9781118454107

Education and Learning An Evidence-based Approach

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  • ISBN13:

    9781118454107

  • ISBN10:

    1118454103

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2014-05-27
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Summary

Education and Learning offers an accessible introduction to the most recent evidence-based research results into teaching, learning, and our education system.

 

  • Presents a wide range references for both seminal and contemporary research into learning and teaching
  • Examines the evidence around topical issues such as the impact of Academies and Free Schools on student attainment and the strong international performance of other countries
  • Looks at evidence-based differences in the attainment of students from different socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds, and explores the strong international performance of Finnish and East Asian students
  • Provides accessible explanations of key studies that are supplemented with real-life case examples

Author Biography

Jane Mellanby is Emeritus Fellow in Experimental Psychology at St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford.  Mellanby is the creator of VESPARCH, a verbal and spatial reasoning test designed to identify children who are under-achieving relative to their potential.

 

Katy Theobald is a public service delivery consultant at 2020 Delivery. She has experience teaching mathematics in both the UK and India, and her research includes exploration of the impact of career guidance counsellors on secondary school students’ educational progression.

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