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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


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

2012 Fee Structure

How Can Students be Proactive and Accelerate their Progress?

The excellent work of the Sutton Trust in developing the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) Teaching and Learning Toolkit outlines many habits and skills that can accelerate learning. 331 more words


The UCAS personal statement: “just enough rope for a hanging”?

(Note: I published this piece first in Research Fortnight on A-level results day, 2014…)

For many students, A-level results day is the culmination of a lengthy and complex university application process involving open days, UCAS forms, grade predictions, school references and admissions interviews. 708 more words


The right choices for a future careers market

We’re at the time of year that final-year students have now essentially finished and submitted their applications and are waiting for, or receiving offers; but even so they ought to have something to bear in mind going forward – though the careers programme’s attention will shortly shift to younger students. 777 more words

What makes Great Teaching – a report from the Sutton Trust.

The latest report from the Sutton Trust is a review of the research into what makes good teaching. Created for an international summit in Washington about teaching, the document summarises research into effective teaching methods and also looks closely at how we can continue to improve teacher effectiveness in schools. 478 more words