Evidence

New guidance on preparing for literacy

15 June 2018

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published its latest guidance report, Preparing for Literacy, which reviews the best available research to offer early years professionals practical “do’s and don’ts” to make sure all children start school with the foundations they need to read and write well. […]

Posted on: 15 June 2018
Posted in: Evidence

Now Recruiting: Realistic Maths Education (RME) Key Stage 3 trial

19 May 2018

Calling all secondary comprehensive schools! Make a real difference to maths education by participating in the Education Endowment Foundation funded KS3 trial of Realistic Mathematics Education (RME), an approach where familiar contexts help underpin abstract models, problem solving, and foster students as mathematicians. […]

Posted on: 19 May 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

Now Recruiting: Maths Anxiety Research Project

4 May 2018

An opportunity has arisen to work with Dr Dominic Petronzi the University of Derby to be part of a new research project into Maths Anxiety. To learn a bit more about the topic and his reasons for undertaking the research, take a look at his blog here. Research Invitation: Thank you for taking the time […]

Posted on: 4 May 2018
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Evidence: The Big Picture ‘SEND’

16 March 2018

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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Workload – being brave and finding a balance

24 February 2018

The concerns about teacher workload and its implication for staff recruitment and retention have been the focus of a number of news stories recently. Here is one school’s journey with exploring the workload balance agenda and how they delved into the evidence and refined their own practices and approaches. […]

Author: Alison Richardson and Jacqui Trowsdale, Allenton Primary School
Posted on: 24 February 2018
Posted in: Blog, Evidence

Tackling Tables with Tackling Tables

24 February 2018

In this blog, Martin Stephens shares with us his journey in exploring a new approach to teaching times tables, taking us through his own journey of implementing the evidence in his own school and how it’s moved his practice forward. […]

Author: Martin Stephens, Fairfield Primary Academy
Posted on: 24 February 2018
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Guest Blog: Teaching – a Mary Celeste profession?

24 February 2018

In this guest blog, Sarah Charles, and Alison Hardman explore the demands teaching staff face and the reasons why the profession is failing to recruit. […]

Author: Sarah Charles and Alison Hardman
Posted on: 24 February 2018
Posted in: Blog, Evidence