The Genetics of Learning

Following the Psychology in Schools workshop this month, Dianne Newbury, Reader in medical genetics and genomics, Oxford Brookes University, writes about the focus of her workshop: The Genetics of Learning. […]

Posted on 14 October 2018
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Strategies to Memorise Quotations

The new English Literature GCSE has a huge amount of content and with that the number of quotations students should know has increased. With so many quotations to learn, we want to support our students in being able to memorise them efficiently. Here are two evidence-informed strategies. […]

Posted on 7 October 2018
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Training: A Memorable 5 Year English Curriculum

Over the course of three days, delegates will explore the best available evidence that applies to English teaching and reflect on its application in their own context. They will examine how best to design lessons, curricula and revision so that students can succeed in English. The course will focus in particular on English Literature, but the principles will apply to English Language teaching too. […]

Posted on 4 October 2018
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5 Reasons Why ‘Improving Secondary Science’ isn’t just for Science Teachers

The recently published Improving Secondary Science guidance report is a treasure trove of evidence-informed recommendations for secondary science teachers, heads of science departments and senior leaders. But to limit the report to science teachers would mean that the rest of us have to miss out on a fantastic exploration of many important concepts in teaching. Here are five reasons you should read the guidance report – even if you’re not a science teacher. […]

Posted on 30 September 2018
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Training: Improving Secondary Science

Based on the EEF's Improving Secondary Science guidance report, this course focuses on seven areas where the evidence is strongest about how to enhance the teaching of science at secondary. This course will be particularly useful for current and aspiring subject leaders, but the principles will apply for all teachers of Science […]

Posted on 29 September 2018
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Training: Improving Literacy in Primary Schools

This year Bradford Research School will again deliver its ‘Improving Literacy in Primary Schools’ programme – a 3-day course which will not only develop Literacy leaders but will have an impact on teaching and learning in Bradford schools. Bradford Research School invites primary school leaders who have a responsibility for English to learn more about what the available research says are the best bets for raising standards in reading and writing, with a particular focus on Key Stage 2. […]

Posted on 28 September 2018
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