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Young gifted and talented

Young Gifted and Talented: Journeys through Australia, China, South Africa and the United States of America

Between March and May 2009, 40 teachers visited four countries: Australia, China, South Africa and the United States of America. The purpose of their visits was to explore the provision of education for gifted and talented students.  

An investigation into the skills needed by Connexions Personal Advisers to develop internet-based guidance

An investigation into the skills needed by Connexions Personal Advisers to develop internet-based guidance

This research study was designed to provide evidence of the skill and competency needs of Connexions practitioners for this area of practice  

Condition matters

Condition Matters: pupil voices on the design and condition of secondary schools

The report describes the first phase of a research project designed to establish a reliable instrument that can be used for assessing pupils’ opinions of the condition of school buildings  

Alternative education

Alternative education: Filling the gap in emergency and post-conflict situations

This report reviews some of the types of alternative education programmes that are offered in emergency and post-conflict situations and the contribution of these programmes to achieving the goals of Education for All  

The personal touch

The Personal Touch

The successful management of large scale international projects  

School governors and the new partnership arrangements

Towards a new governance of schools in the remaking of civil society

The purpose of the research has been to study the implications for the governance of schools of the policy agenda to integrate services and agencies involved in the education and care of children, and to encourage the participation of parents, ...  

Restorative practice in schools

Beyond punishment: reframing behaviour in schools

This document explores the broader context within which restorative practices are located and is intended to stimulate consideration of the most appropriate models of disciplinary practice in schools  

Developing a Gifted and Talented strategy

Developing a Gifted and Talented Strategy: Lessons from the UK experience

This report looks at research issues relating to giftedness, in addition to the practical experience of schools in the UK 1999-2009  

Funding upskilling and reskilling in the 21st century

Funding upskilling and reskilling in the 21st century

This report explored upskilling and reskilling in the context of the 2020 skills ambition  

Should we end the Education Maintenance Allowance?

Should we end the Education Maintenance Allowance?

This paper seeks to review the position of EMAs five years after the national roll-out took place