EEF Blog: Is Pupil Premium ‘doomed to success’?

EEF Blog: Is Pupil Premium ‘doomed to success’?

James Richardson Senior Analyst at the EEF on the Pupil Premium;What makes a successful education policy? According to Stanford Professor, Larry Cuban, who coined the phrase “policy churn”, successful measures are the ones that lead to real change in the classroom. As he points out, too many education…

EEF response to Ofsted Pupil Premium Report

EEF response to Ofsted Pupil Premium Report

Commenting on Ofsted’s Pupil Premium Report Dr Kevan Collins, Chief Executive of the Education Endowment Foundation said;“We welcome Ofsted’s findings that school leaders are spending pupil premium funding more effectively and tracking the progress of eligible pupils more closely. It is clear that some schools are making…

EEF Blog: Educating Ethics and the Facebook Furore

EEF Blog: Educating Ethics and the Facebook Furore

Stephen Tall, Development Director at the EEF, looks at the ethics of conducting Randomised Controlled Trials in our work in schools.The ethics of research has been put under the spotlight following controversy this week over Facebook’s participation in a study examining the impact its news feed could…

EEF remit extended to include projects working in the early years

EEF remit extended to include projects working in the early years

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has agreed to extend its remit to include the evaluation of projects working in the early years. The news was announced by the Minister of State for Schools, David Laws MP today.The announcement comes as the Government launches its consultation into extending the…