Suzanne Straw MSc (Dist)

Deputy Head of Centre for Evidence and Evaluation
s.straw@nfer.ac.uk, +44 (0)1904 567661

Selected publications

Straw, S., Walker, M., Kudenko, I. and Hoyle, P. (2015). ‘A framework for evaluating teacher continuing professional development’, Professional Development Today, 17, 3, 60–68.

Buchanan, E., Stevens, E. and Straw, S. (2015). The SpringBoard Bursary Foundation Impact Assessment: Year 1. Slough: NFER. [Available online].

Straw, S., Jeffes, J., Dawson, A. and Lord, P. (2015). Audit of the Bloodhound Education Programme, 2012-13. Slough: NFER. [Available online].

Straw, S. (2014). Consultation on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for the Education and Training Foundation: Final Report. Slough: NFER. [Available online]

BG Group PLC and National Foundation for Educational Research (2014). STEM Education Learning Report: Social Investments in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education. Reading and Slough: BG Group PLC and NFER. [Available online]

Straw, S. and MacLeod, S. (2013). Improving Young People’s Engagement with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) (NFER Thinks: What the Evidence Tells Us). Slough: NFER. [Available online]

Everett, H., MacLeod, S., Stevens, E. and Straw, S. (2013). Qualitative Evaluation of Tomorrow’s Engineers 2012/13. Slough: NFER. [Available online]

Jeffes, J., Jones, E., Wilson, M., Lamont, E., Straw, S., Wheater, R. and Dawson, A. (2013).Research into the Impact of Project Maths on Student Achievement, Learning and Motivation: Final Report. Slough: NFER. [Available online]

Thurgood, N, Walker, M., Straw, S., Southcott, C. and Sainsbury, M. (2013). Qualitative Evaluation of the National Science Learning Centre: Final Report. Slough: NFER. [Available online]

Walker, M., Straw, S., Jeffes, J., Sainsbury, M., Clarke, C. and Thom, G. (2013). Evaluation of the Mathematics Specialist Teacher (MaST) Programme (DfE Research Report 274). London: DfE. [Available online]

Harland, J., Straw, S., Stevens, E. and Dawson, A. (2012). Exploring the Engagement of STEM SMEs with Education: Key Findings Research Summary. Slough: NFER. [Available online]

Jeffes, J., Straw, S. and Lamont, E. (2012). Evaluation of the European Space Education Resource Office: Final Report. Slough: NFER. [Available online]

Macleod, S., Walker, M., Durbin, B., Jeffes, J. and Straw, S. (2012). Evaluation of Starting Out Pilot Programme: Final Report. Slough: NFER. [Available online]

Straw, S. and Dawson, A. (2012). Bloodhound Education Programme: Follow-up Audit of Activities. Slough: NFER. [Available online]

Straw, S., Macleod, S. and Hart, R. (2012). Evaluation of the Wellcome Trust Camden STEM Initiative. Slough: NFER. [Available online]

National Foundation for Educational Research (2011). The STEM Cohesion Programme: Final Report (DFE Research Report 147). London: DFE. [Available online]

Straw, S., Hart, R. and Harland, J. (2011). An Evaluation of the Impact of STEMNET’s Services on Pupils and Teachers. Slough: NFER. [Available online]

MacLeod, S. and Straw, S. (2010). Adult Basic Skills. Reading: CfBT Education Trust. [Available online]

Lamont, E., Flack, J. and Straw, S. (2010). NFER Evaluation of the Arnold Foundation for Rugby School: Summary Report. Slough: NFER. [Available online]

Kendall, S., Straw, S., Jones, M., Springate, I. and Grayson, H. (2008). A Review of the Research Evidence: Narrowing the Gap in Outcomes for Vulnerable Groups. Slough: NFER. [Available online].

Springate, I., Atkinson, M., Straw, S., Lamont, E. and Grayson, H. (2008). Narrowing the Gap in Outcomes: Early Years (0-5 Years). Slough: NFER [Available online].

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