Teacher Retention And Turnover Research: Is The Grass Greener Beyond Teaching?
What happens to teachers who leave the profession after they leave? What can their destinations tell us about how schools and policymakers might better retain teachers? The NFER research tracks teachers for several years after they leave. Leadership Briefing 12.04 (136)
Study of Early Education and Development (SEED): Study of Quality of Early Years Provision in England
The Study of Early Education and Development (SEED) is a major longitudinal study that investigates the impact of early childhood education and care (ECEC) on children’s school readiness and longer-term outcomes, including its impact on the most disadvantaged children. This report deals with findings of the study of quality of provision for early years settings within the SEED project. Leadership Briefing 12.04 (136)
Research Learning Communities
This research by the University of Bristol and published by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) looks at the impact of Research Learning Communities (RLC) on pupil achievement in reading at Key Stage 2 and teachers’ awareness, understanding, and use of research. Leadership Briefing 12.04 (136)
Ofsted Annual Report 2016/17
This year's Ofsted annual report finds the overall quality of education and care in England is improving, but areas of persistent under-performance remain. Leadership Briefing 12.04 (136)
Adoption UK’s Schools & Exclusions Report
This report by Adoption UK shows the results of a survey of adoptive parents, which shows that adopted children are 20 times more likely to be permanently excluded from school than their classmates. Leadership Briefing 12.04 (136)
The New Way To Get Ahead For The Next Generation
Improving young people's technology skills could boost the UK economy by £11 billion over the next five years, a new study by BT and Accenture suggests. Leadership Briefing 12.04 (136)
Bold Beginnings: The Reception Curriculum In A Sample Of Good And Outstanding Primary Schools
Children in Reception class in England should be taught how to grip a pencil properly and how to sit correctly at a table, according to this Ofsted report. Leadership Briefing 12.04 (136)
Grouping In Early Years And Key Stage 1 – A Necessary Evil?
This research, commissioned by the National Education Union (NEU), has found that using 'ability' groups takes place with children as young as three and that teachers worry that ‘low ability’ labels could have a lasting negative impact on children. Leadership Briefing 12.04 (136)
Shaping a Successful Careers Offer for all Young Londoners
This NFER and London Councils report identifies emerging promising practice in the delivery of careers education and guidance (CEG) through ‘London Ambitions’ careers strategy.
Social Mobility In Great Britain: Fifth State Of The Nation Report
This report by the Social Mobility Commission shows that a stark social mobility postcode lottery exists in Britain today where the chances of someone from a disadvantaged background succeeding in life is bound to where they live.