Other curriculum subjects

Evaluation of the Languages Support Programme in Teaching Schools
Evaluation of the Languages Support Programme in Teaching Schools
Marian Sainsbury, David Sims, Caroline Filmer-Sankey et al May 2013, Research Report

An evaluation of the implementation and the impacts of the Languages Support programme delivered by the CfBT Education Trust on behalf of the DfE from January 2012 to March 2013.



European Survey on Language Competences: Language Proficiency in England
European Survey on Language Competences: Language Proficiency in England
Bethan Burge, Robert Ager, Rose Cook et al February 2013, Research Report

This report presents England’s achievement data in the European Survey on Language Competences (ESLC), alongside the contextual information provided by the survey questionnaires.



Languages at Key Stage 4 2009. Evaluation of the impact of the Languages review recommendations: Findings from the 2009 survey
Languages at Key Stage 4 2009. Evaluation of the impact of the Languages review recommendations: Findings from the 2009 survey
Caroline Filmer-Sankey and Helen Marshall October 2010, Research Report

DCSF commissioned NFER to examine the impact of the Languages Review on languages at KS4 in maintained schools in England.



Personal Finance Education: Effective practice guide for schools
Personal Finance Education: Effective practice guide for schools
Thomas Spielhofer, David Kerr and Clare Gardiner June 2010, Practical Guide

This document provides guidance on effective practice in delivering personal finance education in secondary schools and is based on the findings from an evaluation of Learning Money Matters (LMM).



Languages at Key Stage 4 2009 - 2011. Evaluation of the impact of Languages Review recommendations
Languages at Key Stage 4 2009 - 2011. Evaluation of the impact of Languages Review recommendations
Caroline Filmer-Sankey, Helen Marshall and Caroline Sharp June 2010, Research Summary

This research brief reported on findings from the first year of what was originally planned to be a three-year evaluation of the impact of the Languages Review recommendations.



Evaluation of Learning Money Matters (LMM)
Evaluation of Learning Money Matters (LMM)
Thomas Spielhofer, David Kerr and Clare Gardiner September 2009, Research Report

This report presents the final findings of research carried out by NFER, as part of an independent evaluation on behalf of pfeg, of the Learning Money Matters (LMM) initiative.



Primary modern foreign languages: Longitudinal survey of implementation of national entitlement to language learning at Key Stage 2
Primary modern foreign languages: Longitudinal survey of implementation of national entitlement to language learning at Key Stage 2
Pauline Wade, Helen Marshall and Sharon O'Donnell July 2009, Research Report

NFER was commissioned by the DCSF to conduct a three-year longitudinal study of language learning at Key Stage 2 (KS2).



Assessing Enterprise Capability - guidance for schools
Assessing Enterprise Capability - guidance for schools
Thomas Spielhofer and Sarah Lynch December 2008, Practical Guide

This guidance document is based on the findings of a research study to find out whether schools had adopted or were planning to adopt any approaches to assessing enterprise capability.



Raising the achievement of bilingual learners in primary schools: Statistical analysis
Raising the achievement of bilingual learners in primary schools: Statistical analysis
Tom Benton and Kerensa White July 2007, Research Report

The main aim of this statistical analysis report was to assess the attainment of bilingual pupils in participating primary schools.



Bridging the gap: A synthesis of research into the supply and the demand of built environment education in schools (Engaging Places research summary)
Bridging the gap: A synthesis of research into the supply and the demand of built environment education in schools (Engaging Places research summary)
Sally Kendall, Jenny Murfield, Richard White and Anne Wilkin January 2007, Research Report

NFER was commissioned to undertake two research projects which independently considered the supply side (providers) and the demand/audience side (teachers/schools) of built environment education.



An investigation into the provision of built environment education to schools in London, the South East and Yorkshire and the Humber
An investigation into the provision of built environment education to schools in London, the South East and Yorkshire and the Humber
Sally Kendall, Jenny Murfield and Anne Wilkin January 2007, Research Report

NFER was commissioned to undertake two research projects which independently considered the supply side (providers) and the demand/audience side (teachers/schools) of built environment education.



Engaging Places: Teacher research
Engaging Places: Teacher research
Sally Kendall, Jenny Murfield and Anne Wilkin January 2007, Research Report

NFER was commissioned to undertake two research projects which independently considered the supply side (providers) and the demand/audience side (teachers/schools) of built environment education.



Education Outside the Classroom: Research to identify what training is offered by initial teacher training institutions
Education Outside the Classroom: Research to identify what training is offered by initial teacher training institutions
Sally Kendall, Jenny Murfield, Justin Dillon and Anne Wilkin December 2006, Research Report

This research provides information on the extent and nature of training in education outside the classroom in initial teacher training institutions.



Inventory of language certification in Europe
Inventory of language certification in Europe
Jenny Bradshaw and Catherine Kirkup March 2006, Research Report

The European Commission contracted NFER to draw up an inventory of the certificates of language competence which were currently available for adults outside national education or training systems.



The Language Train: Trial report
The Language Train: Trial report
Jim Milton January 2006, Research Report

An evaluation of The Language Train software, designed to target the problems English-speaking learners of Spanish experience, and to provide practice and training in the sounds learners commonly confuse.



Evaluation of the National Welsh for Adults Programme
Evaluation of the National Welsh for Adults Programme
Robert Smith and Robat Powell December 2003, Research Report

The overarching aim of this project was to ascertain the impact of the programme on the provision of Welsh language training, and the expansion of participation.



Playing for success: An evaluation of the fourth year
Playing for success: An evaluation of the fourth year
Caroline Sharp, Jenny Blackmore, Lesley Kendall et al April 2003, Research Report

Playing for Success was a national initiative, aiming to raise educational standards, especially in urban areas, by setting up Study Support Centres in professional football clubs and other sports venues.



Literature review in languages, technology and learning
Literature review in languages, technology and learning
James Milton January 2002, Research Report

A report into the different approaches to language description, different interpretations of the theory of language learning, and according to different approaches to the process of teaching.



Teaching modern languages: Policy and practice in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Teaching modern languages: Policy and practice in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Sigrid Boyd April 2001, Research Report

This report has been compiled by Eurydice at NFER as an overview of policy and practice in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.



Profiles of language education in 25 countries: Overview of phase 1 of the LEA language education study
Profiles of language education in 25 countries: Overview of phase 1 of the LEA language education study
Peter Dickson and Alister Cumming November 1996, Research Report

This report provides an authoritative and up-to-date reference work in language policies and foreign and second language education in school systems.



Using the target language: A view from the classroom
Using the target language: A view from the classroom
Peter Dickson November 1996, Research Report

The report sets out to establish the extent to which teachers use the target language, and to investigate their beliefs about its role in effective teaching and learning.



Environmental education research centres directory
Environmental education research centres directory
Barbara Tomlins and Alison Evans July 1994, Research Report

A directory of research groups that are working within the field of environmental education in order to prevent duplicated effort and foster formative liaison.



LINGUA: The UK perspective
LINGUA: The UK perspective
Peter Dickson, Alan Moys and Christopher Wightwick March 1994, Research Report

This report is of an evaluation, carried out among those guiding and administering the programme, as well as among UK applicants for LINGUA grants.



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