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researchED website

researchED is a grass-roots movement that promotes evidence-based education. The researchED website has been designed and created with the support of Education Development Trust as part of a wider collaboration between the two organisations.  

Lessons from London schools

Lessons from London schools: investigating the success

Research demonstrating that London schools have improved dramatically since 2000, at a faster rate than anywhere else in the country.  

Partnership working in small rural primary schools

Partnership working in small rural primary schools

CfBT Education Trust (now Education Development Trust) commissioned Robert Hill and the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) to investigate partnership working in small rural primary schools.  

Language Trends 2013/14

Language Trends 2013/14

The Language Trends survey 2013/14 is the 12th in a series of annual research exercises, charting the health of language teaching and learning in schools in England, this year conducted in partnership with the British Council.  

Educational blogs and their effect on pupils' writing

Educational blogs and their effects on pupils' writing

This research report explores the effect that writing on online blogs can have for primary school pupils. The research project was led by the London Connected Learning Centre.  

Action research for school improvement

Action research for school improvement

This report is based on seven action research projects undertaken by teachers in CfBT (now Education Development Trust) academies in the school year 2012/13. The action research focused on key aspects of school improvement.  

Employer engagement in education

Employer engagement in education

This important report was undertaken for CfBT (now Education Development Trust) by the Education and Employers Taskforce. It reviews existing and new evidence about how employer engagement can improve on the learning and progression of young people.  

An awareness of neuroscience in education

An awareness of neuroscience in education

This project sought to establish whether teaching pupils about the brain could impact upon their beliefs about their own intelligence and ultimately positively impact on their academic performance.  

Action research at St Mark's Academy 2013

Action research at St Mark's Academy 2013

The third volume of findings from action research at St Mark's Academy, this research report focuses on research into improving the quality of teaching and learning, based upon a series of teacher-led projects.  

From exclusion to inclusion

From exclusion to inclusion

With a specific focus on children with special educational needs (SEN), this review addresses the forms of classroom practice that can help all children to participate, focusing on elements of inclusive education and the implications for schools and ...