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Walker, Matt – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2017
Evidence-informed practice is now regarded as instrumental to school reform efforts both in England and elsewhere (Greany, 2015). This is especially important given the focus on school self-improvement coupled with a drive for high-quality teaching within a devolved, and increasingly autonomous, education system. Teaching schools are outstanding…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Evidence Based Practice, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality
Buck, Andy; Wespieser, Karen; Harland, Jennie – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2017
Based on research conducted by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER), Ambition School Leadership (formerly The Future Leaders Trust) and the National Governors' Association called: "Executive headteachers: What's in a name?," this brief guide provides a summary of the executive headteacher (EHT) role, with practical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Role, Job Skills
Wheater, Rebecca; Durbin, Ben; McNamara, Stephen; Classick, Rachel – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2016
The impact of socio-economic background on mathematics performance in England can be seen from the most to least disadvantaged. As socio-economic background of pupils increases, so does average mathematics performance; the gap between the most and least disadvantaged is equivalent to over three years' of schooling. However, many factors other than…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Education, Outcomes of Education, Disadvantaged Youth
McCrone, Tami; Sims, David; Gladding, Cath – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2016
Apprenticeships are currently undergoing reform in England. Funding mechanisms and the content of Apprenticeship programmes are being restructured. NFER and the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) have carried out a joint research project to inform future policy and practice with evidence on how providers of Apprenticeships are…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Guidelines
National Foundation for Educational Research, 2016
The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a worldwide research project involving schools and students in over 70 countries. It is run by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), takes place every three years, and is designed to examine how 15-year-olds can apply what they have learned in school to real…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Secondary School Students, Achievement Tests
Theobald, Katy; Lord, Pippa – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2016
Executive headteachers (EHTs) are becoming increasingly prevalent as the self-improving school system matures; there are over 620 EHTs in the school workforce today; and the number recorded in the School Workforce Census (SWC) has increased by 240 per cent between 2010 and 2014. The role is still evolving locally and nationally and, as EHTs take…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Role, Administrator Characteristics
Lord, Pippa; Wespieser, Karen; Harland, Jennie; Fellows, Tom; Theobald, Katy – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2016
Executive headteachers (EHTs) are becoming increasingly prevalent as the self-improving school system matures; there are over 620 EHTs in the school workforce today; and the number recorded in the School Workforce Census (SWC) has increased by 240 per cent between 2010 and 2014. The role is still evolving locally and nationally and, as EHTs take…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Role, Administrator Characteristics
Harland, Jennie; Bernardinelli, Daniele – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2016
This document is a technical appendix to the report "Executive Headteachers: What's in a Name? A Full Report of the Findings." It provides a detailed account of the methodology used to obtain the data on which the report is based. The research explored the prevalence and nature of the executive headteacher role, in order to inform policy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, School Administration, Qualitative Research
Wespieser, Karen, Ed. – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2016
This Case Study Compendium provides an overview of the 12 cases that were investigated as part of the study "Executive Headteachers: What's in a Name?'" (Lord et al., 2016). The case study overviews are based on in-depth analysis and research as described in the full report (ibid) and the Technical Appendix (Harland and Bernardinelli,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Role, School Administration
Fellows, Tom; Odell, Evan – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2016
This literature review aims to encapsulate existing research on the executive headteacher (EHT) position in England, building on the work of Fellows (2016). It covers three main areas: the history of EHTs in England; the skills, qualities and motivations identified in EHTs by existing literature; and the governance and school structures associated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Characteristics, School Administration
National Foundation for Educational Research, 2015
A core part of 16 to 19 study programmes is the provision of work experience for all young people. It is increasingly recognised that young people need to develop their employability skills, alongside qualifications, in preparation for the world of work and securing a job. This top tips guide offers advice to schools and colleges wishing to…
Descriptors: Work Experience, Youth Opportunities, Youth Programs, Employment Potential
Wespieser, Karen – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2015
This report looks at the online activities of London's young people. The report highlights that children and young people use technology to have fun, study and communicate with others. Most children and young people have positive experiences online. On the whole they are sensible online and do not put themselves "at risk". However, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Children, Youth
Worth, Jack – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2015
Academies are now a part of the English school landscape. Future policy should focus on learning the lessons from the growth of academy schools. In this "NFER Thinks," the author presents the case that any future expansion in the number of academies should be motivated by a clear vision of the long-term outcomes for learners that…
Descriptors: Career Academies, Outcomes of Education, Case Studies, Educational Development
Burge, Bethan – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2015
This election factsheet highlights the following points: (1) It isn't always possible to say with certainty from looking at a country's rank in the PISA educational league tables alone whether one country or economy has definitely performed better than another; (2) England's position in the league tables is dependent on which countries and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, Secondary School Students, Comparative Analysis
McCrone, Tami; Hopwood, Vicky; Wade, Pauline; White, Richard – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2015
Study Programmes were introduced in 2013 so that every post-16 provider could offer their learners coherent study programmes with breadth and depth, enabling learners to progress successfully to employment, apprenticeships, or higher education. Study programmes should include: at least one substantial qualification; English and mathematics for…
Descriptors: Barriers, Delivery Systems, Educational Principles, Work Experience
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