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Is ‘what works’ enough?

Our first post is by guest blogger Sue Rossiter, CEO of NFER

I’ve just read Ben Levin’s latest paper To know is not enough: research knowledge and its use (in the new online journal – Review of Education, 1: p2 to31). I am delighted to see the current and growing interest in better evidence and better use of evidence. Hardly a day goes by recently without something interesting arriving in my inbox relating to either or both of these, and this change in climate opens up new opportunities and potential partnerships with like-minded others. We can all achieve so much more if we work together.

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