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School choice: The parent view
School choice: The parent view
Karen Wespieser, Ben Durbin and David Sims April 2015, Research Report

This quantitative report presents parents’ views of school choice, local accountability and academy schools.



The School Admissions Process
The School Admissions Process
Kerry Martin, Richard White and Fiona Walker April 2014, Research Summary

NFER carried out a small-scale qualitative data collection exercise to gather experiential information from parents and carers of vulnerable children who had recent experience of the school admissions system.



How can FE support young people to make successful transitions at 14?
How can FE support young people to make successful transitions at 14?
Tami McCrone May 2013, Conference Paper

Senior Research Manager, Tami McCrone, presented a workshop on 'How can FE support young people make successful transitions at 14?' at the LSIS Annual Research Conference 2013.



Summer Schools programme for disadvantaged pupils: Overview report
Summer Schools programme for disadvantaged pupils: Overview report
Kerry Martin, Caroline Sharp, Laurie Day et al March 2013, Research Report

The Department for Education commissioned NFER and Ecorys to evaluate the implementation and early outcomes of the Summer Schools programme.



Top tips for running a successful summer school
Top tips for running a successful summer school
Laurie Day, Kerry Martin, Caroline Sharp et al March 2013, Practical Guide

NFER and Ecorys evaluated the Summer Schools programme in its first year through a survey, and developed top tips as a result of the study.



Summer Schools programme for disadvantaged pupils: Key findings for schools
Summer Schools programme for disadvantaged pupils: Key findings for schools
Laurie Day, Kerry Martin, Caroline Sharp et al March 2013, Research Report

The Department for Education commissioned NFER and Ecorys to evaluate the implementation and early outcomes of the Summer Schools programme.



Traineeship: Supporting young people to develop the skills for Apprenticeships and other sustained jobs
Traineeship: Supporting young people to develop the skills for Apprenticeships and other sustained jobs
NFER February 2013, Policy Paper

Drawing on an extensive track record of research, NFER respond to the Coalition Government’s discussion paper setting out its ideas for introducing Traineeships from September 2013.



Evaluation of the Reach for Excellence Programme: Second Longitudinal Report for Cohorts 1 and 2
Evaluation of the Reach for Excellence Programme: Second Longitudinal Report for Cohorts 1 and 2
Robert Smith, Kelly Kettlewell and Helen Aston February 2013, Research Report

This report is the cohort 1 longitudinal report, year 1,of the NFER Evaluation of the Reach for Excellence Programme (2007 to 2012).



Edge Research Conference: Information, advice and guidance - guiding post-14 choices, with particular reference to technical, practical and vocational courses
Edge Research Conference: Information, advice and guidance - guiding post-14 choices, with particular reference to technical, practical and vocational courses
Tami McCrone, David Sims and Sarah Lynch November 2012, Conference Paper

This paper discusses what types of careers information young people value, and how this could be improved to facilitate effective transitions to further and higher education, apprenticeship training or employment.



The evaluation of the raising the participation age locally-led delivery projects (RPA) 2011 to 2012
The evaluation of the raising the participation age locally-led delivery projects (RPA) 2011 to 2012
Simon Day, Leigh Sandals, Kelly Kettlewell et al October 2012, Research Report

The DfE commissioned Isos Partnership and NFER to carry out an evaluation of the Raising the Participation Age Locally-Led Delivery Projects, building on two previous evaluations of the RPA trials.



Education Committee New Inquiry: 16-19 participation in education and training
Education Committee New Inquiry: 16-19 participation in education and training
National Foundation for Educational Research and NFER March 2011, Policy Paper

This document contains NFER’s submitted evidence to the Education Committee’s New Inquiry: 16-19 Participation in Education and Training addressing the three points of inquiry specified in the invitation document.



Evaluation of the Young Apprenticeships Programme: Outcomes for cohort 3
Evaluation of the Young Apprenticeships Programme: Outcomes for cohort 3
Sarah Golden, Lisa O'Donnell and Tom Benton November 2010, Research Report

This report focuses on the outcomes for the third cohort of participants in the Young Apprentice Programme, exploring their achievements on the programme and destinations following completion of their course.



Information, advice and guidance for young people
Information, advice and guidance for young people
Tamaris McCrone, Clare Gardiner, Clare Southcott and Gill Featherstone September 2010, Research Report

The LGA commissioned NFER to undertake research on the current ‘fitness for purpose’ of the Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) services provided to young people.



Barriers to participation in education and training
Barriers to participation in education and training
Thomas Spielhofer, Sarah Golden, Kelly Evans et al June 2010, Research Report

This study explores the barriers and constraints young people currently face when deciding what to do at the end of their compulsory schooling in Year 11.



Ensuring that all children and young people make sustained progress and remain fully engaged through all transitions between key stages
Ensuring that all children and young people make sustained progress and remain fully engaged through all transitions between key stages
Kelly Evans, Nalia George, Karen White et al May 2010, Research Report

This research review tells us what works in ensuring that all children and young people make sustained progress and remain fully engaged through all transitions between key stages.



Widening 14-19 choices: Support for young people making informed decisions
Widening 14-19 choices: Support for young people making informed decisions
Helen Marson-Smith, Sarah Golden and Tami McCrone July 2009, Research Summary

This research summary looks across NFER's recent work in the area of 14-19 education and young people's choices and addresses how young people are making informed decisions.



Better brighter futures: 14-19 Reform Beacon Scheme Round 9
Better brighter futures: 14-19 Reform Beacon Scheme Round 9
David Smith and David Waxman September 2008, Research Report

This report, produced in collaboration with Aspect, identifies key elements and ways of working towards the government`s 14-19 reforms in education and training.



Raising the participation age and training to 18: Review of existing evidence of the benefits and challenges
Raising the participation age and training to 18: Review of existing evidence of the benefits and challenges
Thomas Spielhofer, Matt Walker, Kerensa Gagg et al December 2007, Research Report

A review of research evidence exploring the likely impact, benefits and challenges associated with all young people being required to participate in education or training until they reach 18.



Pupil place planning
Pupil place planning
Shirley Goodwin September 2007, Practical Guide

Advice on pupil place planning, from primary level through to post-16, offering a useful flow chart on estimating changes in cross-border pupil movement.



Evaluation of Skills for Work Pilot Courses: Interim Report
Evaluation of Skills for Work Pilot Courses: Interim Report
Thomas Spielhofer July 2007, Research Report

This report presents the interim findings from research carried out by NFER examining the piloting of Skills for Work courses over two years, involving approximately 40 delivery centres.



A qualitative evaluation of the IntoUniversity programme
A qualitative evaluation of the IntoUniversity programme
Caroline Sharp, Anna Eames and Kerensa White April 2007, Research Report

This study evaluated IntoUniversity, a programme aimed at young people at risk of failing to meet their potential to go to university due to economic, social, cultural or linguistic disadvantage.



Review of international literature on admissions
Review of international literature on admissions
Felicity Fletcher-Campbell, Karen Whitby, Kerensa White and Tamsin Chamberlain January 2007, Research Report

This review aims to put the issues of school admissions in England in the international context, by examining options and identifying assumptions challenged by admissions systems in three countries.



Transition from primary to secondary school: Current arrangements and good practice in Wales
Transition from primary to secondary school: Current arrangements and good practice in Wales
Robat Powell, Robert Smith, Gareth Jones and Angharad Reakes October 2006, Research Report

This research examines the arrangements of LEAs and schools in Wales regarding pupil transfer from Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 3.



Essential guide: Developing the 14-19 prospectus
Essential guide: Developing the 14-19 prospectus
Sarah Blenkinsop July 2006, Practical Guide

Guidance is now available for local authorities and local learning and skills councils which are jointly responsible for developing a Prospectus of learning opportunities for 14-19 year olds.



Evaluation of Increased flexibility for 14 to 16 Year Olds Programme: Outcomes for the second cohort
Evaluation of Increased flexibility for 14 to 16 Year Olds Programme: Outcomes for the second cohort
Sarah Golden, Lisa O'Donnell, Tom Benton and Peter Rudd July 2006, Research Report

This summary focuses on the outcomes for participants who participated in the Increased Flexibility Programme between 2003 and 2005 during a time of change in 14 to 19 policy.



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