Category: Blog

EEF Blog: Grouping pupils by attainment – what does the evidence say?

7 September 2018

Danielle Mason, Head of Research at the Education Endowment Foundation, unpacks the evidence on grouping pupils by attainment. […]

Author: Danielle Mason, Head of Research, EEF
Posted on: 7 September 2018
Posted in: Blog

Schools and Research Trials

18 July 2018

In our region, many schools have already participated in research trials. […]

Posted on: 18 July 2018
Posted in: Blog, Evidence

Parental Engagement

11 July 2018

Parents play a crucial role in supporting their children’s learning, and levels of parental engagement are consistently associated with children’s academic outcomes. […]

Posted on: 11 July 2018
Posted in: Blog, Evidence

EEF BLOG: THE HARD LESSONS OF PARENTAL ENGAGEMENT

15 June 2018

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

15 June 2018

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. […]

Author: Eileen Allpress, Director of Ipswich Research School
Posted on: 15 June 2018
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Has a solution to retention been found?

8 June 2018

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. […]

Author: Nikki Jones, Director of Shireland Research School
Posted on: 8 June 2018
Posted in: Blog

EEF Effectiveness Trial (ABRA)

6 June 2018

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

Posted on: 6 June 2018
Posted in: Blog

EEF DIY Evaluation Guide

25 May 2018

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

Making sense of metacognition

27 April 2018

Alex Quigley, Director of Huntington Research School, explores how schools can use the latest guidance report from the EEF to understand not just metacognition and self-regulation, but how pupils best learn. […]

Author: Alex Quigley, Director of Huntington Research School
Posted on: 27 April 2018
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Is context king in school improvement?

24 April 2018

The EEF’s Families of Schools database provides a wealth of information to help schools learn from each other. In this blog post, James Richardson discusses how it can help schools understand and overcome their common challenges. […]

Author: James Richardson
Posted on: 24 April 2018
Posted in: Blog