Tag: Behavioural Insights Team

What Can Schools Learn from the ‘Boot Room’?

19 March 2018

Between 1959 and 1998 these six men were the successive and successful managers of Liverpool Football Club. 13 league titles, 4 European Cups and 9 domestic cups were won during this time. […]

Author: Marcus Jones, Research-lead: Literacy
Posted on: 19 March 2018
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Nudge: Lessons from Around the World

4 March 2017

On Wednesday, the OECD released an interesting new global report on ‘behavioural insights‘ or ‘nudges‘. As Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein, who defined the concept, describe it: “A nudge, as we will use the term, is any aspect of the choice architecture that alters people’s behavior in a predictable way without forbidding any options or significantly […]

Posted on: 4 March 2017
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The DfE Go Chomping at the BIT

7 January 2017

In Schools Week today, there is an interesting article that revealed how the Department for Education are recruiting a team of “behavioural insights” experts. So why are they chomping at the BIT (in this case, the Behavioural Insights Team) and why is this useful knowledge for schools? In the Schools Week article, journalist Billy Camden […]

Posted on: 7 January 2017
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