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Friday, 06 November 2015
Report looking at how different schools support the performance of pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds. Alongside the main research report is a briefing for school leaders and a single page summary of factors that lead to successful outcomes.
Friday, 17 July 2015
The CBI/Pearson’s survey collected results from across 300 employers and looked at how businesses perceive the school leaver labour market, what they think are the challenges for future business and how schools and central government can improve their career provisions.
Friday, 03 July 2015
Research published on 1 July 2015 by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) has found that, on average, pupils attending maintained schools performed as well in GCSEs in 2014 as those attending academies.
The NAO report, published on Tuesday 30 June, looked at the Department for Education’s pupil premium policy and assessed how well schools are spending the money.
The pupil premium was introduced by the coalition government in 2011 to raise the attainment of disadvantaged children in education. Five years on from its introduction, the Sutton Trust have produced a research report into the impact of the pupil premium.
Tuesday, 10 February 2015
The National Governors’ Association (NGA) and the National Coordinators of Governor Services (NCOGS) have published two new reports entitled The Move Beyond Effective and Beyond Effective. Both reports take a detailed look at local authority school improvement (LASI) inspections which are conducted by Ofsted. In particular, the reports relate to school governance and how local authority governor services can succeed in the LASI inspection
Friday, 10 October 2014
The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission has published a report on social mobility in schools, which includes recommendations on how schools can improve disadvantaged pupils' life chances.
Friday, 26 September 2014
Published research into the confidence of GCSE, A Level and vocational qualifications from headteachers, teachers, students, parents and the general public.
Thursday, 11 September 2014
This is the National Careers Council's second report to the government and sets out four recommendations it feels are needed to bring about action and greater investment in a culture in careers provision.
Thursday, 04 September 2014
The National Governors’ Association was part of the Review Group set up by Birmingham City Council to review and comment upon the findings of Ian Kershaw, the independent chief adviser. Here, we provide a commentary of the reports and investigations that have subsequently been carried out.