NFER Research Insights Articles: 2016

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Headteacher Update's Research Insights articles, published in conjunction with the NFER, offer in-depth, evidence based advice, guidance and best practice covering a wide range of areas relevant to primary school leadership and education. Download the articles from 2016 for free here.

The NFER and Headteacher Update Research Insights articles offer a wealth of evidence-based, best practice and advice covering a range of whole-school and classroom issues.

This free pdf download contains all the articles published during 2016. Topics featured in this free PDF include:

  • Teacher retention, drawing on new research showing why teachers choose to quit teaching and the "protective factors" that help to keep them engaged, moativated and at the chalkface.
  • Academy conversion – an issue now facing many primary schools. This piece draws on research into whether academy status in itself can raise standards and outcomes in a school and looks at what the findings mean for primary school leaders.
  • The key building blocks to successful Pupil Premium strategies, including the common factors found in successful Pupil Premium schools.
  • The factors that make primary school assessments and tests effective.
  • Tips and advice to help make school-to-school collaboration successful.
  • The issues affecting summer-born pupils and what schools might be able to do to tackle them.

All our Research Insights seek to offer crucial, evidence-based advice to primary school leaders across a range of issues vital to successful primary education and teaching.

Research Insights articles are published in every edition of Headteacher Update and PDFs of articles from 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012 are also available from the Supplements section of this website.


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