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NFER PISA 2018 reports on wellbeing and disadvantage

@TheNFER analysis of wellbeing of 15-year-olds reveals strength of personal relationships and a sense of belonging key The National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) has today published two reports, based on further analysis of the PISA 2018 study, looking at the wellbeing of 15-year-old pupils in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and exploring the differences between disadvantaged pupils who do well in reading, maths and science and those who do not.

New report highlights that some of the most deprived schools require additional support now, to meet the costs of Covid-19

A new report by the National Foundation for Educational Research (@TheNFER), reveals that there are a number of schools, which are disproportionately likely to be from deprived areas, who will be unable to meet the costs of the pandemic from the funding they receive from government.

Report highlights lack of improvement in pay and employment conditions of school science technicians

A new report by the National Foundation for Educational Research (@TheNFER), commissioned by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) and the Gatsby Foundation, reveals that there has been no significant improvement in the pay and employment conditions of school science technicians over the past decade.

Schools unprepared to act on attainment differences say a third of teachers

Lockdown has widened the attainment gap for disadvantaged students, says two-thirds of teachers, new research from @RenLearnUK found  New research from Renaissance, which creates educational software tools to improve outcomes and accelerate learning, reveals the majority of Head Teachers and school teachers (63%) think lockdown has made the attainment gap greater.

NFER launches report on schools' responses to Covid-19 pandemic

Today (1 Sept) the National Foundation for Educational Research (@TheNFER) has published a new report highlighting the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on children’s learning and the challenges schools face in reopening to all pupils. 

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