As Baroness Estelle Morris writes in this piece in The Guardian, “If teachers are to make wise decisions, they will need access to the very best evidence on what has already been proven to work, and they will need to be confident about the accuracy of that information.” At Evidence Based Education, we are of the very same mind.
Too often, and for too long, decisions throughout the education system have been taken “on a hunch”, or have been swayed by a slick marketing pitch with flimsy research.
We believe teachers, school leaders and policy-makers should have the tools to cut through those snake-oil sales pitches. You should be able to access and interpret the evidence to make best-bet decisions for your pupils, giving them the best chance of success.
And, equally importantly, when you implement a change, or an intervention, how do you know whether it has had a positive impact? Should you continue with it?
Our Research and Evaluation Training comes in different forms, and because every school setting is different, none of them are quite the same! You can scroll down for more information, but first, read what Alex Quigley has to say about our work, after we designed and implemented the EEF-funded RISE Project with him at Huntington School, York:
Evidence Based Education was an indispensable part of our project team, be it supporting school leaders to undertake ‘best bet’ interventions, or helping teachers improve their pedagogy and impact by accessing the best of educational research. With a breadth of expertise in educational research, ‘best bet’ interventions, assessment and evaluation, EBE is an ideal candidate to support school improvement, and one which I would unreservedly recommend to you.