Themed Rounds

As well as our general funding rounds, we have run a number of themed rounds focusing on a single area where we want to build the evidence, often in partnership with other funders.

To date, we have funded the following themed rounds:

  • Literacy Catch-Up for 11 year-olds (2012)
  • Digital Technology (2013)
  • Youth Social Action (2014)
  • Education and Neuroscience (2014)
  • Research Use in Schools (2014)
  • Character and Education (2015)
  • Raising the Attainment of EAL Pupils (2016)
  • Financial Education (2016)
  • Improving Outcomes for Disadvantaged 16-18 year-olds (2016)
  • Careers Education (2017)
  • Improving Science Education (2018)
  • Science Teacher Retention (2018)
  • Early Years: professional development and leadership (2018)
  • Improving the Home Learning Environment (2018)
  • Improving outcomes for pupils with SEND (2019)
  • Professional development in the early years: building evidence to close the gap - Round 2 (2019)