Education Endowment Foundation:EAL pupils outperform native English speakers at GCSE – Kevan Collins comments

EAL pupils outperform native English speakers at GCSE – Kevan Collins comments

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There has been lots of coverage in today’s media of new Department for Education data showing that children with English as their second language have outperformed native speakers at GCSEs for the first time

Here’s our chief executive Sir Kevan Collins’ comment, quoted in today’s Daily Telegraph:

The EEF, in partnership with the Bell Foundation and Unbound Philanthropy, are funding three trials to generate the high-quality evidence schools need to improve the attainment of those groups of EAL pupils most at risk of underachievement. Read more about these below…