EEF publishes Annual Report for 2013/14

EEF publishes Annual Report for 2013/14

The Education Endowment Foundation has published its third Annual Report, covering the year July 2013 to July 2014.The Report includes articles by the EEF’s Chairman, Sir Peter Lampl, and its Chief Executive, Dr Kevan Collins.In addition, it includes details of the 26 grants approved by the Board…

EEF in the news: Tough lessons to learn about how to improve literacy

EEF in the news: Tough lessons to learn about how to improve literacy

TES reported on results from recent EEF trials."Three reading schemes – using coaching, free books and specialist teaching to bridge the gap between primary and secondary literacy levels – made no difference to children’s progress, with one even leaving students lagging behind their peers, research has shown.The trials, which…

EEF Blog: Using insight from neuroscience to improve education

EEF Blog: Using insight from neuroscience to improve education

Emily Yeomans discusses exciting new EEF funded projects which have their roots based in neuroscience.In January 2014, the EEF, in partnership with the Wellcome Trust, launched a collaboration to develop and evaluate educational approaches and interventions grounded in neuroscience.Last week we announced details of the six successful projects we…

EEF in the news: New neuroscience projects

EEF in the news: New neuroscience projects

Six newly funded projects by the Wellcome Trust and EEF were announced today. The projects seek to investigate a variety of ways neuroscience might improve teaching and learning in the UK.See below for media coverage;Later school start time 'may boost GCSE results' (BBC)Children…