New guidance on preparing for literacy

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published its latest guidance report, Preparing for Literacy, which reviews the best available research to offer early years professionals practical “do’s and don’ts” to make sure all children start school with the foundations they need to read and write well. […]

Posted on 15 June 2018
Posted in: Evidence

East Cambs and Fenland Evidence Based Fund

The evidence based fund has begun to allocating funding directly to schools via the Evidence Based Fund. We asked Kate Bonney from Robert Arkenstall Primary School, for a summary of her project and the issues and evidence that inspired it. […]

Posted on 12 June 2018
Posted in: Blog

Has a solution to retention been found?

Nikki Jones, Director of Shireland Research School, discusses the problem of retaining early career teachers in light of the EEF evaluation of RETAIN: a one-year professional development programme for early career teachers teaching in Key Stage 1. […]

Posted on 8 June 2018
Posted in: Blog

Getting the most from the guidance reports: Summer term workshop sessions

Join us for an opportunity to spend time looking at the EEF guidance reports and consider how we can use them to work for us […]

Posted on 8 May 2018
Posted in: Events, Training/CPD

Making sense of metacognition

Alex Quigley, Director of Huntington Research School, explores how schools can use the latest guidance report from the EEF to understand not just metacognition and self-regulation, but how pupils best learn. […]

Posted on 27 April 2018
Posted in: Blog

Is context king in school improvement?

The EEF’s Families of Schools database provides a wealth of information to help schools learn from each other. In this blog post, James Richardson discusses how it can help schools understand and overcome their common challenges. […]

Posted on 24 April 2018
Posted in: Blog