Research

How has the pandemic impacted special schools?

Our research shows that special schools were the hardest hit and leaders have little faith their plight is understood,...

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CAROLINE SHARP and AMY SKIPP
Research

Is there a better, or best, classroom layout?

How best to set up a classroom seems too complex for research to solve, but Cat Scutt finds there...

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CAT SCUTT
CPD, Professional development, Research

Research: What do teachers really think of CPD?

Iain Ford looks at Teacher Tapp data to read the runes for the new Early Career Framework and find...

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IAIN FORD
Research

Research: How can we improve our relationships with students?

Three studies point to some strategies with the potential to build better rapport with students and improve their results...

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HARRY FLETCHER-WOOD
Research

Research: how can coaching lead to school improvement?

New research shows coaching can lead to school improvement, write Rachel Lofthouse and Trista Hollweck, and hints at best bets to make that...

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RACHEL LOFTHOUSE* AND TRISTA HOLLWECK**
Research

Five research insights that shone a light on 2020/21

JL Dutaut selects five contributions to our regular research column that have informed and elightened our year   Are...

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Research

Research: How long actually is the school day?

After repeated calls to extend the school day, Gavin Williamson has admitted knowing little about it. Teacher Tapp has...

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LAURA MCINERNEY
Research

Research: Who has lost most from the pupil premium change?

Newly eligible pupils may need less support than the long-term disadvantaged, but it’s the poorest schools who have lost...

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DAWSON MCLEAN
Research

Research: What is self-efficacy and why does it matter?

National Thank A Teacher Day matters, writes Cat Scutt, but the concept of self-efficacy means there are good reasons to celebrate school...

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CAT SCUTT