Employment & Social policy

Publication date: 29 May 2020 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Education & Labour, Employment & Social policy | Authors: Stokes, L, Manzoni, C, Runge, J, Hudson-Sharp, N | External authors: Dawson, A., Huxley, C., Takala, H., Williams, C.
  The Early Years Toolbox (EYT) is a set of iPad-based assessment tools suitable for use with young children by early years staff. It includes eight brief, engaging, and game-like assessment apps that aim to capture abilities that research has shown to be the most predictive of later academic,...
Publication date: 26 Feb 2020 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Stokes, L, Runge, J, Dorsett, R | External authors: Wright, H, Carr, D, Wiese, J, Heal, J, Anders, K | Project: Evaluation of URLEY (Using Research Tools to Improve Language in the Early Years) | Report to: Education Endowment Foundation
The URLEY (Using Research Tools to Improve Language in the Early Years) programme trains early years teachers to improve children’s language and social-behavioural outcomes in Nursery and Reception Year (ages 3 to 5). Teachers take part in 5 day-long professional development workshops in which they...
| Theme: Employment & Social policy
The URLEY (Using Research Tools to Improve Language in the Early Years) programme trains early years teachers to improve children’s language and social-behavioural outcomes in Nursery and Reception Year (ages 3 to 5). Teachers take part in 5 day-long professional development workshops in which they...
| Theme: Employment & Social policy
This project is a literature review on the recruitment of workers into low paid occupations and industries. It covers the main recruitment methods used; whether these vary in practice for different protected groups; the role and impact of recruitment agencies; and both the initial entry of...
Publication date: 5 Nov 2019 | Publication type: Topical Briefing | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Hudson-Sharp, N, Manzoni, C, Runge, J
When advising government, the LPC’s main objective in setting the Youth Rates is: "to ensure that the NMW’s structure and the level of the youth rates enables young people   to make a successful transition from education to employment, and to access roles which   provide them with the work...
Publication date: 4 Nov 2019 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Hudson-Sharp, N, Manzoni, C, Runge, J | External authors: Rolfe, H | Report to: Low Pay Commission
Right from their inception the minimum wage rates have included age-related bands intended to give young people protection in the labour market. Initially there were only two age bands, 18-21 and 22+. With the introduction of the National Living Wage in 2016 there are now four age bands and an...
Publication date: 11 Jul 2019 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Education & Labour, Employment & Social policy | Authors: Foliano, F, Rolfe, H, Buzzeo, J, Runge, J, Wilkinson, D. | Report to: Education Endowment Foundation
The Changing Mindsets project aimed to improve attainment outcomes at the end of primary school by teaching Year 6 pupils that their brain potential was not a fixed entity but could grow and change through effort exerted. The programme, delivered by Portsmouth University, taught pupils about the...
Publication date: 11 Jun 2019 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Stokes, L | External authors: Bryson, A, Wilkinson, D
There is plenty of evidence to indicate that teacher quality matters for pupil attainment. But teachers do not work in a vacuum. They are employed to work in schools, usually under the direction of supervisors and a Head Teacher who, together with a governing board and officials in local and...

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