EEF in the News: Teaching needs less ideology, and more evidence

EEF in the News: Teaching needs less ideology, and more evidence

Estelle Morris discusses the importance of evidence in education, citing the EEF, in this Guardian article...."Seeds are being sown; the Education Endowment Foundation is spending millions of public money to invest in high-quality research; funding bodies such as the Wellcome Trust and Esmée Fairbairn, universities such as York…

EEF BLOG: The EEF and school led projects

EEF BLOG: The EEF and school led projects

Jonathan Kay on the importance of school led projects.Last month we announced the six projects funded in the Education and Neuroscience funding round, in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust. While the specific focus of this round meant that the vast majority of the applications we received were from Universities,…

EEF in the News: Do TAs make an impact?

EEF in the News: Do TAs make an impact?

The EEF’s Kevan Collins writes on the use of teaching assistants in schools, citing the EEF’s work about their impact on literacy outcomes in primary and secondary schools. Read the article on the Teach Primary website.

Open to applications: narrowing the gap in early years

Open to applications: narrowing the gap in early years

Matthew van Poortvliet, Grants Manager at the EEF, discusses the new Early Years Pupil Premium.You have £300 – what can you get for a 3-year old? An elaborate chest of toys? A set of books and games? Perhaps lower on the child’s wishlist: how about support for the parents…