In this talk, Dr Jo Van Herwegen (Institute of Education, UCL’s faculty for Education and Society, and director of the Child Development and Learning Difficulties lab) will discuss how to evaluate what works in the classroom. At the end of this session, learners will have a better understanding of what an unbiased evaluation of what works in their classroom contains, be familiar with the different methods to evaluate what works in classrooms and their limitations in different classroom contexts and for different students with SEN. Dr Jo Van Herwegen will also introduce some of the latest findings of our meta-review of what works for students with special educational needs.
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Suitable for: A parent/carer, Administration Staff, Assistant Head Teacher, Consultant, Deputy Head Teacher, Early Years Practitioner, Education psychologist, Head Teacher, Inclusion Manager/Leader, Newly Qualified Teacher, Senior Leader, Support staff, Teacher, Teaching Assistant
Meet your trainer
Dr Jo Van Herwegen
Dr Jo Van Herwegen is a Professor at Institute of Education, UCL’s faculty for Education and Society, and director of the Child Development and Learning Difficulties lab. Her research focuses on improving educational outcomes for those with learning difficulties and neurodevelopmental disorders, using evidence from developmental psychology and educational neuroscience. Jo has co-edited two books and has written over 50 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. Her research has been funded by a number of charities and research councils, including EEF, Nuffield Foundation, UKRI and ESRC.
She is currently Head of Research for the department of Psychology and Human Development and member of the executive committee for the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI).