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Friday, 28 April 2017
The National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) has published two new pieces of research. The first looks at the “latest available performance data” to gain a deeper understanding of the issues faced by the regional schools commissioners including the capacity of multi-academy trusts. The second looks into the factors which influence headteacher retention based on school workforce census data and interviews with headteachers.
Friday, 03 March 2017
The Social Mobility Commission has published new research into “the barriers to progress that low income pupils face at secondary school”.
Friday, 06 January 2017
On 28 December 2016, the social mobility commission released a report exploring the transition from school to the workplace amongst several types of pupil group. In particular, the commission was interested in why White British males are less likely to be unemployed, and have more social mobility options, than females and those who are Black or from an Asian Muslim background.
Friday, 16 December 2016
The Education Policy Institute (EPI) has published its second report on the government’s proposals to allow the expansion of selective education in England.
Friday, 09 December 2016
The Department for Communities and Local Government has published a report by Dame Louise Casey DBE CB, following a review she conducted into integration and opportunity in the most isolated and deprived communities in England.
The Young Person’s Money Index, an annual research report commissioned by the London Institute for Banking and Finance, was published this week.
This week, the Social Mobility commission released a report looking at the education and employment choices of young people who sat their GCSE’s in 2010.
Tuesday, 06 December 2016
New research has been published today by the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).
Friday, 25 November 2016
Ofsted has released a report outlining the availability and effectiveness of enterprise education and work-related learning for pupils in secondary schools. Using information collected over the course of inspection visits to 40 secondary schools, the report concludes that future economic prosperity is being put at risk as the majority of schools in England are failing to give sufficient priority to enterprise education and work-related learning.
This week a new education charity, Ambition School Leadership, released a report into the progress made by disadvantaged pupils compared with their peers in key areas identified for improvement by the Department for Education (DfE). The report found that, in those areas that require improvement, disadvantaged pupils are left behind to a far greater extent than those areas that are deemed to be strong by the DfE.