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
Posted in: Evidence

Leading Learning Programme

14 June 2018

Enhance teaching & learning with evidence based practice. […]

Posted on: 14 June 2018
Posted in: Training/CPD

The Explicit Teaching of Vocabulary

13 June 2018

Why is the explicit teaching of vocabulary so important?

The most recent meta-analysis, by Elleman et al., into reading in the United States included 37 studies. Among the findings was that students with reading difficulties who were exposed to vocabulary instruction benefited three times as much as those who were not. […]

Posted on: 13 June 2018
Posted in: Training/CPD

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
Posted in: Blog

What does Metacognition look like in the Classroom?

4 May 2018

Latest blog from James Siddle, Head of Withern St Margaret’s Primary School and Head of Kyra Research School […]

Posted on: 4 May 2018
Posted in: Blog, Uncategorized

Teacher-Led Research Programme – Chesterfield

3 May 2018

Come and join in our Teacher-led Research Programme to be held in Chesterfield. […]

Posted on: 3 May 2018
Posted in: Training/CPD

Teacher-Led Research Programme – Rotherham

3 May 2018

Come and join in our Teacher-led Research Programme to be held in Rotherham […]

Posted on: 3 May 2018
Posted in: Training/CPD

Making sense of metacognition

27 April 2018

Alex Quigley, Director of Huntington Research School, explores how schools can use the latest guidance report from the EEF to understand not just metacognition and self-regulation, but how pupils best learn. […]

Author: Alex Quigley, Director of Huntington Research School
Posted on: 27 April 2018
Posted in: Blog

Is context king in school improvement?

24 April 2018

The EEF’s Families of Schools database provides a wealth of information to help schools learn from each other. In this blog post, James Richardson discusses how it can help schools understand and overcome their common challenges. […]

Author: James Richardson
Posted on: 24 April 2018
Posted in: Blog

What is it to know a word?

20 March 2018

Latest blog from James Siddle, Head of Kyra Research School […]

Posted on: 20 March 2018
Posted in: Blog