Raising Standards and Attainment Through Evidence Informed Teaching

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Thursday May 9, 2019 - Thursday May 9, 2019

08:45 - 16:20

Hallam Conference Centre

44 Hallam Street, London, W1W 6JJ

Julie Nelson, NFER’s Senior Research Manager will be joining this forum which presents attendees with an opportunity to examine how evidence informed teaching is an essential method for improving teaching standards, raising overall attainment and closing the attainment gap. Participants will discuss the importance of encouraging effective partnerships between higher education institutions and schools to drive evidence informed teaching throughout the education sector. Attendees will also hear case studies discussing how research can improve teaching practices and deliver improved attainment for pupils.

Jonathan Haslam, Director of Institute of Effective Education will Chair the event and Professor Daniel Muijs, Head of Research at Ofsted is the first speaker of the day and will be exploring current updates to evidence informed teaching.

After lunch and networking, Cat Scutt, Director of Education and Research, Chartered College of Teaching will deliver her keynote on translating research into practical strategies to improve teacher pedagogy; followed by Julie Nelson at 1.50pm on closing the attainment gap through evidence informed teaching. Julie's presentation will feature:

  • Background – persistence of the attainment gap
  • What potential does evidence-informed teaching hold in closing the gap?
  • How close are we to achieving this vision?
  • What factors help and hinder progress?

Presentation - Raising standards and attainment through evidence-informed teaching

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