Category: 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
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ABRA- Guest blog by Janet Vousden, Coventry University

12 March 2018

Decades of literacy research have shown us the core skills required to become a good reader: children need firstly to be able to decode the print on the page, but then also move on to a more fluent stage including reading with proper expression, and of course they need to understand the meaning of what […]

Posted on: 12 March 2018
Posted in: Blog, Evidence

From the shallows, depth

12 March 2018

In this blog post. Jude Hunton, Deputy Head at Ashlawn School in Rugby, describes the basis of his Vocabulary Intervention which he aims to further explore the impact of through disciplined inquiry. […]

Author: Jude Hunton
Posted on: 12 March 2018
Posted in: Blog, Evidence

Later start to the school day?

2 March 2018

Given that March is national bed month we thought we look at the issue of sleep! We often hear that teenagers need more sleep (usually directly from the teenagers themselves!) but what does the research say?   In adolescence, biological rhythms change in such a way that makes it difficult for teenagers to go to […]

Posted on: 2 March 2018
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NEW GUIDANCE TO SUPPORT SCHOOLS TO PUT EVIDENCE TO WORK IN THEIR CLASSROOMS

9 February 2018

A new guidance report from the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) aims to give schools the support they need to put evidence to work in their classrooms and implement new programmes and approaches effectively. […]

Posted on: 9 February 2018
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EEF Blog: Mastery and maths – how the guidance can help

15 January 2018

On Wednesday 10th January approximately 70 teachers and Headteachers attended a briefing at Shireland Collegiate Academy, where Nikki Jones (Shireland Research School Director) and Pete Henderson (EEF Programme Manger) shared the recent EEF guidance report, ‘Improving Mathematics at Key Stages 2 and 3’. […]

Posted on: 15 January 2018
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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
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Successful evaluation of E4F

31 March 2017

The NFER conducted an evaluation of Evidence for the Frontline (E4F), an online platform designed to help bridge the divide between education research and classroom practice. […]

Posted on: 31 March 2017
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Video observation and coaching to support teachers’ professional development

31 March 2017

Researchers at Birmingham University conducted an evaluation of a pilot for IRIS Connect, a programme to support teachers’ professional development by filming and reviewing their lessons. […]

Posted on: 31 March 2017
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Promising results for spaced learning

31 March 2017

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published an evaluation of SMART Spaces, a programme which aims to boost GCSE science outcomes by breaking up intensive revision lessons. […]

Posted on: 31 March 2017
Posted in: Evidence