Assess Better. Join the Assessment Lead Programme.

The Assessment Lead Programme enables education professionals to make their assessment approach more efficient, allowing them to make more reliable judgements about what pupils know, can do and need next. […]

Posted on 12 July 2018
Posted in: Blog, Training/CPD

Improving communication, language and literacy in the early years

Eileen Allpress, Director of Ipswich Research School, introduces the EEF's Preparing for Literacy guidance report and explains how this evidence is brought to life at Highfield Nursery School and Children’s Centre. […]

Posted on 15 June 2018
Posted in: Blog

Conference report: “A Marked Improvement? Two Years On”

We would like to thank Liverpool Hope University for hosting our annual conference. The speakers raised some challenging and stimulating questions regarding marking and feedback, and offered practical ways that schools could implement a variety of different forms of feedback. […]

Posted on 15 June 2018
Posted in: Blog, Evidence, News

Hitting the Mark: Classroom based research into marking

The University of Oxford are inviting submissions for an edited open access collection of research papers to be published online next year. If you have completed a school based research project into marking (as an individual, a department or a school) they would like to hear from you. […]

Posted on 15 June 2018
Posted in: Blog, Evidence, News, Uncategorized

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

Logic Models: The Active Ingredients of Implementation

The EEF Guide to Implementation recommends the use of logic models to prepare for an intervention in schools.  This twilight session will look at how these can be used effectively in all aspects of school improvement. […]

Posted on 14 June 2018
Posted in: Events, Training/CPD