mixed ability

Student Grouping: Setting or Mixed Ability? AN UPDATE

  Very recently I asked the question about the thorny topic of student grouping: Is it better to group students based on their prior ability, in mixed ability groupings, or something in between? I went on to share some evidence from the EEF Toolkit, which is broadly critical of setting by ability models, whilst also …

Student Grouping: Setting or Mixed Ability? AN UPDATE Read More »

Student Grouping: Setting or Mixed Ability?

Is it better to group students based on their prior ability, in mixed ability groupings, or something in between? This questions besets schools, departments and teachers on an annual basis. There are unique conditions, supports and pressures that mean it is a difficult issue with no silver-bullet answer. The best we can do is survey the …

Student Grouping: Setting or Mixed Ability? Read More »

Scroll to Top