Education Endowment Foundation:The EEF in the news

The EEF in the news

This week in the media
Hilary Cornwell
Hilary Cornwell
Head of Communications
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Here’s a round-up of our press mentions from the past week.

All work and low pay? The Economist referenced the EEF’s forthcoming review of the evidence on marking in a piece arguing that teachers’ workload is becoming untenable.

Quartz, an international news site, took an in-depth look at character education across the globe. They spoke to our CEO, Sir Kevan Collins, and mentioned the trials we are running in this area.

Tim Harford, the Undercover Economist, mentioned the work of the EEF in a piece on policymaking and statistics for the FT (£).

The Evening Standard reported on our grant to Enfield Council to trial Integrating English, a programme to improve the language skills of pupils with English as an additional language.

Buzzfeed put together a quiz using some of the real-world maths questions from our new trial of Young Enterprise’s Maths in Context programme. See how you do here

Writing for the Huffington Post, Robert Slavin referenced the EEF in arguing that education funding needs to be spent on specific, high-impact investments.