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The 'Impact' of my research

Tom Welch, former head of research at SSAT, shares his professional journey and vision for a framework for action research that embraces the broadest definition of educational research.I had meant to stay in university life until retirement. Happily immersed in research and dissemination, I hadn't considered the 'impact' of my research beyond peer-...
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Key sources in education research

At EdCentral you can access hundreds of pieces of research to help inform your teaching practice or policy decisions - whether it's in the form of a book, monograph, literature review or research paper. Our user friendly platform is easily searchable, provides time saving summaries and is updated constantly. You can also see how other practitioners...
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Maths: finding the fix to our problems

 We are not good at Maths in this country. In the latest PISA results (2012), England ranked 24th in the maths tables. This equates to a three year achievement lag between the performance of our 15 year olds and those at the top of the performance table - in Shanghai. But if you look at the performance of our 16-19 year olds, the picture is ev...
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Steffen Carter
Nice post. This content helps us to find mathematical problems & fix them. Thank you for sharing.
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 07:18
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Bringing the discoveries of neuroscience to the classroom

Progress in neuroscience is rapidly influencing the way we think about teaching and learning. Cognitive scientists and behavioural psychologists now claim to have a better understanding – based on new empirical evidence – of how our minds and memories work, how and why we make decisions and how we learn.Cognitive science is an interdisciplinary fie...
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Achieving a research-focused education profession

Many teachers struggle with the idea of connecting their own practice to the latest educational research.How many consciously set aside time to discover and digest research, browse the latest education publications and research oriented blogs or discuss research with their peers?This answer is probably - not many. Even given the many time pressures...
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