Tag Archives: LOW ACHIEVERS

10, February, 2014
by cathyfarmer

New EEF findings: some signs of what does/doesn`t raise attainment of disadvantaged pupils

The Education Endowment Foundation has published its first  six reports. These are based on trials with 6,800 pupils at 238 schools and aim to be a major new source of evidence to help schools narrow the attainment gap between rich and poor pupils. Arguably an important and valuable aspect of these studies is they reveal not only what […]

9, February, 2014
by suelittlemore

New evidence on getting the best from teaching assistants

Teaching assistants can improve numeracy and literacy when used effectively, according to new research from the Education Endowment Foundation. According to the Foundation, the results of two randomised controlled trials suggest: in literacy when teaching assistants are trained in and stick to a specific and tested programme, they can improve the skills of struggling pupils; […]

3, December, 2013
by cathyfarmer

FREE SCHOOLS CONTRIBUTE TO DECLINE IN SWEDISH EDUCATION ACCORDING TO EXPERT – PISA 2012

EXPERT REACTION TO THE PISA 2012 RESULTS THE QUESTION OF THE ROLE OF THE SO-CALLED “FREE SCHOOLS EXPERIMENT” IN THE FALLING POSITION OF SWEDEN IN PISA RESULTS WAS DEBATED IN PARLIAMENT THIS AFTERNOOON. Dr Susanne Wiborg, Head, Lifelong & Comparative Education, Institute of Education, University of London comments on role of free schools in Sweden’s falling position […]

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