Six more Research Schools appointed

The IEE and EEF have today announced six new Research Schools. The Schools in Southport, Suffolk, London, County Durham, Hertfordshire and West Sussex join a growing network of Research Schools across the country […]

Posted on 7 April 2017
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The New GCSEs: Bigger and Harder

When we reach the end of this academic year I will have been a teacher of Geography for twenty years and a Subject Leader for 14 years. […]

Posted on 31 March 2017
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Successful evaluation of E4F

The NFER conducted an evaluation of Evidence for the Frontline (E4F), an online platform designed to help bridge the divide between education research and classroom practice. […]

Posted on 31 March 2017
Posted in: Evidence

Video observation and coaching to support teachers’ professional development

Researchers at Birmingham University conducted an evaluation of a pilot for IRIS Connect, a programme to support teachers’ professional development by filming and reviewing their lessons. […]

Posted on 31 March 2017
Posted in: Evidence

Promising results for spaced learning

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published an evaluation of SMART Spaces, a programme which aims to boost GCSE science outcomes by breaking up intensive revision lessons. […]

Posted on 31 March 2017
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An Interview with the Expert…On Reading Comprehension

Professor Kate Cain is Head of the Psychology department at Lancaster University. She is a renowned expert on reading comprehension, which is obviously such a crucial issue to understand for teachers of students in all phases. […]

Posted on 25 March 2017
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