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Maxwell, Bronwen; Stevens, Anna; Demack, Sean; Coldwell, Mike; Wolstenholme, Claire; Reaney-Wood, Sarah; Stiell, Bernadette; Lortie-Forgues, Hugues – Education Endowment Foundation, 2021
The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF)'s mission is to break the link between family income and educational achievement. This is achieved through summarising the best available evidence in plain language, generating new evidence of 'what works' to improve teaching and learning, and supporting teachers and school leaders to use research evidence…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Maxwell, Bronwen; Stiell, Bernadette; Stevens, Anna; Demack, Sean; Coldwell, Mike; Wolstenholme, Claire; Reaney-Wood, Sarah; Lortie-Forgues, Hugues – Education Endowment Foundation, 2021
The aim of this review was to support the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF), other funders, and developers and deliverers scaling-up interventions by undertaking, for the seven effectiveness trials that had been completed by 2019: (1) a quantitative comparison of effect sizes at the efficiency and effectiveness stages; and (2) a qualitative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Demack, Sean; Maxwell, Bronwen; Coldwell, Mike; Stevens, Anna; Wolstenholme, Claire; Reaney-Wood, Sarah; Stiell, Bernadette; Lortie-Forgues, Hugues – Education Endowment Foundation, 2021
This report presents findings from exploratory, descriptive meta-analyses of effect sizes reported by the first 82 EEF evaluations that used a randomised controlled trial (RCT) or clustered RCT impact evaluation design published up to January 2019. The review used a theoretical framework derived from literature with five overarching themes to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged Youth, Meta Analysis, Effect Size
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Demack, Sean; Maxwell, Bronwen; Coldwell, Mike; Stevens, Anna; Wolstenholme, Claire; Reaney-Wood, Sarah; Stiell, Bernadette; Lortie-Forgues, Hugues – Education Endowment Foundation, 2021
This document summarises key findings from the quantitative strands of a review of the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) evaluations that had reported from the establishment of EEF in 2011 up to January 2019. The quantitative strands summarised include meta-analyses of effect sizes reported for attainment outcomes and descriptive analyses of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged Youth, Meta Analysis, Effect Size
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Demack, Sean; Maxwell, Bronwen; Coldwell, Mike; Stevens, Anna; Wolstenholme, Claire; Reaney-Wood, Sarah; Stiell, Bernadette; Lortie-Forgues, Hugues – Education Endowment Foundation, 2021
This document provides supplementary statistical tables to support the review of Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) evaluations. This includes: (1) Descriptive (univariate) tables for all explanatory variables; (2) Tables for the meta-analyses of primary ITT effect sizes; (3) Tables for the meta-analyses of secondary ITT effect sizes; (4) Tables…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged Youth, Meta Analysis, Effect Size
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Jay, Tim; Willis, Ben; Thomas, Peter; Taylor, Roberta; Moore, Nick; Burnett, Cathy; Merchant, Guy; Stevens, Anna – Education Endowment Foundation, 2017
The aim of the intervention was to raise levels of engagement and attainment across English, maths, and science in primary schools by improving the quality of teacher and pupil talk in the classroom. The approach, termed "dialogic teaching", emphasises dialogue through which pupils learn to reason, discuss, argue, and explain in order to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Interpersonal Communication, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Skill Development
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Demack, Sean; McCaig, Colin; Wolstenholme, Claire; Stevens, Anna; Fumagalli, Laura – Education Endowment Foundation, 2016
ThinkForward is a coaching programme, developed by Impetus Private Equity Foundation, which is designed to support secondary school pupils. ThinkForward is targeted at pupils who have been identified as being at high risk of not being in education, employment or training (NEET) following the completion of compulsory education. Coaches are assigned…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Secondary School Students, At Risk Students, Transitional Programs
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Maxwell, Bronwen; Connolly, Paul; Demack, Sean; O'Hare, Liam; Stevens, Anna; Clague, Lucy – Education Endowment Foundation, 2014
The "TextNow" Transition Programme, developed by national charity Unitas, is a reading for pleasure literacy programme with one to one sessions with a volunteer coach occurring 20 minutes a day each weekday. This occurs at two time points: in Year Six, the final year of primary school for five weeks in the second half of the summer term;…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Recreational Reading, Reading Programs, Coaching (Performance)
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Maxwell, Bronwen; Connolly, Paul; Demack, Sean; O'Hare, Liam; Stevens, Anna; Clague, Lucy – Education Endowment Foundation, 2014
The Summer Active Reading Programme aimed to improve reading skills and particularly comprehension by raising children's engagement in, and enjoyment of, reading at the transition from primary school to secondary school. The programme was delivered by Booktrust, an independent charity that aims to change lives through engaging people with reading.…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Reading Programs, Reading Skills, Reading Comprehension