Latest Blog Entries

Jonathan Haslam's picture
Jonathan Haslam
Friday, 31 March 2017 - 7:52am

Evidence for the Frontline (E4F) is a service that allows teachers to submit questions that are matched with evidence resources, given advice by a university researcher, or put in touch with another school with relevant experience to help them to answer that question. The Evidence for the Frontline service ran as a pilot project with 32 schools in England from September 2015 to July 2016.

Alex Quigley's picture
Alex Quigley
Thursday, 26 June 2014 - 4:37pm

Today I have the opportunity to discuss with policy makers about the role of research evidence in education, in a CEBE (Coalition for a Evidence-based Education) event at the Department of Education. The question being explored is: “Should Government have a role in choreographing an evidence system in education?”

There is undoubtedly a unique impetus from all political parties, and many school leaders, to see research evidence...

Chris Brown's picture
Chris Brown
Friday, 18 October 2013 - 4:00pm

In recent times we have seen a raft of initiatives, both in the UK and further afield, that have attempted to bridge the gap between evidence and policy. That evidence-informed policy making is not a routine way of life in any education system, however, would suggest that these attempts are not working, or not working as well as they might.

Jonathan Sharples's picture
Jonathan Sharples
Tuesday, 6 August 2013 - 2:25pm

Imagine this scenario...

Anonymous's picture
Tuesday, 25 September 2012 - 3:32pm

Save the Children believes children’s background should not limit the opportunities they have in life. However, as things stand children from poorer homes do worse educationally than their classmates. Last year 34% of pupils on free schools achieved 5 good GCSEs, compared to 62% of better-off pupils.


Emma Dunmore's picture
Emma Dunmore
Monday, 20 June 2011 - 4:57pm

Ask yourself the following questions. What guides my day to day practice in the classroom? What influences the development of my schemes of work? What affects the decisions my school takes about how to improve the learning of young people?

Helen Flynn's picture
Helen Flynn
Monday, 20 June 2011 - 4:31pm

I am writing this blog for CEBE from a “would-be” policy-maker’s perspective, being a member of the Executive of the Liberal Democrat Education Association. We have been engaged for well over a year in collecting evidence from a diverse group of individuals and organisations to devise a policy concerned with effective school governance that can be ratified by conference in September 2011.

Andrew Morris's picture
Andrew Morris
Wednesday, 2 March 2011 - 11:12am

This blog hopefully demonstrates neatly what CEBE is all about - sharing ideas and combining efforts so advances can be made collectively. CEBE is simply a network helping people in diverse settings think together and work together.