Category: Evidence

Schools and Research Trials

18 July 2018

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

Posted on: 18 July 2018
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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
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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
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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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Teaching through and teaching for dialogue

21 March 2018

Teaching through and teaching for dialogue – Reflections – Dr Neil Phillipson. […]

Posted on: 21 March 2018
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‘LIGHT-TOUCH’ APPROACHES TO RESEARCH ENGAGEMENT UNLIKELY TO HAVE IMPACT ON PUPIL OUTCOMES, SHOW NEW EEF EVALUATIONS

1 December 2017

Three independent evaluations of randomised controlled trials published today by
the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) suggest that providing light-touch
support for teachers to engage with research is not an effective way to improve pupil
outcomes. […]

Posted on: 1 December 2017
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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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Wellbeing enhanced more by places than objects, study finds

13 October 2017

Research using brain scans finds people experience feelings of contentment from places more than from objects such as photographs or wedding rings. This finding might well have important implications for school, classroom and other learning-space design.

The article, written by The Guardian’s Caroline Davies, can be found here. […]

Posted on: 13 October 2017
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Dialogic Teaching: It’s all in the talk!

5 October 2017

Many teachers are exploring the benefits of employing a dialogic approach in their classrooms and the practice is becoming widespread and embedded in daily routines. This short blog explores some of the background research. […]

Posted on: 5 October 2017
Posted in: Blog, Evidence