Professor Christine Merrell

Pupils taught well in Reception Class do better in their GCSEs

By Professor Christine Merrell

New research from academics at CEM and Durham University shows that attendance at an effective Reception class at age 4 is linked to better GCSE results at age 16.

6 Tactics to help a child work on set tasks

Children who are inattentive, hyperactive or impulsive are likely to benefit from an...

Inattentive behaviour in the classroom

By Professor Christine Merrell

How much difference does going to school make?

By Professor Christine Merrell, CEM Director of Research Development.

The contribution of...

Helping teachers give every child the support they need

By Dr Christine Merrell

It can be hard for even the best teachers to notice differences in the...

The future of primary assessment: Learning first or accountability?

I was asked to speak about the future of primary assessment in relation to learning and...