Category: IEE Blog


Posted on 8 January 2020

Each year we publish a seasonal round-up of our favourite studies of the year. There’s nothing systematic about the selection, just a mix of the interesting and the different

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Celebrating 200 issues of Best Evidence in Brief

Posted on 14 November 2019

This week we have sent out the 200th issue of Best Evidence in Brief. Produced by the IEE in collaboration with the Center for Research and Reform in Education at Johns Hopkins University, Best Evidence in Brief has been sent out every two weeks since the very first issue in November 2011.

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Can schools be expected to solve the obesity crisis?

Posted on 1 November 2019

Schools are often seen as the first line of defence against many of society’s problems, but how easy is it to actually make a difference? IEE’s Jonathan Haslam looks at the evidence.

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E4I focus on ScratchMaths

Posted on 2 May 2019

Following an Education Endowment Foundation evaluation last last year of ScratchMaths, we have added the intervention to Evidence4Impact, and have rated it as having ‘no impact’ for primary maths.

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E4I focus on Lexia Core 5 Reading

Posted on 24 April 2019

Lexia Core 5 Reading was recently added to the Evidence4Impact database, and has been rated as ‘moderate’ for primary reading.

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E4I Focus on Embedding Formative Assessment

Posted on 17 April 2019

We have added the intervention Embedding Formative Assessment to Evidence4Impact, after it was evaluated in a study funded by the Education Endowment Foundation. Embedding Formative Assessment has been rated on E4I as moderate for secondary maths.

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It’s complicated

Posted on 8 March 2019

Jonathan Haslam looks at what we can learn from the latest four reports to be published from the IEE Innovation Evaluation project.

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12 studies of Christmas

Posted on 8 January 2019

Each year, we publish the #12studiesofxmas. They’re not necessarily the most important research studies we’ve reported over the past year, but they’re the ones that have caught our attention.

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Evidence 4 Impact: Let us know what you think

Posted on 5 December 2018

As E4I continues to evolve we would love to know what you think of the site and find out more about the way in which visitors are using E4I.

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Five thoughts on harnessing educational research

Posted on 1 November 2018

IEE Director,Jonathan Haslam, reflects on the findings of the Royal Society and the British Academy report Harnessing Educational Research.

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