Psychology in Schools Workshop

Psychology offers a number of opportunities to enhance our understanding of children's’ development and learning in school. Drawing on the latest research in the field of psychology in education, this workshop aims to introduce teachers and SENDCOs to research evidence on the factors that affect children’s learning in primary and secondary school. […]

Posted on 18 July 2018
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Metacognition: 5 Blogs from the Research Schools Network

In April, the EEF published their guidance report on Metacognition and Self-Regulated Learning. Across the Research Schools Network, there have been many different takes on the report and on the topic of Metacognition. Here are five of our favourite blogs from across the network on this topic. […]

Posted on 15 July 2018
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A week in the life of Bradford Research School

With the Research Schools Network a relatively new phenomenon, we often get asked what we actually do. So, here is a week in my life as Head of Bradford Research School. […]

Posted on 1 July 2018
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Exploring the Toolkit: 5 Key Questions to Ask

Recent research from the NFER showed that “59% of senior leaders and 23% of teachers use the Sutton Trust/EEF Toolkit to inform evidence-based teaching methods.” There are 46 topics in total in the Posted on 24 June 2018
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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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