• How should progress be measured in a special school?

    Special schools aren’t just a watered-down version of mainstream schools, and require progress measures that provide meaningful information for students, parents and the government, argues Sabrina Hobbs As many mainstream schools are still finding their way through life beyond levels, special schools are dealing with a similar scenario of their own. Our old system of

    5.00 May. 6th, 2018 | Opinion

  • Pupils who record own learning make four months' progress in maths - and two other EEF trials

    A programme that develops pupils’ ability to reflect on their own learning has returned promising results for attainment in maths – but had negative impacts on reading, according to researchers. Evaluators at the University of Manchester found that 10-year-olds who took part in the ReflectED programme, in which they took photographs, made notes and kept

    9.47 Nov. 4th, 2016 | News