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African Education Research Database

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The online African Education Research Database (AERD) has been developed by the Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre at the University of Cambridge, in partnership with ESSA. The database aims to raise the visibility of African research, consolidate the evidence base for policy and practice, and inform future research priorities and partnerships. The AERD is […]

We are Multilingual (WAM)

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Do your students learn a language at school, speak another language at home, do they speak a dialect or do they know how to code or use sign language?  Then they are multilingual. Researchers at the University of Cambridge have launched a series of resources for teachers aimed at encouraging everyone to recognise the languages […]

National Association for Language Development in the Curriculum


We are delighted to have partnered with NALDIC – the EAL subject association. NALDIC provides a professional forum for the teaching and learning of English as an additional language, supporting bilingualism, raising the achievement of ethnic minority learners, and promoting the development of research, policy and practice. They organise conferences and events, facilitate professional networks […]

International Database of Education Systematic Reviews

We are very pleased to have partnered with IDESR, a database of published systematic reviews in education and a clearinghouse for protocol registration of ongoing and planned systematic reviews. IDESR is currently in the first phase of its development. It is currently focusing on cataloguing and registering systematic reviews from just one sub-field of education – […]

National Centre fo Excellence for Language Pedagogy (NCELP)

The National Centre for Excellence for Language Pedagogy (NCELP, is funded by the Department for Education (DfE) and the University of York to help put into practice the recommendations of the Teaching Schools Council’s MFL Pedagogy Review in French, German and Spanish teaching across 45 secondary schools in England. The NCELP approach to pedagogy is research- and […]

OASIS Summary Database

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We are very pleased to have partnered with the OASIS project and to introduce you to OASIS, an online database of one-page summaries of peer-reviewed studies on language learning, language teaching, and multilingualism. The OASIS Database aims to make research in language studies more accessible to practitioners, such as teachers and curriculum developers. They currently have […]

Mentally Healthy Schools

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Mentally Healthy Schools is an information and resource hub offering free, quality-assured mental health resources and guidance for primary and secondary schools as well as further education colleges. A new report published by the Anna Freud Centre finds that 93% of young people surveyed in the UK support the drive for mental health to be brought into the classroom, and for conversations about mental health to […]