EEF in the news: Kevan Collins in the TES

EEF in the news: Kevan Collins in the TES

Kevan Collins, chief executive of the Education Endowment Foundation, writes in response to an article by Dylan Wiliam on research-led teaching.Dylan Wiliam raised some important points in his article on research-led teaching (TES magazine, 10 April). Of course, he’s right that proponents of evidence in education should be careful not to overclaim: there is no perfect lesson plan or starter that engages every student.But he’s dead wrong to imply that the solution…

Using the Families of Schools Database - Schools’ Breakfast Seminar

Using the Families of Schools Database - Schools’ Breakfast Seminar

Date: Tuesday April 21st from 8:00-9:30amVenue: Capital City Academy in Willesden Green, LondonAudience: Senior leaders, teachers and governorsRSVP: rebecca.clegg@eefoundation.org.uk  Schools...we need your input!The EEF Families of Schools Database has been live since January 2015 and is currently…

EEF recruiting schools for 5 groundbreaking new trials

EEF recruiting schools for 5 groundbreaking new trials

The Education Endowment Foundation has today announced 5 ground-breaking new trials and is looking for 400 schools to take part and help find the best ways to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils.One of the new trials will test if addressing pupils’ misconceptions about algebra and fractions can have…