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The Prime Minister’s plans for higher education...

Date: 01.08.2017

Last week we published an estimate of the effects of potential changes to fees and student loans’ conditions for graduates, public spending and universities. It was based on The Times ’ speculation on the Chancellor’s plans for...

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Childcare and early years survey of parents: sampling frames

Date: 01.08.2017

The research examined the suitability of the child benefit register for future waves of the CEYSP the suitability of alternative sampling methods which sampling method is most appropriate for future waves

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Analysis: Estimating the effects of potential changes in...

Date: 01.08.2017

The Times recently published an article suggesting that the Chancellor is considering altering both the maximum level of tuition fees and the conditions of student loans.;Reportedly, these changes would include: cutting undergraduate...

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Childminders’ views on funded early education

Date: 01.08.2017

Report on the views and experiences of childminders on funded early education. This research focuses specifically on childminders’ views on working parents’ entitlement to 15-hour and 30-hour free early education.

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Entries to arts subjects at Key Stage 4

Date: 01.08.2017

The Education Policy Institute (EPI) has published a new report examining entries to arts subjects at Key Stage 4 (KS4) over the past decade.;This covers a period of considerable change to school accountability measures, including the...

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Early years pupil premium: providers survey

Date: 01.08.2017

The report examined early years providers’ experiences of the application process usage of funding assessment of the barriers to applying

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The Path to Higher Education: Is there a London effect?

Date: 01.08.2017

Recent EPI analysis of widening participation data published by the Department for Education has shown that inequalities remain within progression to higher education. This further analysis examines whether such patterns remain at the...

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Children with SEND: meeting their needs in the early years

Date: 01.08.2017

Study looking at how early years settings meet the needs of children with SEND, and how families experience provision for their child.

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Access and waiting times in children and young people’s...

Date: 01.08.2017

This report by the Education Policy Institute (EPI) examines new data on access to specialist treatment for children and young people with mental health problems, and the waiting times they face. This new data was obtained by EPI through...

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Alternative provision: effective practice and post-16...

Date: 01.08.2017

The research looked at ways to increase young people’s attainment at key stage 4 ways to support progression from alternative provision to post-16 participation which practices have been shown to be ineffective and for which groups of...

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Blog: Should we still be concerned about NEETs?

Date: 01.08.2017

The data published by the DfE in August show that the overall NEET rate is falling, although it has increased recently for 16 year-olds. This analysis explores how participation of young people in education and employment has evolved in...

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Transforming assessment and teaching practices in science...

Date: 01.08.2017

ASSISTME (Assessing Inquiry in Science, Technology, and Mathematics Education) is an EU FP7 research project. In collaboration with 8 European countries, this fouryear (20132017) project aims to find out how to support primary and...

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Regional academy growth fund award recipients - GOV.UK

Date: 01.08.2017

List of RAGF awards...

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National female genital mutilation centre: evaluation

Date: 01.08.2017

Research into the effectiveness of the national female genital mutilation (FGM) centre in providing professional expertise and social work services to girls and women affected by FGM.

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What would it take for England to be considered a truly...

Date: 01.08.2017

If you work in education research, the date of GCSE results day tends to be etched in your brain almost as much as it is for the 600,000 students and their teachers awaiting results. Anticipation has been even higher this year as we see...

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