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Exploring the black box

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Exploring the black box

Anneka Dawson, Evaluation Analyst at the EEF, on the importance of developing successful implementation and process evaluation.

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Fidelity vs. flexibility

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Fidelity vs. flexibility

James Richardson looks at what today's evaluation reports tell us about how best to implement research in the classroom. 

James Richardson

James Richardson

On your marks

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On your marks

Sir Kevan Collins on how evidence-informed marking policies could lead to a better work-life balance for teachers.

Sir Kevan Collins

Sir Kevan Collins

Stop, collaborate and listen!

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Stop, collaborate and listen!

For teachers, context is king. How can we understand the challenges of any one school until we have actually taught there? It might be true that nothing can substitute for hours in the classroom, and I’d agree that each school is unique, but it’s all too easy to forget that there are more similarities between schools than there are differences.

James Richardson

James Richardson

Evidence of success?

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Evidence of success?

James Turner on the lessons learnt from five years of EEF evaluations - and the challenges we still face

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EEF

How good is your everyday maths?

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How good is your everyday maths?

The maths skills we learn at school can be called upon in the most unexpected of situations. From dividing up a restaurant bill and working out the reduction on a sale item to calculating your possible Grand National winnings on the horse that’s 3/11.

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EEF

EEF recruiting schools to take part in six new trials

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EEF recruiting schools to take part in six new trials

A new trial will find out if teaching teenagers real-world maths such as estimating the cost of a gas bill or calculating the interest on a bank account can improve their maths GCSE results, the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) announced today.

Hilary Cornwell

Hilary Cornwell

Do EEF trials meet the new ‘gold standard’?

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Do EEF trials meet the new ‘gold standard’?

A new paper published in the US questions the usefulness of ‘gold standard’ RCTs in education. Camilla Nevill, our Evaluation Manager, discusses the implications for the EEF’s approach.

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EEF