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EEF blog-Voices from the classroom: modelling effective mathematical discussion

2 May 2024

Grace Coker, EEF maths specialist, introduces a new Voices from the Classroom video. In this new instalment, Helen Jones – Assistant Maths Hub Lead for Yorkshire Ridings Maths Hub – explains…

Podcast: Absenteeism in schools

1 May 2024

Learn more about why children miss school and the potential safeguarding implications. Education is a vital part of ensuring children get the best possible start in life, and there can…

Improving mental health and wellbeing with and through educational settings.

30 April 2024

‍The report, “Improving mental health and wellbeing with and through educational settings”, sets out the crucial role schools can play in supporting children’s mental health and promoting and supporting wellbeing. With…

Strengthening safeguarding in EYFS

29 April 2024

The DfE has opened a consultation on proposals to strengthen the EYFS safeguarding requirements and make them more comprehensive for early years providers.  This is to ensure that all children are kept…

Routines in Early Years – How they can improve behaviour

28 April 2024

We all live our lives via a series of routines. We get up at a specific time each day, put the bins out on a set day each week and…

EEF Guidance report: A School’s Guide to Implementation

27 April 2024

The latest edition of A School’s Guide to Implementation, produced in collaboration with expert teachers and leading academics and based on a new review of the evidence, outlines how school and setting leaders…

Mental health and wellbeing calendar: summer term 2024

26 April 2024

Anna Freud, Mentally Healthy Schools have produced a calendar of curriculum themes and occasions linked to mental health for the 2024 summer term, with activity ideas and suggestions for each…

EEF blog – Supporting professional development: Deepening understanding of memory

25 April 2024

Rachael Cattrall, cognitive science specialist, introduces the first of two new EEF animations to develop staff understanding of foundational concepts that underpin effective cognitive science practices. There are some bits…

Prevent Duty online quiz

24 April 2024

Designed with KCSIE, Ofsted and the Prevent duty guidance in mind The London Grid for Learning have created a short online quiz to assess staff understanding of the updated guidance.…

Pupil premium funding topping up budgets

23 April 2024

The Sutton Trust's 'School Funding and Pupil Premium Report 2024' reveals a worsening picture of school funding with growing staff cuts along with reductions in spending for a range of…

UK Trauma Council Insight Series: Unpacking complex trauma

22 April 2024

The UK Trauma Council’s new live webinar series provides expert insights into important trauma-related areas affecting children and young people.  The first webinar in the series is free: Thursday 16…

How to help autistic pupils take control of their own mental health 

21 April 2024

Many autistic young people experience mental health issues. Every autistic pupil is different so it’s really important to get to know the individual and understand techniques to support their wellbeing…