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October 2015 Research Publications Schools About
New video discusses the latest work on academies

Jack Worth, Research Manager at NFER discusses research which investigates how performance in the 2014 GCSE exams in academies compares to performance in similar maintained schools.
Quality Principles for young people
The first NFER report published as part of Arts Council England's launch of the Cultural Education Challenge, develops and pilots seven Quality Principles(QP) for work for, by and with children and young people. 

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Study of Cultural Education Partnerships
This was the second NFER report published as part of Arts Council England's Cultural Education Challenge. It presents the findings from an evaluation of local Cultural Education Partnerships (CEPs) by NFER.

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Other news
Work Experience Week 2015

Evidence highlights effective practice in providing quality work experience in schools and colleges. Here are key messages from NFER for Work Experience Week 2015. More...
Is vocational education a desirable option?

A blog examining recent research to determine if vocational qualifications can help young people develop skills needed to succeed at the workplace.
Eurydice updates
Teachers' salaries in Europe

This annual Eurydice report provides a comparative analysis of teachers' and school heads' salaries allowances across Europe.
Overview of fee and support systems

This report shows how fee and support systems (including grants and loans) work in higher education in Europe.
NFER Events
4 November
UCET Annual Conference

Senior Research Manager, Matt Walker, will be presenting on the importance of enhancing teachers' research literacy.
12 November
Expanding Free Schools and Academies: Impact, Accountability and the Future of England’s School System

Research Manager, Jack Worth, will be taking part in a panel discussion on the implications of the expansion of free schools and academies.
25 November
Academies Show 2015

Visit us at stand D96 to find out more about the new NFER Tests Suite 2 and other products and services for schools.
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