The Catholic School Mission: The role of the RE...Date: 01.08.2013
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Research that looks into the outcomes of 16,000 pupils with SEND through data we collected during the first year of the AfA project. We collected the data through teacher surveys academic sources interviews with strategic people...READ
Survey phase report;The Creating Citizenship Communities project is funded by a generous grant from the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and has been conducted in partnership between the Department of Education at the University of York and...READ
Since the Education Reform Act of 1988, information and communication technology (ICT) has been compulsory for all pupils from 5 to 16 in maintained schools. This report draws on evidence from the inspection of ICT 167 in primary,...READ
As school based action research has taken a higher profile in UK schools, the place of ethics warrants particular attention. This paper draws on evidence from a taught online Master of Education (MEd) collated via chat room discussion...READ
Following Lord Bew’s review of key stage 2 testing, which found that the current system appeared to place a ceiling on the attainment of the most able pupils, the government made level 6 tests available to schools on an optional basis....READ
In this paper, we focus on an initiative in England devised to prepare non-mathematics graduates to train as secondary mathematics teachers through a 6-month Mathematics Enhancement Course (MEC) to boost their subject knowledge. The...READ
A new early years foundation stage profile (EYFSP) was introduced in September 2012. The new profile made changes to the way children are assessed at the end of the EYFS (the end of academic year in which a child turns five). This report...READ
The CANparent classes trial, a DfE initiative, seeks to trial a universal offer of high quality, stigma-free parenting classes to support the enhancement of parenting skills and confidence, stimulate a commercial market, and reduce the...READ
Under which conditions does ICT have a positive effect on teaching and learning?` This was the leading question of the International EDUsummIT in The Hague, the Netherlands. The bases for the discussion were the scholarly findings of the...READ
This research extended current analysis to look at the association of maths as well as reading skills at age 10 with earnings in later life and investigates whether the relationship between skills and later earnings varies over time, by...READ
There is a long history of school-based programmes and other interventions that have sought to reduce young people’s participation in risky behaviour in response to government and public concern over such behaviour and its associated...READ
Report looking at responses to the questions submitted to NFER ’s teacher voice omnibus survey.
The original evaluation of the early education pilot for 2-year-old children compared the outcomes for children in the pilot when they were aged 3 with a comparison group of children who were matched on a range of characteristics. This...READ
In September 2011, the Deputy Prime Minister announced that £50 million would be made available for a summer schools programme. The main purpose of this initiative is to help disadvantaged pupils, specifically those eligible for free...READ