Research Insights 2018: Evidence-based best practice

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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 March 2018, and focused on 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.

The pdf also features previous articles published by Research Insights, as detailed below:

  • 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.
  • Research into the impact that University Technical Colleges are having.
  • The influence that changes to accountability and problems in teacher supply have had on the time being allocated to the main secondary school subjects.
  • Life after levels in secondary schools, offering advice and resources to help schools develop their own effective and bespoke approaches to assessment.
  • What lessons we can schools and teachers learn from the PISA international rankings?

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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