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Standardised Tests 101 – how and why tests are standardised

Standardising a test score is fairly straightforward and I walked readers through the process here

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...

Where is the value in meta-analysis?

Before I trained as a teacher, I worked as a researcher, investigating the effect of phytoplankton...

Comparing apples with oranges

How do you compare apples with oranges? Or even apples with oranges with cherries with bananas with...

What should we do about meta-analysis and effect size?

By Rob Coe

In part 1 of this series of blog posts, I set out some of the recent criticisms that...