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The value of educational effectiveness research – a response to recent criticism

Muijs, Daniel, Kelly, Anthony, Sammons, Pam, Reynolds, David and Chapman, Chris (2011) The value of educational effectiveness research – a response to recent criticism Research Intelligence, 114, (24), pp. 24-25.

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School effectiveness research has been subject to various criticisms over the years. While some of these have been justified, others have conflated the ‘science’ with the use to which it is put by policy makers, or have made unjustified methodological claims against the field. The latest is Stephen Gorard’s BERJ paper ‘Serious doubts about school effectiveness’ (36:5, 745-66) to which we now feel compelled to reply.

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Published date: March 2011


Local EPrints ID: 336165
ISSN: 0307-9023
PURE UUID: 4f09cfaa-43e8-4f17-a9e1-3e6669f720b3
ORCID for Daniel Muijs: ORCID iD
ORCID for Anthony Kelly: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 19 Mar 2012 15:47
Last modified: 27 Sep 2017 16:32

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Author: Daniel Muijs ORCID iD
Author: Anthony Kelly ORCID iD
Author: Pam Sammons
Author: David Reynolds
Author: Chris Chapman

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