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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.

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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 2: Managing Behaviour and Building Habits

    Ep 2: Managing Behaviour and Building Habits

    In this episode, host Alex Quigley investigates the evidence on supporting pupils to form effective learning behaviours - both in-school and at home - with our panel of experts:


    Kirsten Mould, EEF learning Behaviours specialist and current secondary school SENCo, explains how positive behaviours and routines underpin successful learning, in and out of the classroom (Start – 12:05). To find out more about learning behaviours, read Kirsten's EEF blog.

    Harry Fletcher-Wood, author, researcher and associate dean at Ambition Institute, highlights the importance of embedding habits in sustaining pupils’ engagement with their learning; (12:05 – 28:03). To find out more about habits of success, read Harry's blog.

    Jenny Thompson, principal of Dixons Trinity Academy in Bradford and behaviour advisor to the Department of Education, discusses the way in which shared language and culture set standards for behaviour within her school’s community. (28:03 – End). Hear more about the culture in the Dixons Trust here.


    There is also a range of support resources for schools given the challenges of Covid-19 here.

    • 47 min
    Ep 1: Making the Difference for Disadvantaged Pupils

    Ep 1: Making the Difference for Disadvantaged Pupils

    This episode focuses on how schools can ‘Make the Difference for Disadvantaged Pupils’. We explore the big picture of the challenges faced by disadvantaged pupils.  


    Host, EEF National Content Manager, Alex Quigley, talks first to Natalie Perrera, Executive Director and Head of Research at the Education Policy Institute. He then speaks to Professor Becky Francis, the CEO of the EEF, before hearing from Sonia Thompson, the headteacher of St Matthew’s C of E Primary School, in Birmingham.

    • 44 min

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