Category: Blog

‘Creating our Future’

19 December 2018

It was a great pleasure to welcome colleagues to the recent ‘Creating our Future’ event which was facilitated by Sir Roger Pope and Diane Heritage. […]

Posted on: 19 December 2018
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Parental Engagement – New Guidance Report

28 November 2018

Thinking about your school’s approach to engaging parents? The next Education Endowment Foundation guidance report – Working with Parents to Support Children’s Learning – will be available to download from 7 December. […]

Posted on: 28 November 2018
Posted in: Blog


09:00 on 12 February 2019–16:00 on 27 June 2019

This three-day course focuses on the Education Endowment Foundation’s ‘Metacognition and Self-Regulated Learning ‘Guidance Report and associated educational research. The course, which will be facilitated by Alex Quigley [Senior Associate at the EEF, educational consultant and author of ‘Closing the Vocabulary Gap’] explores how pupils best monitor, direct, and review their learning. […]

Posted on: 26 November 2018
Posted in: Blog, Events

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


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