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Covid-19 update:  Our funding rounds have been paused since March 2020 because of the severe disruption in schools, nurseries and colleges as a result of partial school closures and we focused on generating evidence and resources to help schools during this time. This is being kept under constant review, with the aim of resuming our commissioning of non-Covid research as soon as we can. Sign up to our free EEF News Alerts to keep up-to-date.


The EEF's grant funding tests the impact of high-potential projects aiming to raise the attainment and wider outcomes of 3-18 year-olds, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds. 

We do this to find out what's most likely to work effectively and cost-effectively, and to put that into action across the country.

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