Sims, S. (In Press). Informing Better Trial Design: A Technical Comment on Lortie-Forgues and Inglis. Forthcoming in Educational Researcher.
Zieger, L., Sims, S., & Jerrim, J. (In Press). Comparing teachers’ job satisfaction across countries. A multiple-pairwise measurement invariance approach. Forthcoming in Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice.
Jerrim, J., & Sims, S. (In Press). How do academically-selective school systems affect pupils’ social-emotional competencies and academic attainment? Evidence from the Millennium Cohort Study. Forthcoming in American Educational Research Journal.
Jerrim, J., & Sims, S. (In Press). The association between attending a grammar school and children’s socio-emotional outcomes. New evidence from the Millennium Cohort Study. Forthcoming in British Journal of Educational Studies.
Journal paper here
Jerrim, J., Oliver, M., & Sims, S. (2019). The relationship between inquiry-based teaching and students’ achievement. New evidence from a longitudinal PISA study in England. Learning and Instruction, 61, 35-44.
Jerrim, J., & Sims, S. (2019). Why do so few low and middle-income children attend a grammar school? New evidence from the Millennium Cohort Study. British Educational Research Journal, 45(3), 425-457.
Sims, S., & Allen, R. (2018). Identifying schools with high usage and high loss of newly qualified teachers. National Institute Economic Review, 243(1), R27-R36.
Allen, R., & Sims, S. (2018). Do pupils from low-income families get low-quality teachers? Indirect evidence from English schools. Oxford Review of Education, 44(4), 441-458.
Allen R., & Sims, S. (2018). The Teacher Gap. London: Routledge.
Work in Progress
Sims, S., & Fletcher-Wood, H. (Under Review). Characteristics of effective teacher professional development: What we know, what we don’t know, how we can find out.
Sims, S. (Under Review). Modelling the relationships between teacher working conditions, job satisfaction and desire to move schools.
Sims, S., & Allen, R. (Under Review). Does the High Potential Middle Leaders programme improve pupil achievement? Evidence from panel data.
Earlier version here
Jerrim, J., & Sims, S. (2019). The Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) 2018. London: Department for Education.
Sims, S. (2019). Increasing the quantity and quality of science teachers in schools: Eight evidence-based principles. London: Gatsby Foundation.
Sims, S. (2018). What happens when you pay shortage subject teachers more money? Simulating the effect of early-career salary supplements on the supply of shortage-subject teachers in England. London: Gatsby Foundation.
Allen, R., & Sims, S. (2017). Improving Science Teacher Retention. Wellcome Foundation.
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