Category: Blog

PUTTING EVIDENCE TO WORK IN YOUR CLASSROOM

9 February 2018

Shaun Allison, Director of Durrington Research School, introduces the EEF’s latest guidance report […]

Author: Shaun Allison
Posted on: 9 February 2018
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Launching our KS2/3 Maths Guidance Report Programme

25 January 2018

The day focused on bringing the Guidance Report to life and exploring common misconceptions, particularly addressing fractions through the use of multiple choice questions. […]

Author: Andy Samways
Posted on: 25 January 2018
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Maximising the Impact of TAs – our programme launched by Rob Webster

23 January 2018

This week we launched one of our three day training programme Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants Programme (MITA). We were delighted to welcome Rob Webster (Centre for Inclusive Education, UCL Institute of Education) to lead participating school leaders through an engaging and insightful session. […]

Posted on: 23 January 2018
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CTSN ‘How do we know it works’ Programme and summer conference

22 January 2018

Cambridge Teaching Schools Network (CTSN) have been working with the Institute of Education and are launching an exciting and valuable opportunity. The programme, ‘How do we know it works?’ is focused on working with early / middle leaders in order to ensure an evidence-informed approach to the initiatives they lead in their schools. […]

Author: Andy Samways and Catherine Davis
Posted on: 22 January 2018
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Developing meta-cognitive strategies in my teaching of English Language

21 January 2018

Amanda Simpkins, Head of English at Samuel Ward Academy shares her current thinking around an issue in teaching English Language […]

Author: Amanda Simpkins
Posted on: 21 January 2018
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What is an RSP?

20 January 2018

Over the last year, Evidence Based Education, Suffolk County Council and the Samuel Ward Academy Trust Research School have been working in partnership to deliver a robust, cost-effective and enjoyable Research Support Partnership (RSP) programme to train staff from schools and academies throughout Suffolk […]

Author: Andy Samways
Posted on: 20 January 2018
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Chartered College of Teaching in the East

20 January 2018

An update from Kate Sida-Nicholls, Lead Advocate for Chartered College of Teaching, Suffolk and Norfolk SCITT […]

Author: Kate Sida-Nicholls
Posted on: 20 January 2018
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Meta-cognitive strategies from The Learning Scientists

19 January 2018

With an exert and link to his blog, Director of Research School, Andy Samways explores how one particular set of evidence-based resources can be utilised within teaching and learning and both promote and harness the potential of meta-cognition. […]

Author: Andy Samways
Posted on: 19 January 2018
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Unpacking meta-cognition

12 January 2018

With an exert and link to his blog, Director of Research School, Andy Samways provides suggestions for unpacking meta-cognition within teaching and learning. In a previous blog this month I shared the following image, a snapshot from Dr Jonathan Sharples’s presentation on our SWA Trust PD Day:   So, this week, a little more elaboration […]

Author: Andy Samways
Posted on: 12 January 2018
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Wellcome – Supporting Teachers with the Science of Learning

10 January 2018

  Wellcome exists to improve health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive. Our education team is committed to making inspiring, high-quality science education available to all young people. In 2014, we launched the Education and Neuroscience Initiative in partnership with the Education Endowment Foundation. The initiative aims to: · develop and evaluate evidence-informed […]

Author: Joe Miller - Graduate Trainee, Education and Neuroscience, in conversation with Andy Samways
Posted on: 10 January 2018
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