Research Insights 2018: Evidence-based best practice

Written by: Pete Henshaw | Published:
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SecEd's Research Insights articles, published in conjunction with the NFER, offer in-depth, evidence based advice, guidance and best practice covering a wide range of areas relevant to secondary school leadership, teaching and education. You can download the latest articles from 2018 for free here.

The NFER and SecEd Research Insights articles offer a wealth of evidence-based, best practice and advice covering a range of whole-school and classroom issues.

This free pdf includes the latest article, published in November 2018, which looks at the rising pupil population and the implications for secondary schools across the country.

The pdf also features previous articles published by Research Insights, as detailed below:
  • At look at the government's flagship free schools policy and to what extent it has achieved its aims as set out eight years ago.
  • What the evidence tells us about school funding and budgets and the impact of funding pressures in schools.
  • The government's new T levels: How schools and providers can ensure that the work experience element of these important new qualifications is delivered with success.
  • PISA 2018 – what we can expect to learn from the latest round of international student assessments and what UK schools selected to take part can expect.
  • Research into the successful delivery of careers advice and guidance across a group of London schools – and the lessons we can learn from this work.
  • The secrets – as revealed by research – to successful school-to-school collaborations.

All our Research Insights seek to offer crucial, evidence-based advice to teachers and school leaders across a range of issues vital to successful secondary education and teaching. This PDF will be updated as more articles are published in the coming months.

Older Research Insights articles can be found on separate PDFs, also free to download and available from the Supplements page on the SecEd website. To date, 36 Research Insights articles have been published through our partnership with the NFER.


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