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NTP was a rough ride (and January didn’t help), says Francis

Running the government’s flagship National Tutoring Programme (NTP) for its inaugural year was “a bit bumpier” than expected, but...

Samantha Booth
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Long-serving DfE adviser Chris Paterson leaves to join EEF

A long-serving policy adviser at the Department for Education is to join the Education Endowment Foundation. The charity has...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Tutoring

‘The stakes are high’: how a Dutch HR firm landed the flagship tutoring contract

Standing at the despatch box yesterday shadow education secretary Kate Green took her opposite number to task over the...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

New Covid study finds no reading loss, but confirms maths drop

Interim findings from another study into Covid lost learning have been published today. This one, funded by the Education...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
News

Schools face new checks to ensure pupil premium spending ‘backed by evidence’

Schools will have to show their pupil premium spending is “backed by evidence” under new requirements announced by the...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Former Ofsted head to lead new charity set up by EEF to run flagship tutoring scheme

A former Ofsted chief inspector will head a new charity that is hoping to takeover running the government’s flagship...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

Achievement for All had ‘detrimental effect’, finds EEF trial

A whole-school improvement programme which has been used at over 4,000 schools across England has a “detrimental effect on...

Simon Kay
Simon Kay
News

EEF research to investigate impact of three-year GCSEs

The Education Endowment Foundation has commissioned research into whether teaching GCSEs over three years boosts pupils’ grades. The charity...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Trial to investigate if ‘activity passport’ boosts attainment

More than 100 primary schools are wanted to take part in a new trial to find out if enrichment...

Kathryn Snowdon
Kathryn Snowdon