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New partnership helps educational research hit headlines

Routledge, Taylor & Francis announces a new sponsored partnership of the Education Media Centre, which further enhances the effective communication of educational research to mainstream news outlets.

The Education Media Centre is an independent charity established to improve public and media understanding of educational research and evidence. The centre aims to raises awareness of educational research by connecting journalists with academic expertise to encourage high quality educational stories in the news.

Routledge, Taylor & Francis is the world’s leading academic publisher in the field of education and educational research, publishing over 200 journals and over 800 books per year.

“Routledge, Taylor & Francis is pleased to confirm our working partnership with the Education Media Centre” comments Dr Liz Marchant, Editorial Director, Taylor & Francis. “We very much look forward to working with them to shine a light on key educational research”.

Taylor & Francis has worked with Education Media Centre on several recent news stories, bringing about headlines including “Boys could benefit from greater numbers of girls in schools”, “Teenagers opposed to Fitbit use in schools”, and “Web-based teaching can improve science understanding for struggling pupils”.

“We’re delighted to have formalised our relationship with Routledge, Taylor and Francis,” says Fran Abrams, Chief Executive of the Education Media Centre. “Our job is to help connect the media with the best evidence about what works in education, and this partnership helps us to have better access to that research.”

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