New £2M fund to find best ways to improve outcomes for EAL pupils

New £2M fund to find best ways to improve outcomes for EAL pupils

Strategies to boost attainment for pupils who speak English as an additional language (EAL) will be tested in a new £2m funding round launched today by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF), the Bell Foundation and Unbound Philanthropy.The new round will award funding to up to five projects to trial and evaluate them across large numbers of English schools. Successfully funded trials will be independently evaluated and the results will help to build an evidence base…

EEF announces review on evidence on marking

EEF announces review on evidence on marking

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) intends to commission a review of the current evidence on approaches to written marking commonly used in English primary and secondary schools to provide feedback to pupils. The review will assess the costs (primarily related to time) and benefits of a range of…

EEF in the news: Kevan Collins in the TES

EEF in the news: Kevan Collins in the TES

Kevan Collins, chief executive of the Education Endowment Foundation, writes in response to an article by Dylan Wiliam on research-led teaching.Dylan Wiliam raised some important points in his article on research-led teaching (TES magazine, 10 April). Of course, he’s right that proponents of evidence in education…

Using the Families of Schools Database - Schools’ Breakfast Seminar

Using the Families of Schools Database - Schools’ Breakfast Seminar

Date: Tuesday April 21st from 8:00-9:30amVenue: Capital City Academy in Willesden Green, LondonAudience: Senior leaders, teachers and governorsRSVP: rebecca.clegg@eefoundation.org.uk  Schools...we need your input!The EEF Families of Schools Database has been live since January 2015 and is currently…

EEF recruiting schools for 5 groundbreaking new trials

EEF recruiting schools for 5 groundbreaking new trials

The Education Endowment Foundation has today announced 5 ground-breaking new trials and is looking for 400 schools to take part and help find the best ways to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils.One of the new trials will test if addressing pupils’ misconceptions about algebra and fractions can have…

EEF BLOG: Premium Rewards

EEF BLOG: Premium Rewards

EEF Chief Executive Kevan Collins writes about his experience as a judge of this year's Pupil Premium Awards.As the chair of the judging panel for this year’s Pupil Premium Awards, I’ve been fortunate enough to visit some great schools across the country and see first-hand…