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Trial to investigate if ‘activity passport’ boosts attainment

More than 100 primary schools are wanted to take part in a new trial to find out if enrichment...

Kathryn Snowdon
Kathryn Snowdon
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Issue daily report cards to improve disruptive behaviour, teachers told

Teachers should adopt personalised approaches like issuing daily report cards to improve disruptive behaviour, new guidance states. Research by...

Kathryn Snowdon
Kathryn Snowdon
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Most EEF trials ‘don’t tell us anything’, say researchers

Most trials carried out by a major educational research charity “don’t tell us anything” about whether an intervention had...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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EEF: Weekly maths tutoring boosts progress by three months

Children receiving weekly maths tutoring make three months’ more progress than those without a tutor, according to new research...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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EEF predicts ‘little or no headway’ in closing attainment gap by 2021

Schools are expected to make “little or no headway” in closing the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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EEF: Teacher research engagement strategies are ineffective

Teachers need “structured and intensive support” to engage with new research if outcomes are to improve, according to new...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Mixed-ability classes barely exist in schools, researchers find

Teaching pupils in mixed-ability groups is so unpopular that researchers struggled to find enough examples to complete a recent...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Scaled-up literacy scheme fails to produce positive results

A scaled-up scheme to train teaching assistants to deliver literacy interventions to struggling pupils has not produced the positive...

John Dickens
John Dickens
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12-minute lessons best for pupil memories, study finds

Pupils who are taught in 12-minute lessons that are repeated 24 hours later remember material much better, new research...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg