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Teaching and Learning Toolkit

I recently came across an interesting piece of research jointly conducted by The Sutton Trust and The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF). Originally carried out in 2011 with the premise of giving guidance to teachers and schools on how to utilise resources to raise achievement in disadvantaged learners, the researchers looked at 21 teaching and learning interventions, their cost-effectiveness and the impact on attainment. 340 more words

Teaching And Learning

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1. OECD = Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development . Representatives of the 34 OECD member countries meet in specialised committees to advance ideas and review progress in specific policy areas, such as economics, trade, science, employment, education or financial markets. 204 more words

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Disadvantaged learners - the solution?

I picked up some interesting information from a Sutton Trust report on schools and how they support able children and gifted children from disadvantaged backgrounds – some of the key findings are: 333 more words

The Sutton Trust's Social Mobility Index

Research published by the Sutton Trust in mid-April 2015 identifies a crucial geographical disparity in the life chances of disadvantaged young people.  They found that children from deprived socio-economic backgrounds who grow up in London or the South East are more likely to succeed in life than those born elsewhere in England. 218 more words

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Today the labour party released a list of 40 things they would change should they come to power in may, (you can see the list… 458 more words

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The evidence for the impact of good quality career guidance

Tomorrow I’m giving a presentation to providers who offer careers quality awards that are endorsed through the Quality in Careers Standard.

The presentation will be largely based on our report for the Sutton Trust – … 52 more words

When it comes to higher education policy, Labour is asking itself the wrong question

(Note: I published this piece first at the London School of Economics’ General Election 2015 blog on 06.02.15…)

“How can we bring down the headline £9,000 per year figure?” seems to be a challenge that Labour Party policymakers have set themselves ahead of the General Election, perhaps concerned that higher fees could  796 more words

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