Ever since I read about it on the highly informative Education Endowment Foundation Tool from the Sutton Trust (which can be found here) I’ve been fairly interested in the idea of Mastery Learning. The Sutton Trust gives a really good explanation of Mastery Learning, in short, they found that for a low implementation cost, there was significant progress made by pupils. However, they found that this progress tailed off the longer Mastery Learning was used.
My account is purely anecdotal, but would make for a fairly fascinating research project. Meaning that I’ll have to add it to the list.
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