• EEF: Group pupils within classes rather than setting or streaming

    Grouping pupils by their attainment for specific activities within their usual classes is more likely to boost attainment than setting or streaming, research by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has found. The practice of setting or streaming– where pupils with similar levels of current attainment are grouped together for lessons – is unlikely to boost

    13.47 Sep. 7th, 2018 | News

  • 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 study into the practice. They found that factors driving schools to avoid such classes included the “fear that parents may respond negatively and results will be endangered”, according to a new paper from the British Educational

    0.01 Sep. 5th, 2017 | News