Category: Evidence

EEF Attainment Gap Report – Published Today

24 January 2018

The EEF’s Attainment Gap Report has been published today. The report provides an analysis of the state of the attainment gap, including new data projects of how the gap is likely to change over the next five years. […]

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

Guest Blog: Learning by ‘doing’: Can CPD be balanced with day to day working?

23 January 2018

Explore the power of coaching and its impact in school support work with our guest blog from Jo Flanagan from Clarity Tech. […]

Posted on: 23 January 2018
Posted in: Blog, Evidence

Dylan Wiliam on Growth Mindset, Cognitive Load and the Role of Research in your Classroom

12 November 2017

“I have often said, what is interesting is not what works in education, but under what circumstances does it work,” says Dylan Wiliam, emeritus professor of educational assessment at UCL Institute of Education. […]

Posted on: 12 November 2017
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New guidance to improve maths teaching for 7–14 year olds

3 November 2017

A new guidance report, published by the Education Endowment Foundation offers eight practical and evidence-based recommendations on maths teaching that schools can use to make a significant difference to pupils’ learning. […]

Posted on: 3 November 2017
Posted in: Evidence

What is ‘evidence-informed education’ and why are we loving it so much?

26 September 2017

One of the best things about the Research Schools Network is the chance to hear from other schools and be inspired. Sandringham Research School, based at Sandringham School in St Albans, Hertfordshire, has recently started their journey as a part of the Research Schools Network. Their thoughts and feelings at this moment of change across the […]

Posted on: 26 September 2017
Posted in: Evidence

Evidence-based guidance for improving literacy

22 September 2017

One of the challenges when trying to use research evidence to improve teaching practice in schools can be the amount of evidence to wade through, and its inaccessibility. With this in mind, guidance reports from the EEF do some of this heavy lifting for you. And a key part of the role of the Research Schools Network is to turn these guidance reports into training programmes that help schools use them in practice. […]

Author: Jonathan Haslam
Posted on: 22 September 2017
Posted in: Blog, Evidence

Aiming high for quality CPD

22 September 2017

The Research Schools Network aims to put the use of research evidence into the hands of schools and practitioners. One of the three main strands of its work is training, offering CPD that uses the best research evidence to challenged existing practice. […]

Author: Jonathan Haslam
Posted on: 22 September 2017
Posted in: Blog, Evidence