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Developing a framework for effective learning and teaching in a secondary school setting

Boyd, Brian and Simpson, Mary and Gooday, Margaret (2002) Developing a framework for effective learning and teaching in a secondary school setting. Scottish Educational Review, 34 (2). pp. 188-202. ISSN 0141-9072

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Abstract

A Scottish council commissioned a study to inform development of policy concerning ability grouping, timetabling, and other practices related to the transition from primary to secondary schooling. Although the researchers became aware that the council expected a report supportive of their policies, the data supported the view that the key to change lay with school-based policy development.