Articles from Education Policy Institute (EPI)

New EPI analysis comparing UK school attendance in November

New @EduPolicyInst analysis: School attendance improved in Wales and Northern Ireland in November after short lockdowns, while attendance declined in England and Scotland New analysis from the Education Policy Institute (EPI) of the latest November school attendance data in the UK, supported by the Nuffield Foundation, shows that attendance in Wales and Northern Ireland increased following the short, sharp lockdowns in both countries.

Education Policy Institute publishes policy recommendations and “back-up plan” for 2021 exams

The Education Policy Institute (EPI) has today (Monday 9th November) published its recommendations on how the government should approach GCSE and A level exams in England in 2021, including a back-up plan in the event that exams are cancelled again in the summer.  

Poorest pupils face second wave of lost learning following school disruption, new research shows

New analysis: poorest pupils face “double blow” to their education after missing the most learning during the lockdown and autumn term  New analysis published today (Thursday 29th October) by the Education Policy Institute (EPI), supported by the Nuffield Foundation, finds that the most disadvantaged and vulnerable pupils in the UK are more likely to have missed the most learning time as a result of the disruption to schools. 

Poor policy decisions by UK nations during schools crisis affected disadvantaged pupils the most, new report finds

A new report published today (Friday 9th October) by the Education Policy Institute (@EduPolicyInst), funded by the Nuffield Foundation (@NuffieldFound), examines the education policy responses of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland during the height of the pandemic. It finds that disadvantaged learners lost out most where there were delays and poor decisions.

Effective Policies, Successful Schools: Launch of latest OECD PISA report

On Tuesday 29th September, @EduPolicyInst will be hosting the launch of the latest @OECD PISA 2018 Volume V report, "Effective Policies, Successful Schools", which analyses schools and school systems and their relationship with education outcomes.


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