Institute of Education


No evidence to back idea of learning styles

20 March 2017

Happy school children

Professor Diana Laurillard, UCL Knowledge Lab, and Emeritus Professor Frank Coffield sign an open letter that seeks to draw attention to practices that are not evidence-based.

The letter aims to encourage neuroscientists and educationalists to promote the need for critical thinking when evaluating the claims for educational benefits supposedly based on neuroscience. Read: The Guardian