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International comparisons

Date: 29.08.2018

International comparisons of spending, teacher demographics, salaries and workload...

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The governing body's role in spending, monitoring and...

Date: 29.08.2018

Effective PP spending: accounting for how every £ of the PP budget is spent; having clear criteria and clarity are essentials...

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GCSE results 2018 – What is happening with the reformed...

Date: 28.08.2018

It looks as though the pass rates in the 2018 reformed GCSEs have improved at the same rate as for all subjects overall in England...

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Analysis -A-Level Results 2018

Date: 28.08.2018

EPI analyse the 2018 A-level results...

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Primary phase value added measures in performance tables

Date: 28.08.2018

Three main issues with the Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 2 value added measures...

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Secondary phase value added measures in performance tables

Date: 28.08.2018

Four significant issues with Progress 8...

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The STEM gender gap: what can we do about it?

Date: 22.08.2018

Only dramatic intervention will change girls’ low take-up of physics and maths: IFS...

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Inequality in schools

Date: 21.08.2018

Labour analysis finds “shameful” inequality in England’s education system...

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University aspirations 2018

Date: 16.08.2018

The proportion of young people who think it’s important to go to university is at it’s lowest since 2010....

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Free For All? Analysing Free Schools in England, 2018

Date: 16.08.2018

Only one third of free schools set up to date were found to demonstrate a novel approach...

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Can summer schools improve outcomes for disadvantaged...

Date: 16.08.2018

Recent evidence on the effectiveness of ‘transition’ and ‘access’ summer schools for pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds...

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Education in England: Annual Report 2018

Date: 16.08.2018

Overall, there is little change in the gap in school attainment between disadvantaged pupils and their peers. ...

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Why new DfE statistics may be concealing the number of...

Date: 16.08.2018

The overall effect of DfE presenting data this way is to underestimate the number of academies that are in financial difficulties...

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Curriculum based financial planning

Date: 16.08.2018

Half of schools will receive insufficient additional funding to cover a 1% increase in expenditure on staff...

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Early years education: what does high-quality provision...

Date: 16.08.2018

If the government is serious about using early years provision to improve outcomes then it must pay attention to these findings ...

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