Employment & Social policy

Publication date: 11 Oct 2018 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Employment & Social policy, Exiting the EU & Britain after Brexit | Authors: Rolfe, H, Runge, J, Hudson-Sharp, N, Ahlstrom-Vij, K | Project: Evidence and perceptions in the post-Brexit immigration debate
Funded by the Leverhulme Trust, researchers from NIESR and Birkbeck explored public attitudes to EU immigration and how people use and respond to evidence on the economic impacts of immigration. Based on 12 focus groups with 105 participants in a Leave voting area of the UK, the report tests out...
| Theme: Education & Labour, Employment & Social policy
This pilot study aims to evaluate a programme which trains practitioners in the use of the Early Years Toolbox, an app designed to measure young children’s emerging cognitive, self-regulatory, language and social development. Funded by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF), the pilot aims to...
Publication date: 13 Jul 2018 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Speckesser, S, Runge, J, Foliano, F, Bursnall, M, Hudson-Sharp, N, Rolfe, H | External authors: Anders, J | Pages: 89 | Report to: Education Endowment Foundation
The project Embedding Formative Assessment (EFA) is a whole-school professional development programme aiming to embed the use of effective formative assessment strategies. Dylan Wiliam and Siobhan Leahy, who are experts in formative assessment, designed the intervention and associated materials....
Publication date: 17 May 2018 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Employment & Social policy | Authors: Hudson-Sharp, N | Project: Trans Awareness in Children and Families Social Worker Education | Report to: Department for Education
In January 2016 the Women and Equalities Committee published a report on Transgender Equality. In this report evidence was identified that suggested transgender people experience significant levels of inequality across a wide range of policy areas. This included inequality in the provision of...
| Theme: Employment & Social policy
Funded by the Low Pay Commission, this project seeks to better understand how employers set pay for young people. Comprised of an evidence review and in-depth qualitative research with employer bodies, trade unions and employers, it will explore the factors that determine pay level for young...

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