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How to use evidence to support disadvantaged students – Meta-cognition and self-regulation - 16-01-2017

The EEF Teaching and Learning Toolkit identifies meta-cognition as one of the key strategies for closing the achievement gap. But what is meta-cognition? And how can it be introduced to the classroom in a meaningful and beneficial way?

New Funding Formula misses the mark

New Funding Formula misses the mark - 16-12-2016

Schools face the worst funding cuts in a generation following the wake of the Education Secretary’s new funding formula.
Could cash rewards improve GCSE results for low achievers?

Could cash rewards improve GCSE results for low achievers? - 16-12-2016

In a recent discussion paper published by the University of Bristol, low-achieving students were found to perform better than predicted in their GCSE examinations after being offered incentives.
Homework Gets the Thumbs Down!

Homework Gets the Thumbs Down! - 21-11-2016

The war against homework is gathering pace internationally.
One third of schools becoming unviable

One third of schools becoming unviable - 18-11-2016

Thousands of small primary and secondary schools are becoming financially unviable, says the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL). Unless new funding becomes available, schools with fewer than 600 pupils “will not be able to support their teaching infrastructure.”
EBacc snubs arts

EBacc snubs arts - 18-11-2016

Teachers voice their concerns as creative and vocational subjects are removed from GCSE options
Lights, Camera, Action! Will new film school be a bomb?

Lights, Camera, Action! Will new film school be a bomb? - 18-11-2016

In Islington, North London, a new free school specialising in film is proposed to open between two “outstanding” comprehensives. But concerns have already been raised about the “wasteful” project spending.
Teachers and Leaders Professional Masterclass

Teachers and Leaders Professional Masterclass - 14-11-2016

Join us for our new series of webinars and enjoy quality professional learning from wherever you are.
Plans to force schools to become academies

Plans to force schools to become academies - 28-10-2016

Theresa May has abandoned plans to force schools to become academies and cleared the way for her own reforms, including a new generation of grammars.
Young chefs from Birmingham cook up a storm in culinary competition

Young chefs from Birmingham cook up a storm in culinary competition - 20-10-2016

Six budding young chefs from schools across Birmingham and the West Midlands wowed judges in the final of a regional cooking competition.
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