Posts Tagged “education endowment foundation”

A little bit about my job. A whole lot more about the importance of evidence-based policy and RCTs.

by Stephen Tall on November 23, 2012

A rare work-focused post follows… It’s been almost a year since I started a new job, working at the Education Endowment Foundation. It’s a new grant-making charity, a rare combination of a start-up with money (you can normally be one (…)

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More on the 446 state schools where poorer children perform better than average (and where they’re located)

by Stephen Tall on May 14, 2012

At the weekend I blogged the graph first published in the TES magazine highlighting research from the charity I work for, the Education Endowment Foundation, showing The 446 state schools where poorer children perform better than average. Well, we now (…)

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The 446 state schools where poorer children perform better than average

by Stephen Tall on May 12, 2012

One of the biggest questions in education is the extent to which schools can make a difference to the lives of the children they teach. Put more fatalistically, if you’re born poor does that mean you will perform poorly at (…)

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