EEF BLOG: “What next?” Generating evidence, scaling-up promising approaches

EEF BLOG: “What next?” Generating evidence, scaling-up promising approaches

Emily Yeomans and Stephen Tall look at what happens next when an EEF-funded trial receives a successful report from its independent evaluator… The EEF has today announced it's awarding almost £4m in grants to six projects, which will both generate more evidence and ensure more schools have access to promising approaches in raising the attainment of disadvantaged pupils. They each have something in common: all six have previously received grants from the EEF for…

EEF Recruiting 920 schools for six promising projects

EEF Recruiting 920 schools for six promising projects

Online programme that encourages a love of reading is one of six to be tested on large scale across England An online programme that encourages a love of reading in children is one of six promising projects that will be tested on a large scale in 920 primary schools…

EEF publishes Annual Report for 2014-15

EEF publishes Annual Report for 2014-15

The Education Endowment Foundation has published its fourth Annual Report, covering the year August 2014 to July 2015. Highlights include:Our first year’s work on Early Years, supporting projects with evidence of promise which aim to boost the learning of 3-4 year-oldsUpdates to our Teaching and Learning Toolkit, used…

Sir Kevan Collins comments on today’s primary school results

Sir Kevan Collins comments on today’s primary school results

Responding to today’s primary school results, Sir Kevan Collins, Chief Executive of the Education Endowment Foundation, said: The fact that many more disadvantaged primary school pupils are achieving good results is testament to the hard work and dedication of teachers and school leaders across the country. It…

Response to Ofsted annual report

Response to Ofsted annual report

Responding to the North South divide highlighted in Ofsted’s Annual Report today, Sir Peter Lampl, Chairman of the Sutton Trust and the Education Endowment Foundation, said:Sir Michael Wilshaw is absolutely right to highlight England’s North South divide. Today’s report confirms our own research which…

Why Arts Education Matters

Why Arts Education Matters

EEF chief executive Kevan Collins on the link between arts education and attainment.‘All schools should be art schools’. This was the call from artist Bob & Roberta Smith when he stood against Michael Gove at this year’s general election in protest against what he termed the…

EEF BLOG: Investing in Literacy

EEF BLOG: Investing in Literacy

Sir Kevan Collins on the Education Endowment Foundation’s new campaign to improve literacy levels in the North East.Much has been made of the transformation of inner-London schools into an education powerhouse; their achievements are certainly one of the success stories of recent times. But as schools…