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A tale of eight regions - Part 2April 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 FrontlineMarch 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 AssessmentMarch 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 EnglandMarch 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 headshipMarch 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 collectionMarch 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 surveyFebruary 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 supplyFebruary 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 evidenceFebruary 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 InquiryJanuary 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 schoolsJanuary 2017, Research Report
Report exploring the effectiveness with which teaching schools are delivering their R&D responsibilities.