Tutoring

Randstad’s tutoring contract worth £37m less than total offered by DfE

Dutch outsourcing giant Randstad will take over the National Tutoring Programme for tens of millions of pounds less than...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Williamson backs national online tutoring pilot

The government has backed a national online tutoring pilot that will see hundreds of disadvantaged pupils receive free tuition...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Charities in talks with ministers over tuition pilot

Four charities are in talks with ministers about a pilot scheme that could see one-to-one tuition delivered to thousands...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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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
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Most EEF trials ‘don’t tell us anything’, say researchers

Most trials carried out by a major educational research charity “don’t tell us anything” about whether an intervention had...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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EEF: Weekly maths tutoring boosts progress by three months

Children receiving weekly maths tutoring make three months’ more progress than those without a tutor, according to new research...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Seven ways to improve science teaching, according to the EEF

The Education Endowment Foundation has published a new report on ‘improving secondary science’, which gives seven recommendations to try...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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EEF: Group pupils within classes rather than setting or streaming

Grouping pupils by their attainment for specific activities within their usual classes is more likely to boost attainment than...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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New £9.8m fund to gather world’s ‘best’ teaching practices

A new £9.8 million fund will deliver a five-year project to gather the best teaching practices from around the...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson