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Greater entitlement to free school meals would reduce stigma, shame ­– and hunger

Rebecca O’Connell, Julia Brannen and Abigail Knight.  The Conservative Manifesto proposes to end free school meals for all at key stage 1 and instead offer primary children free breakfast. What impact would this have? For more than a century the

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Posted in Childhood & early education, Evidence-based policy, Social sciences and social policy

How evidence-based are the Conservative manifesto proposals on grammar schools?

Alice Sullivan.  The Conservative manifesto confirms Teresa May’s pledge to reintroduce grammar schools, as part of a drive to turn Britain into ‘The World’s Great Meritocracy’. But does this claim stand up to scrutiny? As has been widely rehearsed in

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Posted in Conservative manifesto, Education policy, Evidence-based policy, Schools, Social sciences and social policy

Priorities for a new Government: advice from our academics part 3 – school leadership, ICT and educational psychologists

The IOE blog has asked colleagues from across the Institute what’s at the top of their wish list. We are publishing their replies during the run-up to the election.  School leaders and leadership    The new Secretary of State faces a potentially

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Posted in Evidence-based policy, ICT in education, Leadership and management, Special educational needs and psychology

Priorities for a new government: advice from our academics part 2

The IOE blog has asked colleagues from across the Institute what’s at the top of their wish list. We are publishing their replies during the run-up to the election. Primary Education The new government should take a new approach to primary education

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Posted in Education policy, Evidence-based policy, Further higher and lifelong education, Language and literacy, Teaching, learning, curriculum & assessment

Disadvantage and worklessness: a longitudinal perspective

Rob Davies is Public Affairs Manager for CLOSER, the UK longitudinal studies consortium funded by the ESRC and the Medical Research Council. CLOSER brings together eight biomedical and social longitudinal studies, with participants born as early as the 1930s to

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Posted in Evidence-based policy, Social sciences and social policy
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