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Early years pupil premium: providers survey

Date: 01.08.2017

The report examined early years providers’ experiences of the application process usage of funding assessment of the barriers to applying

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The Path to Higher Education: Is there a London effect?

Date: 01.08.2017

Recent EPI analysis of widening participation data published by the Department for Education has shown that inequalities remain within progression to higher education. This further analysis examines whether such patterns remain at the...

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Children with SEND: meeting their needs in the early years

Date: 01.08.2017

Study looking at how early years settings meet the needs of children with SEND, and how families experience provision for their child.

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Access and waiting times in children and young people’s...

Date: 01.08.2017

This report by the Education Policy Institute (EPI) examines new data on access to specialist treatment for children and young people with mental health problems, and the waiting times they face. This new data was obtained by EPI through...

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Alternative provision: effective practice and post-16...

Date: 01.08.2017

The research looked at ways to increase young people’s attainment at key stage 4 ways to support progression from alternative provision to post-16 participation which practices have been shown to be ineffective and for which groups of...

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Blog: Should we still be concerned about NEETs?

Date: 01.08.2017

The data published by the DfE in August show that the overall NEET rate is falling, although it has increased recently for 16 year-olds. This analysis explores how participation of young people in education and employment has evolved in...

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Transforming assessment and teaching practices in science...

Date: 01.08.2017

ASSISTME (Assessing Inquiry in Science, Technology, and Mathematics Education) is an EU FP7 research project. In collaboration with 8 European countries, this fouryear (20132017) project aims to find out how to support primary and...

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Regional academy growth fund award recipients - GOV.UK

Date: 01.08.2017

List of RAGF awards...

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National female genital mutilation centre: evaluation

Date: 01.08.2017

Research into the effectiveness of the national female genital mutilation (FGM) centre in providing professional expertise and social work services to girls and women affected by FGM.

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What would it take for England to be considered a truly...

Date: 01.08.2017

If you work in education research, the date of GCSE results day tends to be etched in your brain almost as much as it is for the 600,000 students and their teachers awaiting results. Anticipation has been even higher this year as we see...

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Female genital mutilation early intervention model:...

Date: 01.08.2017

The MOPAC female genital mutilation (FGM) early intervention model looks at ways to prevent new cases of FGM among women and girls, while supporting those affected by FGM.

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English Education: World Class?

Date: 01.08.2017

On 24th August 2017, pupils received their GCSE results – which included the first set of results for English and maths under the new grading system. These new qualifications, designed to be more demanding, will see pupils achieve...

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How technology might help young people in care

Date: 01.08.2017

This study evaluates responses to 7 new technologies with the potential to support young people in care. Workshops were conducted with young people, their carers and social workers, to find a new digital service for vulnerable young...

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What can we learn from the latest National Student Survey?

Date: 01.08.2017

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Post-16 institutions omnibus: wave 3 survey

Date: 01.08.2017

Topics covered for DfE in the post-16 institutions omnibus wave 3 survey include AS and A level qualifications technical and vocational qualifications core maths careers education work experience special education needs...

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