Professorial Lectures Series

Only Connect!

Improving Teaching and Learning in Schools

March 2008
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  • Publisher
    UCL IOE Press
  • Published
    13th March 2008
  • ISBN 9780854737901
  • Language English
  • Pages 30 pp.
  • Size 5.875" x 8.33"

Diverse perspectives on teaching and learning in schools enrich the field; however, there inevitably comes a point when ordinary people legitimately ask about “the state of the art”. Twenty-two high quality schools-based projects within the ESRC Teaching and Learning Research Programme provide a strong evidence base for such an overview. This lecture presents an initial synthesis of some key findings structured around principles for effective teaching and learning.

Preliminaries; Beginnings; The Learning How to Learn Project; The Bigger Picture and Future Connections.

Mary James

Mary James is Associate Director of the ESRC Teaching and Learning Research Programme at the School of Early Childhood and Primary Education at the Institute of Education, University of London.