Tag: evidence

If you are not using evidence, what are you using?

2 October 2018

The most important resource in a school is the teaching staff. It is obvious that, as teachers, we have the potential to add enormous value to the students in our care. We are very good at adopting “good practice”, but sometimes ‘we need to stop doing so many good things’ that add to our workload […]

Posted on: 2 October 2018
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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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Let’s stop relying on hunches – it’s time to use evidence in schools

7 November 2017

Last week Tom Bennett wrote an article for the Guardian about using evidence to fix behaviour in schools. Whilst I’m not certain whether or not we do indeed have ‘a national behaviour problem’ as Tom claims, the article raises some really pertinent points in relation to the need for schools to use a collective evidence base. […]

Author: Jen Devaney
Posted on: 7 November 2017
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