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Using nudges to improve standards

Ruth Tarrant

25th November 2015

The nudge theory bandwagon has certainly been jumped on by professionals in all kinds of areas now (see my earlier economics blog post about President Obama's recent executive order on the matter), and increasingly appears to be used by teachers and school leaders. Here are some thoughts on how nudges could be used to improve standards in schools.

Ruth Tarrant

Ruth has been Subject Lead in Economics at tutor2u for many years after a career of teaching Economics, Business, Politics and Maths in a range of secondary schools. She is a highly experienced A level Economics Examiner, and also teaches undergraduate Economics on a very part-time basis at the University of Oxford. Ruth is passionate about making economics fun, engaging and accessible.

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