The Institute for Effective Education will be closing from 4 December 2020. All staff are being made redundant, and current activities will either be taken on by other organisations or discontinued.
In this blog post, Jonathan Haslam looks at whether threshold concepts is a useful theory in the context of evidence use in schools
In this post Jonathan Haslam discusses the role of consent, specifically informed consent, in schools.
Jonathan Haslam discusses the usefulness of “active ingredients” in implementing evidence-based approaches in education
Dr Alicia Shaw discusses data analysis, and specifically the dangers of carrying out unplanned analyses on results from scientific research.
Jonathan Haslam looks at whether expectations about what evidence-based education can achieve are always realistic when it comes to closing the achievement gap
Many teachers are really interested in the field of cognitive science in education at the moment, but how applicable is this research to pupils in primary and secondary classrooms in the UK? To try to answer this question, Dr Alicia Shaw looks at Weinstein’s Teaching the Science of Learning.
Applications are now open for the second round of Learning by Questions (LbQ) innovation evaluation projects with grants of up to £5,000 available.
A further five reports from projects funded by the IEE Innovation Evaluation Grants have been published on our website.