The role of Collaborative Learning in Improving Literacy

Collaborative Learning refers to a cooperative team-based approach to building knowledge, deepening understanding, and developing mastery skills. Its roots lie largely in the pedagogy developed by psychologist, Lev Vygotsky, known as social constructivism. […]

Posted on 8 June 2017
Posted in: Blog, Evidence

Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants

Translating the evidence into high impact classroom practice is the key to unlocking the full potential of our Teaching Assistants. […]

Posted on 23 May 2017
Posted in: Training/CPD

Six more Research Schools appointed

The IEE and EEF have today announced six new Research Schools. The Schools in Southport, Suffolk, London, County Durham, Hertfordshire and West Sussex join a growing network of Research Schools across the country […]

Posted on 7 April 2017
Posted in: News

IEE Innovation Evaluation Grants

IEE Innovation Evaluation Grants are awarded to provide funding for pilot evaluations of innovations of teaching and learning approaches that support the Research Schools Network’s goal to improve the attainment of pupils by increasing the use of evidence-based practices. […]

Posted on 5 April 2017
Posted in: Projects/Innovation

Successful evaluation of E4F

The NFER conducted an evaluation of Evidence for the Frontline (E4F), an online platform designed to help bridge the divide between education research and classroom practice. […]

Posted on 31 March 2017
Posted in: Evidence

Video observation and coaching to support teachers’ professional development

Researchers at Birmingham University conducted an evaluation of a pilot for IRIS Connect, a programme to support teachers’ professional development by filming and reviewing their lessons. […]

Posted on 31 March 2017
Posted in: Evidence