A guide to effective tutoring approaches in schools has been published pulling together the latest evidence on what works.

One-to-one and small group tutoring is playing a key part in many schools’ on-going Covid recovery efforts.

The guide has been produced by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF), whose Teaching and Learning Toolkit shows that if tuition is high-quality and aligned to classroom teaching, pupils can make up to five months additional progress.

It can be particularly effective for socio-economically disadvantaged pupils too.

The new EEF guide offers practical advice to support schools to ensure tutoring has a positive impact. The guide also includes insights from school leaders about how tutoring has been put in place in their settings.

The guide focuses on three central principles:

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