The British Psychological Society runs an extensive blog summarising a wide range of psychological research. The link below takes you to a digest of recent research linked to education.
Some recent examples of articles:
Do children learn more from self-explanation than extra practice?
Reading literary (but not pop) fiction boosts our understanding of other people’s minds
Seven-year-olds’ beliefs about ability are associated with the way they were praised as toddlers
Guide to studying
Exploiting children’s social instincts to boost their learning