Best Evidence Encyclopaedia

What works best in education?

The Best Evidence Encyclopaedia UK (BEE UK) presents reliable, unbiased reviews of research-proven educational programmes for primary and secondary education.

Our programme reviews support evidence-based education by rating all programmes available in English, with an emphasis on those offered in the UK today.

The Best Evidence Encyclopaedia UK is designed to help:

  • Teachers make choices about teaching programmes based on robust evidence
  • Head teachers choose proven programmes to meet national standards
  • Policy makers use evidence to make informed choices
  • Researchers find rigorous evaluations for educational programmes
  • Children learn in ways that have been proven to work

Featured news

  1. IEE closing from December

    Posted on 2 December 2020

    The Institute for Effective Education will be closing from 4 December 2020. All staff are being made …

Latest news

  1. IEE closing from December

    Posted on 2 December 2020

    The Institute for Effective Education will be closing from 4 December 2020. All staff are being made …

  2. Applications now open for new round of LbQ innovation evaluation project grants

    Posted on 4 March 2020

    Applications are now open for the second round of Learning by Questions (LbQ) innovation evaluation …