Templated Pedagogy: Factors Affecting Standardized...Date: 01.08.2013
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NFER was commissioned by the LGA to examine councils’ views on the current approach to commissioning education and training provision for 16-19 year olds, managed nationally by the Education funding Agency (EFA), and to assess its...READ
The aim of this paper is to model the change in students` Mathematics attainment in Chile, controlling for socio-economic status at multiple levels. Multilevel models are especially useful in Social Sciences when dealing with high levels...READ
This study examines differences in impact of the secondary social and emotional aspects of learning (SSEAL) programme through (i) pupils with low, average and high Emotional Literacy (EL) skills and (ii) variation in implementation...READ
This study focuses on the issues and challenges experienced by one year Initial Teacher Training (ITT) student on Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) courses from practical or vocational undergraduate degrees and their...READ
Research brief;This report presents the findings of the third and final phase of a research study commissioned by the Department for Education to evaluate their 2012 Summer Schools programme for disadvantaged pupils (i.e. those eligible...READ
Although effective group work approaches have been established within research, such methodologies may be difficult for teachers to utilise, as group work remains under-researched in UK secondary schools. This paper examines whether...READ
Key findings | Research brief | Top tips;The Department for Education commissioned NFER and Ecorys to evaluate the implementation and early outcomes of the Summer Schools programme. The initiative aims to help disadvantaged pupils (i.e....READ
The most recent decade has seen a major growth in interest in teacher leadership, but there is limited research on the extent to which early career teachers can take on teacher leadership roles. In this article we explore this question...READ
NFER has undertaken a review of UK and international academic literature, on behalf of Alcohol Research UK, to explore: the impact of school-based alcohol education/life-skills programmes (on young people’s knowledge of alcohol,...READ
Responses from NQTS who successfully completed their initial teacher training in England during the 2011 to 2012 academic year. NQTs were asked to assess the quality of their initial teacher training in a number of areas tell us about...READ
It is recognised as increasingly important to use research evidence across a range of contexts to inform professional practice help make organisational decisions It has a useful role in informing practice in schools and can contribute to...READ
Overview report | Key findings;The Department for Education`s Summer Schools programme provides funding for schools to help disadvantaged pupils (those eligible for free school meals and those looked after continuously for more than six...READ
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Overview report | Research brief | Top tips;The Department for Education commissioned NFER and Ecorys to evaluate the implementation and early outcomes of the Summer Schools programme. The initiative aims to help disadvantaged pupils...READ