Tag: EEF

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Using calculators in maths lessons doesn’t erode pupils’ skills and may actually make them better at problem solving, according to new research from the Education Endowment Foundation. The...
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Schools are expected to make “little or no headway” in closing the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their better-off classmates over the next few years, the Education...
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The Education Endowment Foundation is looking for around 500 schools throughout England to take part in four new trials involving teachers “rapid-marking” in maths, and using handwriting techniques...
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Teachers need “structured and intensive support” to engage with new research if outcomes are to improve, according to new findings from the Education Endowment Foundation. Three randomised controlled...
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Thousands of children across the England will take part in new trials to assess whether skills like music, drama and journalism can boost their achievements at primary school....
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There are now 22 research schools across the UK, and 11 are in government-identified social-mobility “cold spots”. Samantha King takes a look at why they were created, how...
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A new report on socioeconomic status (SES) and science learning has found literacy is “the strongest and most consistent predictor of pupils’ scientific attainment”. Reading and writing skills...