EEF Teaching and Learning Toolkit Briefing, in association with VNET

This free briefing session will give teachers and leaders an introduction into how the Education Endowment Fund Teaching and Learning Toolkit can be used to inform decision and practice within their school, and find out why it’s so important to use research evidence to improve teaching and learning. […]

Posted on 9 March 2018
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Norwich Research School partners with VNET

We are delighted to announce that Norwich Research School has entered into partnership with Viscount Nelson Education Network CIC (VNET). […]

Posted on 9 March 2018
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What learning French has taught me about teaching

Almost 13 years later, and in the euphoria that the Christmas Holidays and sense of fresh start that New Year brings, I decided to retackle some French. My partner is very good at French, and so when we’ve visited the country I have been heavily reliant upon his ability to speak it almost fluently, with my occasional delight at recognising ‘Sortie’ on a sign and proudly proclaiming ‘that means exit.’ Having realised that our holidays will involve a lot of seeing France in 2018, being the proud woman I am, I decided that I didn’t want to just rely upon my other half’s knowledge of French whilst there, and that I wanted to be able to do some of it myself. Having a C grade, how hard can it be? I naïvely thought. […]

Posted on 4 March 2018
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Will they remember this next year? 5 key points for long-term learning

We encounter a huge amount of information all the time via our senses. If we paid attention to it all, we would very soon be overloaded and unable to deal withany of it. For this reason, much of what we encounter is very quickly forgotten, unless we pay attention to it, and make a point of remembering it. […]

Posted on 28 February 2018
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Memory- a user’s guide (NorReL March 7th)

Our next Network Research Leads meeting will feature Efrat Furst speaking about memory and practical approaches from neuroscience. The meeting is free, all are welcome, and you can sign up here. […]

Posted on 28 February 2018
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FREE evidence-based revision resource (a highly technical piece of blue card…)

...even if you space, interleave, retrieve and elaborate throughout a curriculum sequence, you still need to consolidate learning as exams draw nearer, and make sure that knowledge is accessible and applicable. And if you haven't done all this spacing and retrieving and interleaving throughout the course (because, let's face it, most of us haven't!... either because we felt we didn't have time or because we didn't know how to... or because we just didn't know about this stuff) then effective revision is even more important. […]

Posted on 10 February 2018
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