Innovation

Executive Function – Cognitive Science Research and Innovation Work Group 2023/24

Some people describe executive function (EF) as “the management system of the brain.” That’s because the skills involved let us set goals, plan, and get things done. EF includes three categories: inhibitory control, working memory and attention shifting/cognitive flexibility.   Apply Now This Work Group will start in the Autumn Term 2023/24 EF predicts maths …

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Information Only: Primary Oracy – (Including introductory video)

This article is for information only.  This innovative Work Group is no longer taking applications. This Work Group is designed to support the children to learn ‘through talk and to talk’ (Voice 21 benchmark). It is designed to deepen students’ understanding of maths by using strategies for oracy to develop students’ reasoning skills.   (View Introduction …

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Oracy – Research and Innovation Work Group

This Work Group is full and we are no longer taking applications . Oracy is often described as the complementary skills of learning to talk and learning through talk. The aim of this Work Group is to establish and develop a community of practice able to identify effective strategies to promote learning through talk. A …

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