Government should reward schools who consistently improve results for disadvantaged pupils

Government should reward schools who consistently improve results for disadvantaged pupils

The government should automatically reward schools that successfully and consistently improve results for their disadvantaged pupils. This is one of six new policy recommendations published today by the Sutton Trust and the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) and designed to increase the impact the pupil premium has on outcomes for disadvantaged pupils.The recommendations are detailed in Pupil Premium: Next Steps, a new report published ahead of a major summit tomorrow (Wednesday) that will bring together…

Chief Executive Kevan Collins receives knighthood

Chief Executive Kevan Collins receives knighthood

Congratulations to our Chief Executive Kevan Collins who has been recognised in the Queen's birthday honours.Responding to the news Kevan Collins stated:“I am honoured to receive this recognition. Since starting out as a primary teacher in the East End of London, I’ve been privileged…

EEF in the news: New EEF reports published (June)

EEF in the news: New EEF reports published (June)

Today we have released the findings from ten of our projects.See below for coverage; Playing computer games in maths lessons 'can help boost pupils' numeracy skills' (Mirror)Physical activity in lessons makes 'no difference' to attainment (TES)Science lessons trial ‘improves year five scores by three…

Attend the ‘Making best use of Teaching Assistants’ Conference

Attend the ‘Making best use of Teaching Assistants’ Conference

Organised by the Education Endowment Foundation, National Education Trust and UCL Institute of EducationJoin us at a free conference in London or Manchester that will explore the latest research on TA effectiveness and bring the evidence ‘to life’ in practical ways. UCL Institute of Education, LondonTuesday 23 June 2015, 10am-…