Research-led Sheffield: Conference Review

18 July 2018

The ‘Making Evidence Work in Schools’ conference on June 15th featured presentations from colleagues from across Sheffield schools and universities, as well as members of the Research Schools’ network. Following on from Huntington Research Schools’ training courses in the city, Julia Bourne, Sarah Clark, Jenna Collins and Sarah Drazek spoke about how the programmes had […]

Posted on: 18 July 2018
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Sheffield Conference Keynotes

18 July 2018

The ‘Making Evidence Work in Schools’ conference on June 15th saw keynote speeches delivered by Doctor Jonathan Sharples and Professor Becky Francis. One theme that came through both presentations is how evidence is enacted in practice, and why sometimes there is still a disconnect between them. Professor Francis looked at this through the lens of […]

Posted on: 18 July 2018
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Training Programme: Disciplinary Literacy

09:00 on 17 December 2018–15:00 on 20 March 2019

Buy your ticket for Disciplinary Literacy here: https://huntingtonschool.co.uk/calendar/disciplinary-literacy/ This training course is over three days: Monday 17th December 2018 Wednesday 13th February 2019 Wednesday 20th March 2019 Tickets are £295.00 + VAT […]

Posted on: 26 June 2018
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Training Programme: Metacognition and Self-regulated Learning

09:00 on 16 October 2018–15:00 on 29 January 2019

To buy a ticket for our Metacognition and Self-regulated Learning go to: https://huntingtonschool.co.uk/calendar/metacognition-and-self-regulated-learning-2/ This training programme is over three days: Tuesday 16th October 2018 Tuesday 11th December 2018 Tuesday 29th January 2019 Tickets are £295.00 + VAT   […]

Posted on: 26 June 2018
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Free Metacognition Twilight

16:30–18:00 on 18 July 2018

To sign up to our free Metacognition twilight on Wednesday 18th July, 4:30pm-6:00pm, please email your name, title, school/organisation to huntresearchsch@gmail.com   […]

Posted on: 19 June 2018
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Improving communication, language and literacy in the early years

15 June 2018

Eileen Allpress, Director of Ipswich Research School, introduces the EEF’s Preparing for Literacy guidance report and explains how this evidence is brought to life at Highfield Nursery School and Children’s Centre. […]

Author: Eileen Allpress, Director of Ipswich Research School
Posted on: 15 June 2018
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New guidance on preparing for literacy

15 June 2018

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published its latest guidance report, Preparing for Literacy, which reviews the best available research to offer early years professionals practical “do’s and don’ts” to make sure all children start school with the foundations they need to read and write well. […]

Posted on: 15 June 2018
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Has a solution to retention been found?

8 June 2018

Nikki Jones, Director of Shireland Research School, discusses the problem of retaining early career teachers in light of the EEF evaluation of RETAIN: a one-year professional development programme for early career teachers teaching in Key Stage 1. […]

Author: Nikki Jones, Director of Shireland Research School
Posted on: 8 June 2018
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Is it really easy peasy to improve child development?

7 June 2018

A brand new randomised controlled trial suggests that it is!

‘EasyPeasy’ is a parenting app that provides a digital programme that encourages positive parent-child interaction through play in the home. This research was carried out by University of Oxford’s Department of Education and on the 16th May the findings were published by the Sutton Trust. […]

Author: Julie Watson, Metacognition-lead, Huntington Research School
Posted on: 7 June 2018
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Conference: Making Evidence Work in Schools

6 June 2018

Dr Jonathan Sharples, Senior Researcher at the EEF, will deliver his keynote with a focus on the effective use of evidence in school contexts, while John Tomsett will close the day by speaking about leading an evidence informed school. […]

Posted on: 6 June 2018
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