21 episodes

Evidence into Action is a podcast from the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF).

This podcast welcomes experts in the field of education – fantastic researchers with important things to say, alongside a wealth of brilliant teachers and school leaders.

Our mission is straightforward: to tackle the most important educational topics and offer you plenty of evidence-based ideas to reflect on and, hopefully, be able to put into action.

Evidence into Action Education Endowment Foundation (EEF)

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 20 Ratings

Evidence into Action is a podcast from the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF).

This podcast welcomes experts in the field of education – fantastic researchers with important things to say, alongside a wealth of brilliant teachers and school leaders.

Our mission is straightforward: to tackle the most important educational topics and offer you plenty of evidence-based ideas to reflect on and, hopefully, be able to put into action.

    Ep 21: Primary science

    Ep 21: Primary science

    In this instalment, host Alex Quigley is joined by co-host, Grace Cocker (EEF Content Specialist for maths) and expert guests including:
    Sarah Earle (Reader in Education, Bath Spa University)
    Ben Rogers (Director of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Paradigm Trust)
    Mikaela Moore (Director of Primary Science, Delta Academy Trust)
    They discuss high-quality science teaching that fosters progress and children’s interest in science.
    Resources to support pupils to improve primary science:
    Improving primary science guidance report, Education Endowment Foundation (EEF)
    Guidance and resources to support teaching and assessment, Teacher Assessment in Primary Science (TAPS)
    Explorify resources
    For quick and easy access to future episodes, search for 'Evidence into Action' in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts and make sure you subscribe there.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Ep 20: Defining disadvantage

    Ep 20: Defining disadvantage

    In this instalment, host Alex Quigley is joined by Kirsten Mould and expert guests including:
    Dr Rebecca Montacute, Head of Research and Policy, Sutton Trust
    Marc Rowland, Pupil Premium Adviser, Unity School’s Partnership
    Gill Fearns, Director, Lancashire Research School
    They discuss how to support for pupils from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds.
    For more on educational disadvantage and resources to support disadvantaged pupils:
    Contextual Admissions, Sutton Trust
    The COVID Social Mobility and Opportunities (COSMO) study
    Elitist Britain, Sutton Trust
    The EEF Guide to the Pupil Premium, Education Endowment Foundation (EEF)
    For quick and easy access to future episodes, search for 'Evidence into Action' in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts and make sure you subscribe there.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Ep 19: Personal Social and Emotional Development (PSED) in the early years

    Ep 19: Personal Social and Emotional Development (PSED) in the early years

    In this instalment, host Alex Quigley is joined by expert guests including:
    Claudia Coussins, Deputy Head of Early Years - Policy and Practice, Anna Freud Centre
    Ruth Coleman, Headteacher, Highfield Nursery School
    Louise Jackson, Independent Consultant, Author, Trainer and Teacher, Wye Early Years
    Nicola Cherry, Early Years Delivery Manager, North Somerset Council
    Our hosts and expert panel discuss PSED and how we can support how early years practice can be enriched through evidence-use.For quick and easy access to future episodes, search for 'Evidence into Action' in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts and make sure you subscribe there.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ep 18: SEN in mainstream and adaptive teaching

    Ep 18: SEN in mainstream and adaptive teaching

    In this instalment, host Alex Quigley is joined by co-host, Kirsten Mould (our Senior Content Specialist) and expert guests including:
    Jon Eaton, Director of Kingsbridge Research School and Research Lead at Kingsbridge Community College
    Rebecca Gonyora, Director of Inclusion (MAT) Every Child, Every Day Academy Trust and Deputy Regional SEN Lead for East of England and East London (WSS)
    Gary Aubin, our Associate content specialist for SEND and Head of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities at Future Academies
    They discuss how best to support pupils with SEND, outlining the current challenges and opportunities in schools.
    For quick and easy access to future episodes, search for 'Evidence into Action' in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts and make sure you subscribe there.
    Further reading
    EEF’s Special Educational Needs in Mainstream Schools guidance report
    EEF resource: reflecting on your practice
    EEF blog: Assess, adjust, adapt – what does adaptive teaching mean to you?
    EEF blog: Moving from ‘differentiation’ to ‘adaptive teaching’
    Whole School SEND

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Ep 17: Metacognition

    Ep 17: Metacognition

    In this instalment, host Alex Quigley is joined by co-host, Hannah Heron (EEF Content Specialist for Learning Behaviours) and expert guests including:
    Professor John Dunlosky (Professor of Psychology and Director of the Science of Learning Center at Kent State University)
    Jo Ashcroft (CEO of the CLIC Trust)
    Freya Morrissey (Head of English at Teign School)
    They discuss metacognition with particular focus on putting study strategies into practice.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Ep 16: High quality talk

    Ep 16: High quality talk

    In this instalment, host Alex Quigley is joined by co-host, Kirstin Mulholland, EEF associate for content and engagement, with particular interest in maths.Expert guests take part in discussions including:
    Professor Neil Mercer, Director of Oracy at the University of Cambridge
    Mrs Nicola Hemming, Deputy Headteacher at Clifton Primary School, Birmingham
    Simon Cox, Leader at Blackpool Research School
    They discuss high quality talk and how it can be applied and developed in classrooms.

    • 59 min

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