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Research Insights 2016: Evidence-based best practice

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. Download the articles published in 2016 for free here.







Guide To… Progress 8

The new Progress 8 performance measure, which comes into effect in 2016, has serious implications and schools and students. This SecEd Guide To, published in association with the awarding organisation NCFE, looks at what Progress 8 is, how it is calculated, and the implications for the ...



Vocational & academic: Working hand-in-hand

Changes to accountability have seemingly led many schools to reduce their vocational offer. Catherine Mastaglio argues that vocational education can work hand-in-hand with academia.


League tables: Introducing Progress 8

Schools are bracing themselves for a new benchmark performance measure – Progress 8. Catherine Mastaglio looks at the changes, which are coming in for exams sat in 2016.


Research Insights 2013/14: Six Evidence-based Best Practice Articles

A partnership between SecEd and the NFER has seen the publication of an ongoing series of research-based articles offering practical and useful advice and information to help schools improve outcomes in key areas. This PDF offers free access to all six articles published between April 2013 and ...


Research Insights 2012/13: Six Evidence-based Best Practice Articles

A partnership between SecEd and the NFER has seen the publication of an ongoing series of research-based articles offering practical and useful advice and information to help schools improve outcomes in key areas. This PDF offers free access to all six articles published betwen April 2012 and March ...

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