May 2014 Research Publications Schools About
Survey highlights concerns over pupils in nappies

Findings about the extent of poor toileting skills among school-aged children generated a lot of interest from the press, public and profession earlier this month - read the facts and figures behind the headlines.

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Jury still out on Royal College plan
How do teachers feel about the idea of setting up a Royal College for their profession? When we asked them on behalf of the Sutton Trust, the results proved inconclusive...

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The feelgood factor
Wellbeing impacts on outcomes, but how can the 'happiness' of pupils and staff be captured for the whole school's benefit? We've added measures to our school surveys to do just that.

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Special delivery: what good CPD looks like
If you are starting to think about staff development for next year, take a look at the features of good CPD and how they form the basis of the Enquiring Schools programme.

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Getting in on the action
In a new piece for SecEd, Caroline Fisher looks at schools who are developing ways to transform the role students play in informing improvements through doing their own action research.

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Educational Research: call for papers
A forthcoming Special Issue of NFER's peer-reviewed journal is looking for submissions that explore the relationship between education and young people who are NEET, or likely to become NEET.

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Latest blogs

Understanding teachers' engagement with research - exemplified in the grassroots ResearchEd movement - is key to evidence-led evolution of the profession argues guest blogger Matt Inniss.

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5 June 2014
Westminster Education Forum Keynote Seminar
NFER Director of Research Sarah Maughan will be contributing to a discussion during this seminar on 'Reforming England's examination system; quality of marking, marking regulation and tackling malpractice'.

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