Teacher Voice - have your say!

Teacher Voice is NFER's teacher omnibus survey. It started in February 2008, and is now running four times a year, with surveys in the autumn, spring and summer. NFER is keen to develop the omnibus as forum for teachers to identify the issue and ideas that are being researched and debated outside the staffroom.

Topics covered include

  • Behaviour
  • Report cards
  • Continuing professional development
  • ICT

Read and comment on past surveys through the online forum. Let us know what you think.
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Just published

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.
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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.
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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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Safeguarding post-Laming: initial scoping study
This scoping study identified research and grey literature which has been produced since the Laming report and provides a summary of the key findings.
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New projects

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. 
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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. 
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Eurydice news

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.  
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