The Doncaster Research School Conference

Book your place now for the first ever 'Doncaster Research School Conference' […]

Posted on 18 June 2018
Posted in: Events, Training/CPD

Improving communication, language and literacy in the early years

Eileen Allpress, Director of Ipswich Research School, introduces the EEF's Preparing for Literacy guidance report and explains how this evidence is brought to life at Highfield Nursery School and Children’s Centre. […]

Posted on 15 June 2018
Posted in: Blog

New guidance on preparing for literacy

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published its latest guidance report, Preparing for Literacy, which reviews the best available research to offer early years professionals practical “do’s and don’ts” to make sure all children start school with the foundations they need to read and write well. […]

Posted on 15 June 2018
Posted in: Evidence

Doncaster meets Downing Street: A very political adventure in the big city

Take three young(ish) professionals, suited and booted, tearing through London’s King Cross Station with map in hand and that giddy look of nervous excitement plastered all over their faces and what have you got? […]

Posted on 14 June 2018
Posted in: Blog

Has a solution to retention been found?

Nikki Jones, Director of Shireland Research School, discusses the problem of retaining early career teachers in light of the EEF evaluation of RETAIN: a one-year professional development programme for early career teachers teaching in Key Stage 1. […]

Posted on 8 June 2018
Posted in: Blog

Providing young people with mathematical knowledge, not just procedures

Vicci Williamson shares her thoughts on enabling pupils to develop a rich network of mathematical knowledge. […]

Posted on 23 May 2018
Posted in: Blog