Megan Dixon

Systematic reviews and meta-analyses – what’s all the fuss?

Should we be using systematic reviews and meta-analyses as teachers and school leaders to support the decisions we make, or is that a luxury? How do they actually help?

To be able to answer that question, it is helpful to understand what systematic reviews and meta-analyses actually are.

Researchers have always summarised the findings of many studies, trying to understand not just the individual findings but trends – let’s call them the “golden threads of ideas”- that run through.

Translating Evidence into Practice

In education, translating evidence into practice is a process which involves everyone, from...

Why does vocabulary matter?

A good vocabulary is an important building block for helping young children to communicate...