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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ResearchEd York 2017

09:30–16:00 on 8 July 2017

IT IS HERE! For all of those teachers and school leaders in the North, we have once again corralled the best researchers, leaders and teachers to tackle the issues faced by teachers at school leaders in our very own northern powerhouse: ResearchEd York 2017, at Huntington Research School. […]

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! Happily, this week, once more there […]

Posted on: 4 June 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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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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research ED York Conference

09:30–16:00 on 8 July 2017

Tickets are now available for our research ED conference 2017 […]

Posted on: 2 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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