Category: Evidence

Improving Secondary Science Guidance Report – It’s not just for science teachers!

13 December 2018

During an Evidence Lead in Education training day, we were tasked with looking at some of the recent guidance reports that have been published by the EEF. Myself and two other colleagues were focusing on the Improving Secondary Science Guidance Report. Initially, I wasn’t sure how it would be relevant to me, being a primary […]

Posted on: 13 December 2018
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One way to share the EEF Guidance Reports

13 December 2018

Last week I shared the Metacognitionand Self-Regulated Learning Guidance Report with over 70 teachers and teaching assistants on our school training day. To ensure that the hour session ran smoothly I followed the ‘Study Group’collaborative learning process which I was shown by Diane Heritage, who has experience as a lead facilitator and programme designer for […]

Posted on: 13 December 2018
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New guidance on working with parents

7 December 2018

The Education Endowment Foundation’s latest guidance report – Working with Parents to Support Children’s Learning – reviews the best available research to offer schools and teachers four recommendations to support parental engagement. […]

Posted on: 7 December 2018
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Metacognition – what is it? by Sarah Izon, Evidence Lead in Education for Aspirer Research School

8 October 2018

Every so often a new buzz word crops up in the world of education and everyone jumps onto the latest bandwagon. In this blog, I will look at metacognition and decide if it is a bandwagon I want to jump on. The dictionary defines metacognition as an awareness and understanding of one’s own thought processes. […]

Posted on: 8 October 2018
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Leading Learning Training – by Florence Pope, ELE

27 September 2018

Leading Learning Training – by Florence Pope, ELE […]

Posted on: 27 September 2018
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New guidance on improving secondary science

21 September 2018

The EEF has published its latest guidance report, designed to support secondary science teaching […]

Posted on: 21 September 2018
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Evidence Leads in Education (ELE): an opportunity to work with us

7 September 2018

The Aspire Educational Trust, are seeking to increase our outstanding workforce and wish to recruit a number of Evidence Leads in Education (ELE). The ELEs will contribute to evidence informed school improvement and will be designated by Aspire Educational Trust. […]

Posted on: 7 September 2018
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Exploring Guided Reading – translating evidence into practice

10 July 2018

Evidence Lead in Education, Emily Crumbleholme, describes how she has developed the teaching of reading in her class – staying faithful to the evidence but being intelligent in how she adapts and refines the processes to her context. […]

Posted on: 10 July 2018
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Calculators? For or Against?

2 July 2018

ELE, Damian Haigh explores the research around the use of calculators in the classroom and, as usual, realises the evidence is nuanced! […]

Posted on: 2 July 2018
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What is it like to be part of an EEF Research Study?

29 June 2018

Evidence Lead in Education, Sarah Izon, interview her colleague Zoe about her first training sessions as part of the EEF Craft of Writing trial and what she will be taking back into the classroom with her. […]

Posted on: 29 June 2018
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