James Turner, the EEF's deputy chief executive, takes a look at parental engagement. […]

Posted on 15 June 2018
Posted in: Blog, Evidence

Improving communication, language and literacy in the early years

Eileen Allpress, Director of Ipswich Research School, introduces the EEF's Preparing for Literacy guidance report and explains how this evidence is brought to life at Highfield Nursery School and Children’s Centre. […]

Posted on 15 June 2018
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New guidance on preparing for literacy

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

Has a solution to retention been found?

Nikki Jones, Director of Shireland Research School, discusses the problem of retaining early career teachers in light of the EEF evaluation of RETAIN: a one-year professional development programme for early career teachers teaching in Key Stage 1. […]

Posted on 8 June 2018
Posted in: Blog

EEF Effectiveness Trial (ABRA)

Schools might be interested in being part of a second (effectiveness) trial of Abracadabra. Abracadabra (ABRA) […]

Posted on 6 June 2018
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EEF DIY Evaluation Guide

The DIY Evaluation Guide is an accessible resource for teachers which introduces the key principles of educational evaluation. […]

Posted on 25 May 2018
Posted in: Blog