• Heads' anxiety peaked before lockdown and school reopenings, finds UCL study

    Anxiety among headteachers peaked after partial school closures and phased reopenings were announced, but teachers’ wellbeing stayed “largely the same” during lockdown, according to a new study. Analysis of survey data collected by Teacher Tapp by UCL and paid-for by the Nuffield Foundation found that 38 per cent of heads reported “very high” work-related anxiety

    0.01 Sep. 22nd, 2020 | News

  • Coronavirus: School closures play 'marginal' role in containing COVID-19

    School closures will only have a “marginal” impact in containing the spread of COVID-19, according to a new study. A review led by University College London and published today in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health found school closures “do not appear to have a significant effect on the spread of infections during coronavirus outbreaks

    23.30 Apr. 6th, 2020 | News

  • Top universities reluctant to sponsor struggling schools

    The UK’s most prestigious universities are turning down chances to sponsor struggling schools through the government’s academies programme, research by the British Educational Research Association has shown. Just four of the 13 universities that became lead sponsors for formerly struggling schools in 2015-16 are classed as “high-status” institutions, according to factors such as research activity,

    0.01 Sep. 5th, 2017 | News