Daisy's Digest: a round up of recent educational news

 

Research Update: 10 December 2015 - Download

  • Teacher recruitment and retention
  • Research on non-cognitive skills

Research Update: 2 December 2015 - Download

  • Ofsted annual report
  • Government spending review

Research Update: 25 November 2015 - Download

  • OECD Education at a Glance report
  • Teacher training statistics and annual NQT survey

Research Update: 4 November 2015 - Download

  • Nicky Morgan's latest policy speech, with details of compulsory EBacc
  • Research on school collaboration

Research Update: 16 October 2015 - Download

  • Assessment statistics for early years, GCSE and A-Level
  • Driver Youth Trust report on SEND

Research Update: 7 October 2015 - Download

  • The success of London schools
  • Admissions codes and faith schools

Research Update: 30 September 2015 - Download

  • Results of the phonics check and KS1 assessments
  • New report on the science of learning

Research Update: 30 September 2015 - Download

  • Results of the phonics check and KS1 assessments
  • New report on the science of learning

Research Update: 16 September 2015 - Download

  • An Ofsted report on KS3
  • Technology in schools

Research Update: 9 September 2015 - Download

  • Academy finances
  • Research on the teaching profession in Europe
  • The Research Ed conference

Research Update: 2 September 2015 - Download

  • Results from national exams
  • Sutton Trust report on academy chains
  • Policy Exchange 'resit levy' proposal

Research Update: 15 July 2015 - Download

  • Latest EEF reports
  • New research on school size

Research Update: 9 July 2015 - Download

  • AQA report on the future of assessment
  • School workforce statistics

Research Update: 1 July 2015 - Download

  • Research on the phonics check
  • Definition of coasting schools

Research Update: 24 June 2015 - Download

  • Study into the economic benefits to a society of teaching maths well in school
  • Study into the bias of teacher assessment
  • Statistics on school place applications

Research Update: 17 June 2015 - Download

  • Changes to Ofsted inspections
  • New research from the EEF
  • School census statistics

Research Update: 10 June 2015 - Download

  • Research on texting and tweeting in lectures
  • Character education
  • Professional development

Research Update: 3 June 2015 - Download

  • Children's reading habits
  • Statistics on absenteeism and NEETs

Research Update: 20 May 2015 - Download

  • Measuring non-cognitive skills
  • Mobile phones in the classroom

Research Update: 13 May 2015 - Download

  • OECD education league tables
  • Principles of psychology for teachers

Research Update: 29 April 2015 - Download

  • Finnish education
  • The SSAT's vision for 2040
  • The Key's survey of school leaders

Research Update: 22 April 2015 - Download

  • Social mobility
  • Impact of reading on later earnings

Research Update: 1 April 2015 - Download

  • IFS briefing on school funding
  • Think tank research on academy chains
  • Latest statistics on pupil absenteeism

Research Update: 25 March 2015 - Download

  • Academy chain performance measures

Research Update: 18 March 2015 - Download

  • Sutton Trust research on disadvantaged pupils
  • Teacher pay review

Research Update: 11 March 2015 - Download

  • Policy Exchange report on the impact of free schools
  • Launch of Education Datalab
  • Ofsted report on high-attainers in non-selective schools

Research Update: 4 March 2015 - Download

  • Guidance on teaching assistants

Research Update: 25 February 2015 - Download

  • Latest findings from the Education Endowment Foundation
  • Analysis of school exam data
  • Report on the success of London schools

Research Update: 11 February 2015 - Download

  • Teacher workload consultation response
  • New reception baseline details

Research Update: 4 February 2015 - Download

  • GCSE and A-level league tables
  • Two select committee reports on education
  • College of Teaching and Conservative education plans

Research Update: 28 January 2015 - Download

  • Centre Forum analysis of new primary accountability measures
  • National Audit Office criticism of the DfE

Research Update: 21 January 2015 - Download

  • Rumours of 'double Ofsted inspections' to test reliability of judgements
  • Review of Initial Teacher Training 
  • Review into worldwide education reforms.

Research Update: 17 December 2014 - Download

  • Ofsted annual report
  • KS2 results

Research Update: 10 December 2014 - Download

  • Proposed college of teaching
  • New statistics on free schools
  • Guidance on the introduction of new exams

Research Update: 3 December 2014 - Download

  • New statistics on teacher training
  • Save the Children report on reading
  • Institute of Education report on a nationwide study of children’s lives

Research Update: 26 November 2014 - Download

  • The value of quality textbooks
  • Decrease in amount of unemployed young people

Research Update: 19 November 2014 - Download

  • Research into the success of London schools
  • New SEND funding consultation

Research Update: 12 November 2014 - Download

  • Cost analysis of teacher training routes
  • Research into school size
  • Education sector statistics report from the DfE

Research Update: 5 November 2014 - Download

  • Sutton Trust report on effective teaching
  • National Audit Office report on government oversight of schools
  • Research on the impact of School Direct

Research Update: 29 October 2014 - Download

  • New primary performance descriptors
  • Research on the impact of pre-school

Research Update: 22 October 2014 - Download

  • State of the Nation report by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission
  • Pearson report on effective pedagogy
  • New early years statistics

Research Update: 15 October 2014 - Download

  • A report on the impact of national culture on academic achievement
  • Ofsted consultation on their new inspection framework

Research Update: 8 October 2014 - Download

  • Report on schools and social mobility by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission
  • New research on whole-class instruction

Research Update: 1 October 2014 - Download

  • Phonics check and KS1 assessments results
  • Ofsted report on the impact of low-level disruption on learning

Research Update: 24 September 2014 - Download

  • Important Ofsted updates
  • Policy exchange report on primary academies

Research Update: 17 September 2014 - Download

  • Attending pre-school leads to better life chances

Research Update: 10 September 2014 - Download

  • Teaching Assistants need to be trained
  • How education systems around the world compare
  • Pupil Premium funding could be given to parents

Research Update: 3 September 2014 - Download

  • KS2 result tables
  • SEND reforms
  • Institute of Education report on poverty and education

Research Update: 20 August 2014 - Download

  • What is the value of the extended school day?
  • Headteacher league tables

Research Update: 6 August 2014 - Download

  • Revised Ofsted guidance for school inspections
  • Sutton Trust report on academy chains
  • Sutton Trust report into elite university admission.

Research Update: 23 July 2014 - Download

  • Ofsted report on Pupil Premium
  • Criticism of Ofsted lesson inspections
  • DfE updates on pupil numbers.

Research Update: 25 June 2014 - Download

  • How have London schools managed to improve their performance?
  • Maths anxiety
  • Report on white working class achievement.

Research Update: 18 June 2014 - Download

  • Criticism of the Education Funding Agency
  • New DfE pupil roll statistics
  • New school food standards.

Research Update: 4 June 2014 - Download

  • Ofsted report on Birmingham schools
  • Report on early primary performance indicators.

Research Update: 3 June 2014 - Download

  • Impact on learning of cluttered classrooms
  • Changes to employment of Ofsted inspectors.

Research Update: 28 May 2014 - Download

  • Education Endowment Foundation
  • DfE updates on myths and facts about running a school.

Research Update: 14 May 2014 - Download

  • Free school finances
  • Using value-added scores to measure teacher quality
  • DfE impact report on teaching schools.

Research Update: 7 May 2014 - Download

  • Blunkett education review
  • Assessment innovation fund winners announced
  • DfE announce review of initial teacher training.

Research Update: 30 April 2014 - Download

  • New book on the science of learning
  • Research on note-taking: pen versus laptop
  • DfE updates on headteacher standards and assessment.

Research Update: 16 April 2014 - Download

  • School workforce statistics
  • Ofqual and DfE announcements on changes to exams
  • Behaviour in schools.

Research Update: 26 March 2014 - Download

  • Early years education
  • Dyslexia
  • DfE updates on FSM destinations, academies and absentee rates.

     

Daisy Christodoulou is Research and Development Manager at ARK Schools.