5 of the best research resources for schools


Evidence-based approaches are considered the gold standard in education but they’re not always easy to incorporate into the classroom. Here, Jonathan Haslam reveals a selection of little-known research resources that will help you to drive improvement in your school

Five of the best resources for schools

There are many moral duties that fall upon teachers. To be patient and kind, even when they’re at their wits’ end. To be fair and just in dealing with all manner of student behaviour. To pass on the values that will help shape the next generation into responsible, right-thinking adults. And according to Daniel Muijs, deputy director of research and evaluation at Ofsted, being properly informed about education research is also a moral duty. If we aren’t, he says, “we are letting down our children and we are letting down the society in which we work”.

But using research evidence effectively is ...

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