Making Sense of Metacognition

Evidence shows that Metacognition and Self-Regulated Learning approaches have consistentl Posted on 18 July 2018
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Leading Learning 2019

Do you want to create and successfully implement evidence-based CPD plans for your school? Join other senior leaders in 2019 on our three-day Leading Learning programme. […]

Posted on 18 July 2018
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Factfulness and our Brilliant Schools

I am not aware of any research into the activities of teachers during the summer break. Whilst travel and rest are high up on the agenda, my suspicion is that we consume more books during that period than almost any other time of the year. […]

Posted on 3 July 2018
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Leading Literacy Early Years Programme

We’re very excited to be working with West Somerset schools to develop a Leading Literacy programme for next academic year. All West Somerset EYFS settings (nurseries, pre-schools, school Reception classes) are welcome to contribute to the design of the programme and invited to attend. The aim is to design a 3-5 day programme with a mixture of face-to-face days, inter-setting visits, twilight sessions, audits, action plans and local exemplification of good practice. […]

Posted on 26 June 2018
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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
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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