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Researched York 2017 – Introducing…

30 June 2017

Researched York 2017 is nearly here. Next Saturday – on the 8th of July – we are hosting an array of great speakers at Huntington School, in York, with well over 250 teachers and school leaders attending (a few tickets are still available!). We are delighted to share the exciting timetable for researchED York 2017! […]

Posted on: 30 June 2017
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Developing ‘Disciplined Inquiry’

30 June 2017

Back in 2014, at the national resesearchEd conference, in London, Dylan Wiliam talked about ‘Why teaching will never be a research-based profession (and why that’s a Good Thing)‘. Now, at a packed conference including many people looking to develop evidence-based practice and engage with research, that was a rather provocative message! But, as ever, he […]

Posted on: 30 June 2017
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Telling Stories and Teaching History

5 June 2017

As history teachers, we love telling stories. It is integral to how we communicate about and conceptualise the past; however, we hate it when students tell us those same stories. […]

Author: Hugh Richards
Posted on: 5 June 2017
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Focused School Improvement

4 June 2017

Saying schools are complex places is a near-comic understatement. Aiming to improve schools is tantamount to Shulman’s emergency-room analogy. […]

Author: Alex Quigley
Posted on: 4 June 2017
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Read all about it!

4 June 2017

A common question we receive as a Research School is ‘where could we start as a school to engage with research evidence?’ It is a tricky question; of course, the answer is ‘it depends on what questions you are looking to answer’, but that doesn’t make for a satisfactory response! […]

Author: Alex Quigley, Director of Huntington Research School
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Becoming a (Metacognitive) Teacher – Part 2

26 May 2017

In a recent EEF focus group held in school we spent some time trying to define metacognition and what it looks like in practice. […]

Author: Dr Susan Smith
Posted on: 26 May 2017
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Becoming a (Metacognitive) Teacher – Part 1

26 May 2017

In a recent EEF focus group held in school we spent some time trying to define metacognition and what it looks like in practice. […]

Author: Dr Susan Smith
Posted on: 26 May 2017
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A Little Last Minute, But…

9 May 2017

It is the final days of the long and winding exam run in for year 11 and for A level students. SATs are now mid-stream. You may ask: how did that happen? There never seems enough time, as we hurtle toward the end of the year in the hope that our students do themselves justice. […]

Posted on: 9 May 2017
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Unveiling the Mystery of Metacognition

2 May 2017

Metacognition is the buzzword in education currently, yet how this actually applies to our classroom practice and how it can be used to improve progress is unclear. […]

Author: Julie Watson
Posted on: 2 May 2017
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NEETs and “Inbetweeners”: A Bright New Dawn?

28 April 2017

As all political parties enter the final push for the 2017 General Election, the promises of a bright future will abound. More jobs, more houses, more bright opportunities for everyone, including our next generation of children. […]

Author: Alex Quigley
Posted on: 28 April 2017
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