From The Independent.
This comment hits the nail on the head. The EEF Toolkit promotes Cooperative Learning because of the impact on results, but the real power of Cooperative Learning is not in mere academic achievement. Rather, the results are an ancillary effect of these crucial lifeskills, outlined by Mr Lampl.
And this holds true for Tertiary as well, as Professor Lee Marsden attests in this video, discussing the impact of Cooperative Learning at the University of East Anglia. Read more on UK Tertiary in the 21st century; a Cooperative Learning toolkit.