Recommended key reading

Coe, R., Aloisi, C., Higgins, S. and Elliot Major, L. (2014) What makes great teaching? Durham: University of Durham.

Cullingford, C. (2006) ‘Children’s own vision of schooling’, Education 3–13, 34 (3): 211–21.

Hattie, J. (2008) Visible learning: A synthesis of over 800 meta-analyses relating to achievement. London: Routledge.

Shoffner, M. (2008) ‘The place of the personal: exploring the affective domain through reflection in teacher preparation’, Teaching and Teacher Education, 25 (6): 783–89.

Useful websites

Information on how to help parents and carers support learners in their homework and other out-of-class learning may be found at

Education Endowment Fund available at

A website of Professor John Hattie.