This Estyn report identifies effective school practices to support disadvantaged and vulnerable pupils. This may include work funded by the Pupil Development Grant (PDG).
The latest metrics show that many gaps remain in the education system. Sam Butters from the Fair Education Alliance asks what it would take to really create a fair education system.
Joan Deslandes, OBE, shows how Kingsford Community School is helping children from deprived backgrounds reach for the top, achieving the distinction of becoming a Centre of Excellence for their approach to inclusivity.
The social mobility crisis is ongoing and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds are suffering the most. Sam Butters explains how the Fair Education Alliance is acting to combat the achievement gap and pursue educational equality for all.
The Editorial for issue 8.6 of School Leadership Today - Let's Not Throw the Baby Out
One in three children leave primary school with a reading level that is below national expectations, with profound consequences for both the child and society. It doesn’t have to be this way, argues Jonathan Douglas.
The world is failing its disadvantaged children. Millions will leave the system grossly unprepared for their adult lives. Denise Gallucci examines this crisis and discusses what can be done to avert disaster.
There is, sadly, no simple recipe for success in life. But every day we understand more about what the influencing factors are.
The EEF Teaching and Learning Toolkit identifies meta-cognition as one of the key strategies for closing the achievement gap. But what is meta-cognition? And how can it be introduced to the classroom in a meaningful and beneficial way?