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Bélanger, Julie; Broeks, Miriam – RAND Europe, 2016
This report explores the working conditions and flows of state-funded secondary school teachers in Cambridgeshire compared to a select number of other local authorities and to the English national landscape as a whole between 2010 and 2015. It also presents findings for different subjects, highlighting the situation for science, technology,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Persistence, Teaching Conditions
Janta, Barbara; Harte, Emma – RAND Europe, 2016
This policy brief investigates policies relevant to the education of migrant children across the EU. It outlines the main challenges facing migrant children in schools across Europe, and the existing policy options that aim to redress the disparities in educational outcomes between native children and children with a migrant background. Roughly 10…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Migrant Education, Migrant Children
van Belle, Janna – RAND Europe, 2016
United States studies have shown that the provision of Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) is associated with positive social and economic outcomes, both in the short and long term. This brief reviewed the available evidence on the short and long term outcomes of ECEC within the European context: how do existing differences between EU…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Outcomes of Education, Labor Market, Foreign Countries
McGrath, Cecile Hoareau; Hofman, Joanna; Bajziková, Lubica; Harte, Emma; Lasakova, Anna; Pankowska, Paulina; Sasso, S.; Belanger, Julie; Florea, S.; Krivogra, J. – RAND Europe, 2016
At a time when more students than ever are attending higher education, its provision is becoming more fluid, global and competitive. For example, developments in new technologies mean that higher education institutions (HEIs) can make their courses available all over the world. These developments bring into question the traditional delivery model…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Governance, Educational Innovation, Online Surveys
Janta, Barbara; van Belle, Janna; Stewart, Katherine – RAND Europe, 2016
There is a strong association between the quality of Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) provision and the outcomes for children, with high quality ECEC being associated with better child outcomes later in life. This brief reviewed the broad range of indicators that have been linked to quality, with a focus on understanding how these…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality, Child Care, Outcomes of Education
Harte, Emma; Herrera, Facundo; Stepanek, Martin – RAND Europe, 2016
This policy brief looks at the education of EU migrant children in the context of intra-EU mobility. It examines some of the literature and data on the topic in order to identify key differences between EU migrant children and non-migrant children. There are disparities in educational performance between migrants and non-migrants. The brief…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Migrant Children, Migrant Education, Mobility
Søndergaard, Susanne; Cox, Kate; Silfversten, Erik; Anderson, Brent; Meads, Catherine; Schaefer, Agnes Gereben; Larkin, Jody – RAND Europe, 2016
Each year, approximately 17,000 personnel leave the UK Armed Forces and return to civilian life. The Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) has called for better transition support in order to assist Service leavers and their families in leading successful civilian lives. FiMT conducted a stakeholder engagement programme in 2015 to identify areas where…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Military Personnel, Family (Sociological Unit), Housing
Horvath, Veronika; Ghez, Jeremy; Khodyakov, Dmitry; Yaqub, Ohid – RAND Europe, 2015
This Research Report forms part of our series on global societal trends and their impact on the EU in 2030. This analysis is embedded within the framework of the European Strategy and Policy Analysis System (ESPAS) set up to develop a lasting framework to assess global trends and to develop policy responses across EU institutions over the next…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sociocultural Patterns, Trend Analysis, Delphi Technique
Graf, Marlon; Ghez, Jeremy; Khodyakov, Dmitry; Yaqub, Ohid – RAND Europe, 2015
This Research Report forms part of our series on global societal trends and their impact on the EU in 2030. This analysis is embedded within the framework of the European Strategy and Policy Analysis System (ESPAS) set up to develop a lasting framework to assess global trends and to develop policy responses across EU institutions over the next…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sociocultural Patterns, Trend Analysis, Delphi Technique
Manville, Catriona; Jones, Molly Morgan; Henham, Marie-Louise; Castle-Clarke, Sophie; Frearson, Michael; Gunashekar, Salil; Grant, Jonathan – RAND Europe, 2015
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 is a nationwide initiative designed to assess the quality of research in UK higher education institutions (HEIs). For the first time, REF 2014 introduced the wider impact of research, alongside the quality of research and the vitality of the research environment, into the assessment of research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research, Higher Education, Outcome Measures
Manville, Catriona; Jones, Molly Morgan; Frearson, Michael; Castle-Clarke, Sophie; Henham, Marie-Louise; Gunashekar, Salil; Grant, Jonathan – RAND Europe, 2015
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 is a nationwide initiative designed to assess the quality of research in UK higher education institutions (HEIs). For the first time, REF 2014 introduced the wider impact of research, alongside the quality of research and the vitality of the research environment, into the assessment of research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research, Higher Education, Outcome Measures
Manville, Catriona; Jones, Molly Morgan; Frearson, Michael; Castle-Clarke, Sophie; Henham, Marie-Louise; Gunashekar, Salil; Grant, Jonathan – RAND Europe, 2015
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 is a nationwide initiative designed to assess the quality of research in UK higher education institutions (HEIs). For the first time, REF 2014 introduced the wider impact of research, alongside the quality of research and the vitality of the research environment, into the assessment of research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research, Higher Education, Outcome Measures
Manville, Catriona; Guthrie, Susan; Henham, Marie-Louise; Garrod, Bryn; Sousa, Sonia; Kirtley, Anne; Castle-Clarke, Sophie; Ling, Tom – RAND Europe, 2015
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is a new system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions (HEIs). For the first time, part of the assessment included the wider impact of research. RAND Europe was commissioned to evaluate the assessment process of the impact element of REF submissions, and to explore the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research, Higher Education, Outcome Measures
Guerin, Benoit – RAND Europe, 2014
The early years of childhood are crucial for the development of the cognitive and social-behavioural skills of an adult. Thus, they represent a unique challenge and opportunity to invest in children. Extensive research has shown that Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) is effective in tackling the inequality which can tend to spring from…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Foreign Countries, Poverty
Mills, Melinda; Präg, Patrick – RAND Europe, 2014
The school-to-work transition is a crucial life stage for young people, and research has often shown that this stage has important effects on their entire life courses. In recent years, young people willing to enter the labour market have been challenged by increasing uncertainty and comparatively high unemployment. These labour market trends have…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Readiness, Career Education, Employment Qualifications
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