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2017



A tale of eight regions - Part 2
A tale of eight regions - Part 2
Jude Hillary, Susan Bamford, Daniele Bernardinelli and Geoff Gee April 2017,

Report exploring the challenges Regional Schools Commissioners (RSCs) face in terms of schools requiring action and the availability of Multi-Academy Trusts (MATs) that are ready to expand to meet this need.



Evidence for the Frontline
Evidence for the Frontline
Pippa Lord, David Sims, Richard White and Palak Roy March 2017, Research Report

Study evaluating the pilot of Evidence for the Frontline (E4F) (2015–2016) – an online brokerage service which supports more effective use of research evidence by schools.



Refocusing Assessment
Refocusing Assessment
SSAT , ASCL and NFER March 2017, Practical Guide

Resource which provides a framework for school leaders and department heads to plan a coherent whole school approach to assessment that will support the learning of each and every student.



Performance of partially selective schools in England
Performance of partially selective schools in England
Karen Wespieser, Claudia Sumner, Jennifer Garry et al March 2017, Research Report

New analysis by NFER comparing the results of pupils at partially selective schools with comparable pupils at similar non-selective schools.



Executive headship
Executive headship
Andy Buck, Karen Wespieser and Jennie Harland March 2017, Practical Guide

A summary of the executive headteacher (EHT) role, with practical questions and exemplar role descriptors to consider when creating the position.



Response to Welsh government consultation on workforce data collection
Response to Welsh government consultation on workforce data collection
National Foundation for Educational Research March 2017, Policy Paper

NFER response to the Welsh government consultation on proposed changes to the collection of individual-level information on the school workforce in Wales.



Teacher Voice Omnibus Results May to July 2016 survey
Teacher Voice Omnibus Results May to July 2016 survey
Robert Smith, Jack Tattersall, Adam Rabiasz and David Sims February 2017, Research Report

The DfE submitted questions to Teacher Voice and the Senior Leader Booster Survey conducted in the summer of 2016 on subjects including mental health, aspiration to headship, flexible working and performance-related pay.



NFER submission to the Education Select Commitee's inquiry on teacher supply
NFER submission to the Education Select Commitee's inquiry on teacher supply
National Foundation for Educational Research February 2017, Policy Paper

This document contains written evidence submitted by NFER to the Education Committee’s inquiry into Recruitment and retention of teachers.



Response to Migration Advisory Committee call for evidence
Response to Migration Advisory Committee call for evidence
National Foundation for Educational Research February 2017, Policy Paper

NFER response to the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) call for evidence on the labour market for teachers in nursery, primary, secondary and special needs education.



NFER submission to primary assessment Inquiry
NFER submission to primary assessment Inquiry
National Foundation for Educational Research January 2017, Policy Paper

This document contains written evidence submitted by NFER to the Education Committee’s inquiry into primary assessment.



Research and development insights in teaching schools
Research and development insights in teaching schools
Matt Walker January 2017, Research Report

Report exploring the effectiveness with which teaching schools are delivering their R&D responsibilities.



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