• The 6 key points from EPI's 'Secondary School Choice in England' report

    The Education Policy Institute (EPI) has published new analysis looking at how parents choose which secondary schools to send their children to in England. Each child can list up to six secondary schools they want to apply to, which parents rank in order of preference. These are submitted to the local authority who then allocate

    0.01 Sep. 13th, 2018 | News

  • Disadvantaged pupils' maths attainment sees England fall behind

    England needs to double the number of disadvantaged pupils who achieve the top GCSE grades in maths to catch up with the best-performing countries around the world, according to new Education Policy Institute (EPI) research. Just one in 10 disadvantaged pupils in England achieve a grade 7, 8 or 9 in GCSE maths, while nearly twice

    0.01 Apr. 19th, 2018 | News

  • Universal Infant Free School Meals - what has the impact been so far?

    Some parents and school leaders believe free lunches are having positive effects on the lives of infants and their families, but the costs to schools may become unsustainable unless the government keeps an eye on how much money it provides, writes Peter Sellen, who co-authored the EPI’s new report In September 2013, the previous coalition

    14.25 Jan. 24th, 2018 | Opinion

  • Sir Michael Wilshaw joins board of Education Policy Institute

    Sir Michael Wilshaw has become a trustee at Education Policy Institute (EPI) following his departure from Ofsted at the end of last year. The former chief inspector has joined the board at EPI, a think tank based in London, at which he has given talks and even spoken critically with regards their reports previously. He swells the

    13.05 Mar. 2nd, 2017 | News