Tag: Education Endowment Foundation

New Guidance On How To Develop Pupils’ Metacognitive Knowledge and Skills

27 April 2018

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published its latest guidance report, designed to support teachers in changing their classroom practice to improve their pupils’ metacognitive skills – in short, theirability to plan, monitor and evaluate their own academic progress so they become better at learning and studying. Evidence suggests the use of ‘metacognitive strategies’ –which […]

Posted on: 27 April 2018
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Research-leads – Part 2: The ‘Brokers’

16 October 2017

All things to all people: the life of a school Research-lead
Playing poker has never really been my thing, too much subliminal thinking and tactical strategy I think. The role of a Research-lead can sometimes feel like you are playing poker […]

Author: Stephen Foreman
Posted on: 16 October 2017
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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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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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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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An Interview with John Tomsett

6 November 2016

1. Why were you interested in your school applying to become a national EEF/IEE Research School? Well, over the past few years we have become increasingly engaged in developing evidence-informed teaching and learning. The Randomised Controlled Trial we had already undertaken with the EEF has been so beneficial to our school that becoming an EEF/IEE […]

Posted on: 6 November 2016
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