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Global Education Episode 10: Research Schools in the UK
Global Education Episode 10: Research Schools in the UK

In this episode of our Global Education podcast series, we speak to Education Endowment Foundation Senior Research Dr Jonathan Sharples about the UK’s Research Schools Network.

Teaching methods: Phonics FAQs
Teaching methods: Phonics FAQs

A recent large-scale study explored the benefits of a synthetic phonics program. Here, Dr Jennifer Buckingham addresses seven frequently asked questions about the teaching method.

Teaching reading with synthetic phonics
Teaching reading with synthetic phonics

Teaching reading through a synthetic phonics programme has long-term benefits for children from poorer backgrounds, a large-scale study has found.

Catching up struggling readers
Catching up struggling readers

 A pilot study has helped struggling youngsters in Australia, with participating students achieving an average reading age gain of 15 months in six months.

Teaching and using decodable text
Teaching and using decodable text

Maureen Pollard – literacy consultant, educator and author of the Little Learners Love Literacy series – sits down with Teacher for a Q&A on decodable text.

Making student growth visible
Making student growth visible

Setting high expectations, putting faces on the data and making student growth visible to the whole community has helped accelerate literacy learning at this school.

Moving on with literacy
Moving on with literacy

Researchers have developed a program that combines movement with literacy to improve reading and writing skills in early childhood.

Digital schools: An evolving ecosystem
Digital schools: An evolving ecosystem

Mal Lee zeroes in on the consequences of a segmented school, and explains why school leaders must focus on creating an integrated school ecology based on the digital.

Ahead of the curve
Ahead of the curve

‘From a moral sense, we asked “what can we do better?”’ How a focus on the fundamentals of primary education rapidly transformed results at a Western Australian school.

Playing with phonetics
Playing with phonetics

Two Western Australian teachers have developed a play-based program that provides experiences for students to explore and investigate phonetic sounds.

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