Best Evidence In Brief – August 2019 2019-08-30T13:20:07+00:00

Best Evidence in Brief: August 2019

In partnership with the Institute for Effective Education (IEE)
Every month The National College provide the Institute for Effective Education’s ‘Best Evidence in Brief’ roundup in video format; focusing on stories with practical implications for schools and policy makers, including only high quality research from around the world.

Research covered in this video:

Effects of policy and educational interventions intended to reduce difficulties in literacy skills in grade 1 (June 2019), Studies in Educational Evaluation, Volume 61
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0191491X1830083X?via%3Dihub

Changing Mindsets: Effectiveness trial. Evaluation report (July 2019), Education Endowment Foundation
https://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/public/files/Projects/Evaluation_Reports/Changing_Mindsets.pdf

Better schools for all? (June 2019), Nuffield Foundation
https://www.nuffieldfoundation.org/sites/default/files/files/Better%20Schools%20for%20All%20-%20Final%20Report.pdf

Motivated to achieve: How encounters with the world of work can change attitudes and improve academic attainment (June 2019), Education and Employers Research
https://www.educationandemployers.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Motivated-to-Achieve-Final-Full-report-Embargo-6th-June-1.pdf

Benefits of expressive writing in reducing test anxiety: A randomized controlled trial in Chinese samples (February 2018), PLoS One, 5(13).
https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0191779

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Best Evidence In Brief

In partnership with the Institute for Effective Education (IEE)

In April 2019, The National College entered into a partnership with the Institute for Effective Education to provide their ‘Best Evidence in Brief’ roundup in video format; focusing on stories with practical implications for schools and policy makers, including only high quality research from around the world. As part of this initiative, The National College will then host a webinar focusing on a research topic featured in the BEIB which will feature in the ‘Research Focus’ webinar series for School Leaders. 

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