Research-informed practice has always been used in schools to improve practice but its implementation has varied widely in its consistency from school to school. More recently, there has been a push for research and evidence-based practice to be used much more frequently, consistently and widely in schools. In fact, some schools or academies trusts now run their own research centres. Many school and academies have developed closer links with universities and research school networks to support evidence-based practice. With the recent demise of the research school networks in England, MESHGuides have recognised a need to support schools and academies in their use of research to
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Educational Futures Charity/MESHGuides – COVID-19 pandemic – emergency response work from March-Nov 2020 International Partnerships:
1) EFC/MESHGUIDES Steering Committee has been leading a new international MESHGuide on Covid19 and managing education in a pandemic, for teachers globally (inc. info to combat fake news on coronavirus).
2) EFC/MESHGUIDES CEO and co-chairs ran regular weekly meetings with the MESHGUIDES International Council, across the UN regions, focusing on how different countries are managing their education sectors during COVID-19 pandemic (April-June).
Education: Gary Brace Obituary Educator, internationalist, recently retired Vice-Chair of the UK National Commission for UNESCO and advocate for the right of every child to have the best education possible. Gary Brace who has died suddenly aged 65 was a passionate and widely respected educator with national and international influence. In his most recent role as Vice-Chair and Non Executive Director for Education of the UK National Commission for UNESCO (UKNC) he engaged UK educators in actions to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals which, for education, are focused on every child in every country receiving the best education possible. Professor Sarah Younie from
This is a selection of resources reviewed by the VSO Task Group on Psycho Social Skills and Emotional Learning Focus on Stress and Trauma Helping Children Cope with Stress My Hero is You A simple and direct poster with useful non technical advice for practitioners, teachers and parents. May be outdated in places as lock-down is not universal.. A story book that deals with children’s fears about this virus and what they can do to feel safe and have a connection with their world while they feel isolated. It also deals with people dying from the virus and why quarantine and lock-downs have been put