Things You Should Continue Doing In The Early Years (And What The Research Says About Why)

Following the release of the EEF's Preparing for Literacy guidance report, Aidan Severs highlights some common Early Years practices that the ‘Preparing for Literacy’ guidance report confirms as best bets - things you should definitely continue to do in your Nursery and Reception classrooms. […]

Posted on 17 June 2018
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Improving communication, language and literacy in the early years

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. […]

Posted on 15 June 2018
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New guidance on preparing for literacy

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

Why should ITT trainees engage with educational research?

Katie Waring, Head of ITT at Bradford Birth-19 SCITT, argues why ITT trainees should engage with research. […]

Posted on 10 June 2018
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Has a solution to retention been found?

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. […]

Posted on 8 June 2018
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Training: Evidence Informed School to School Support

This three day course is aimed at system leaders, particularly SLEs or those working across trusts or teaching schools. We will look at the education evidence base and how to apply it in your school to school support. […]

Posted on 5 June 2018
Posted in: Events