Education Endowment Foundation:Sir Peter Lampl and Sir Kevan Collins respond to the Education Secretary’s speech

Sir Peter Lampl and Sir Kevan Collins respond to the Education Secretary’s speech

Sir Peter Lampl and Sir Kevan Collins respond to the Education Secretary’s speech and the creation of new Opportunity Areas
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EEF
EEF
Press Release •1 minutes •

Commenting on the Education Secretary’s speech to the Conservative Party conference and the announcement of new Opportunity Areas’, Sir Peter Lampl, Chairman of the Sutton Trust and of the Education Endowment Foundation, said:

Sir Kevan Collins, Chief Executive of the Education Endowment Foundation, also said:

NOTES TO EDITORS:

1.The Sutton Trust is a foundation set up in 1997, dedicated to improving social mobility through education. It has published over 170 research studies and funded and evaluated programmes that have helped hundreds of thousands of young people of all ages, from early years through to access to the professions.

2.The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) is a grant-making charity set up in 2011 by the Sutton Trust as lead foundation in partnership with Impetus Trust (now part of Impetus – The Private Equity Foundation), with a £125m founding grant from the Department for Education. The EEF is dedicated to breaking the link between family income and educational achievement. Since its launch the EEF has awarded £75.4 million to 127 projects working with over 750,000 pupils in over 7,500 schools across England. The EEF and Sutton Trust are, together, the government-designated What Works Centre for Education.