Research

How can ‘mixing it up’ and confusing students be good for them?

Interleaving can cause confusion, but it’s one that pays off – as long as it’s used within certain parameters,...

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HARRY FLETCHER-WOOD
Research

How can we build back better arts education?

A new research project demonstrates the value of bringing artists and teachers together and tries to bridge the gulf...

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TOM DOBSON AND LISA STEPHENSON
Research

How can we make best use of the pupil premium for recovery?

Professor Becky Francis sets out the benefits of using the EEF's updated guide to target pupil premium spending and...

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BECKY FRANCIS
Research

How can we secure the spirit of Covid collaboration for the future?

A Manchester initiative is showing how school-to-school collaborations are best placed to create the conditions for improvement, write Mel...

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Professor Mel Ainscow and Dr Paul Armstrong
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**