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Disadvantage: widening the lens

Improving the lives of disadvantaged pupils

school-environment coat hangers filled with children's bags and coats

This seminar, part of NGA’s 2023 annual seminar series, features a panel of expert speakers:

  • Curtis Worrell – Founder, Class 13
  • Marc Rowland – Unity Partnership Trust, Adviser for improving outcomes for disadvantaged learners
  • James Zuccollo – Education Policy Institute
  • Megan Lucas – Research Manager, NFER

The seminar covers:

  • why equity is the driver of an 'excellent education'
  • what it means to have a school centred around equity
  • differences in pupil attainment across pupil groups and demographics
  • defining the disadvantage gap
  • the impact of cost of living pressures

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