Research Bites for Schools

Our Research Bites are designed to support schools by providing easily digestible summaries of insights and evidence-based recommendations from NFER's independent research. Published every term, these free resources suggest considerations and tips for senior leaders and teachers as you develop planning, policy and practice.

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Implementing Effective Tutoring Topic

Classroom practice: Implementing effective tutoring

Insights and practical, evidence-based recommendations to support tutoring planning and implementation in your school.

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Pupils using tablets in classroom

Classroom Practice: Taking a pupil-centred approach to using multimedia

A summary of evidence-based tips for you to consider as you choose and implement multimedia resources in maths and science.

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Impact Of Ks1 Closures

Covid-19 recovery: The impact of KS1 school closures

Insights from a unique study looking at the long-term impact on the attainment and social skills of children who were in Reception and Year One at the start of the pandemic.

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Research In Schools (1)

Covid-19 recovery: Three years on, what does research tell us?

These videos summarise insights from research looking at the impact of Covid-19 disruption on both the attainment and wellbeing of pupils.

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Research Bites Tlm 2023

Workforce: Teacher Labour Market in England Annual Report 2023

This summary sets out evidence-informed areas of focus and practical actions school leaders may wish to consider as you plan recruitment and retention activity.

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