Evidence-based education is dead — long live evidence-informed education: Thoughts on Dylan Wiliam is an excellent post by UK educator Tom Bennett that’s worth reading in full.
In it, he distinguishes between “evidence-based” and “evidence-informed” education (and the dangers of the former), primarily talking about research as the “evidence” in question. In many ways, I think his points might be similar to ones I make in The Best Resources Showing Why We Need To Be “Data-Informed” & Not “Data-Driven.”
Here’s an excerpt from his post:
I’m adding this post to The Best Resources For Understanding How To Interpret Education Research.