Dr Alaidde Villanueva Aguilera
|Research Associate in the School of Education|
Berenice Villanueva is a Research Associate in the School of Education. She joined the department in 2015. Her work focuses on evidence synthesis of educational interventions, including systematic reviews and meta-analysis of existing randomised and non-randomised studies. She maintains and extends the Sutton Trust/ Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) Pupil Premium Toolkit. The toolkit is a web-based resource aimed at summarising research evidence for schools to help them decide how to allocate their funding.
Before joining the department Berenice worked at the Institute for Effective Education (IEE), University of York. At the IEE, Berenice was involved in evaluations of a number of classroom-based randomised controlled trials and the development of a web-based tool to foster knowledge exchange between researchers and practitioners. She has also worked on a range of research projects relating to reading comprehension, grammar acquisition, second language learning, and psycholinguistics.
Chapter in book
- Kay, J., Higgins, S., Villanueva Aguilera, A., Dobson, E., Gascoine, L., Katsipataki, M., …Blausten, H. (2022). The extent to which education interventions have been studied and the range of effects typically observed. In J. Mercier (Ed.), Data and Evidence in Reimagining Education: The International Science andEvidence based Education Assessment. UNESCO MGIEP
- Higgins, S., Katsipataki, M., Villanueva Aguilera, A., Alaidde, B., Dobson, E., Gascoine, L., …Uwimpuhwe, G. (2022). The Teaching and Learning Toolkit: Communicating research evidence to inform decision‐making for policy and practice in education. Review of Education, 10(1), Article e3327. https://doi.org/10.1002/rev3.3327
- Rudd, P., Villanueva Aguilera, A., Elliot, L., & Chambers, B. (in press). MathsFlip: Flipped Learning. Evaluation Report and Executive Summary. [No known commissioning body]
- Higgins, S., Katsipataki, M., Villanueva-Aguilera, A., Coleman, R., Henderson, P., Major, L., …Mason, D. (2016). The Sutton Trust-Education Endowment Foundation Teaching and Learning Toolkit. [No known commissioning body]