Category: Blog

Effective Implementation – The West Yorkshire System Leaders Symposium

6 July 2018

Jo Ashcroft, Director of Education for the Aspire Educational Trust, shares her thoughts on all things implementation. […]

Author: Jo Ashcroft
Posted on: 6 July 2018
Posted in: Blog, News

The Senior Leader Perspective – the how, what, where and why of evidence informed leadership

6 July 2018

Jo Ashcroft, Director of Education for the Aspire Educational Trust explains how the EEF guidance reports are supporting her designing strategic responses to the challenges faced in 3 schools in Cheshire. […]

Author: Jo Ashcroft
Posted on: 6 July 2018
Posted in: Blog, News

Raising Attainment in the Early Years

20 June 2018

Find out more about our very successful Early Years Conference here….. […]

Posted on: 20 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
Posted in: Blog

Empowering Governors

13 June 2018

Here is a short piece on Governance written by Kevin Simpson, CEO of the Aspire Educational Trust […]

Posted on: 13 June 2018
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Reflections on being evidence informed…

12 June 2018

Here is a very interesting study into research engagement in the teaching profession by Rachel Jackson, LJMU PhD student. […]

Posted on: 12 June 2018
Posted in: Blog, Evidence

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

An opportunity to work with us: Evidence Leads in Education (ELE)

23 May 2018

Please take a look here for an opportunity to work with us! […]

Posted on: 23 May 2018
Posted in: Blog, News

Exploring metacognition in reading – what might it look like, sound like and feel like when we teach it?

3 May 2018

One of the important messages that comes through the recently published EEF Guidance report on Metacognition and self-regulated learning is that these processes look different in each subject and context. Although the metacognitive cycle of plan, monitor and evaluate generally remains the same, each of these thinking processes looks, feels and sounds different depending on […]

Posted on: 3 May 2018
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Guiding Maths – a long term Maths improvement programme

3 May 2018

Primary and secondary schools in Cheshire East and Cheshire West and Chester have begun a long-term Maths improvement programme based on the EEF’s Guidance Report – Improving Mathematics in Key Stages 2 and 3. […]

Posted on: 3 May 2018
Posted in: Blog