Category: Blog

Great Expectations: Leading an Effective SEND Strategy in School

18:30–20:00 on 9 October 2018

David Bartram OBE will be speaking at our Research School on 9 October about his work. His new book published last month, ‘Great Expectations: Leading an Effective SEND Strategy in School’ is a selection of essays from leading educationalists (including Head of Rosendale Research School, Marc Rowland) and school leaders, highlighting the significant role that school […]

Posted on: 2 May 2018
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Improving outcomes for disadvantaged learners

28 April 2018

Rosendale Research School is pleased to announce the launch of a new report, Improving outcomes for disadvantaged learners, delivered in partnership with Hampshire School Improvement Services. This report considers the ac!ve ingredients for a successful strategy for tackling educational disadvantage. This is drawn from Hampshire school visits, case studies and the external expert input given […]

Posted on: 28 April 2018
Posted in: Blog, News


28 April 2018

This week saw the launch of a new guidance report from the Education Endowment Foundation, Metacognition and Self-regulated Learning.  The report offers seven practical, evidence-based recommendations to support teachers to develop metacognitive skills in their pupils. The guidance is relevant to early years practitioners, teachers and senior leaders in primary and secondary schools, as well […]

Posted on: 28 April 2018
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Making sense of metacognition

27 April 2018

Alex Quigley, Director of Huntington Research School, explores how schools can use the latest guidance report from the EEF to understand not just metacognition and self-regulation, but how pupils best learn. […]

Author: Alex Quigley, Director of Huntington Research School
Posted on: 27 April 2018
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Is context king in school improvement?

24 April 2018

The EEF’s Families of Schools database provides a wealth of information to help schools learn from each other. In this blog post, James Richardson discusses how it can help schools understand and overcome their common challenges. […]

Author: James Richardson
Posted on: 24 April 2018
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Leading without Limits

20 March 2018

Leading without Limits is a development programme created by UCL Institute of Education in partnership with Rosendale Research School.  The programme will explore key strategic areas of school organisation and pedagogy where practice is often at variance to what the research evidence tells us can improve outcomes. This course, for school leaders, addresses head-on some of the […]

Posted on: 20 March 2018
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Making the Pupil Premium work for all

16 March 2018

According to the Fabian Society, the number of children in poverty will increase from 2.5 million today to 4.4 million by Christmas 2030. […]

Posted on: 16 March 2018
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Lesson study? Understanding what you measure

9 March 2018

In this guest post, Sarah Seleznyov, Bespoke Programme Leader, London Centre for Leadership in Learning at UCL Institute of Education, discusses the EEF’s Lesson Study evaluation report […]

Author: Sarah Seleznyov
Posted on: 9 March 2018
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Developing Reading for Pleasure in School

6 March 2018

If you want to enrich your school’s practice, make stronger links with parents around reading and ensure all staff are well positioned to nurture life-long readers, then make use of the research-informed site, created by the Open University based upon the OU/UKLA research project, Teachers as Readers: Building Communities of Readers (TaRs). […]

Posted on: 6 March 2018
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What we were reading over half term

20 February 2018

For those who may have had a week off from reading education news over half term, do check this out from Professor Rob Coe, Director of the Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM) at the University of Durham.   He covers the unreliability of lesson observation and suggests alternative ways to assess teacher effectiveness. […]

Posted on: 20 February 2018
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