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Establishing a Healthy Data Culture

By Sarah Turner, Education Manager, Cambridge Assessment

Anyone that has worked in a school will...

4 Signs of an effective Early Years Classroom

"Effective early years is the game changer."

– Lydia Cuddy Gibbs, Head of Early Years, Ark

ABC’s of CEM

We are starting the year off by going back to basics and looking at what our assessments are all...

Meta-analyses and the making of an evidence-informed profession

Before entering into a broader discussion about the use of meta-analysis in school decision-making,...

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...

The Big Evidence Debate

Meta-analysis involves the aggregation of data from existing studies that share key features, in...

Why does vocabulary matter?

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

What do we mean by Research Informed Practice in Education?

In 2017, the International School of Geneva’s Institute of Learning and Teaching, in partnership...