The third evaluation of the school fruit and vegetable scheme
This report explores the longer-term impact of the School Fruit and Vegetable Scheme. This independent evaluation builds on those previously conducted for the Big Lottery Fund in 2004 and for the Department of Health in 2006.
Use of an aptitude test in university entrance - a validity study: updated analysis of higher education destinations, including 2007 entrants
This report updates the initial findings from the analysis of the 2006 HE entry data to include students who entered higher education in 2007. It also reports on a survey of participating students and young people carried out in December 2008.
NFER evaluation of the Arnold Foundation for Rugby School
NFER was commissioned by Rugby School to evaluate the Arnold Foundation which was established in 2003 as a charitable foundation to offer fully funded places in the school, for pupils who would benefit from a boarding education, but whose parents are not able to afford the fees.
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Developing young researchers
The purpose of the project is to produce a web-based resource for adults working with children and young people, and to investigate the abundance of resources available to support young people to become researchers.
Information, advise and guidance (IAG) research
In recent years there have been a number of reforms to the pathways young people can take, including some restructuring of IAG mechanisms. The LGA has commissioned NFER to identify current improvement and support needs in relation to IAG.
Focus on higher education in Europe 2010: the impact of the Bologna Process
The 2010 edition of Focus on higher education in Europe, produced fort he European Commission by the Eurydice network, provides a comparative overview of the Bologna Process and its impact on the 46 signatory countries, and includes a schematic diagram of the higher education system in each of those countries.