Engagement in learning is vital to children’s success at school, but creating a context that maintains child engagement can feel elusive and is complicated by competing curriculum and policy demands. Dr Amelia Ruscoe’s recent study shows that feedback from children provides information for educators that is often overlooked. In the second of two articles, Ruscoe explains that by listening to children, teachers can make authentic improvements to their practice and boost engagement in learning.

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