My Publications

Selected key publications, available online

Higgins, S., Katsipataki, M., Villanueva-Aguilera, A.B.V., Coleman, R., Henderson, P., Major, L.E., Coe, R. & Mason, D. (2016) The Sutton Trust-Education Endowment Foundation Teaching and Learning Toolkit. December 2016. London: Education Endowment Foundation. 

Cordingley, P., Higgins, S., Greany, T., Buckler, N., Coles-Jordan, D., Crisp, B., Saunders, L., Coe, R. (2015) Developing Great Teaching: Lessons from the international reviews into effective professional development. Teacher Development Trust.

Coe, R., Aloisi, C., Higgins, S. and Elliot Major, L. (2014) ‘What makes great teaching? Review of the underpinning research’. Sutton Trust, October 2014. 

 Coe, R. and Sahlgren G.H, (2014) “Incentives and ignorance in qualifications, assessment, and accountability”. In G.H. Sahlgren (ed.) Tests worth teaching to: incentivising quality in qualifications and accountability. Centre for Market Reform of Education 

Coe, R. (2013) Improving Education: A triumph of hope over experience. Inaugural Lecture of Professor Robert Coe, Durham University, 18 June 2013. Essay version available at
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Coe, R. (2009) ‘Unobserved but not unimportant: The effects of unmeasured variables on causal attributions’. Effective Education, 1, 2, 101-122. [Pre-print version available at]  

Coe, R. (2002) It's the effect size, stupid: what effect size is and why it is important. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the British Educational Research Association, University of Exeter,  England, 12-14 September 2002.

Coe, R. (1999) A manifesto for evidence based education