The Department for Education has published a consultation on the proposed new regulatory framework for higher education. This includes plans for the new Office for Students, which will replace the Office for Fair Access (OFFA).
Sir Peter Lampl, Founder and Chairman of the Sutton Trust and of the Education Endowment Foundation, comments on OFFA’s report calling for fundamental changes in widening participation.
Gillian Bowditch cites Global Gaps in an article for The Sunday Times (Scotland) analysing the education crisis in Scotland.
Sutton Trust 'Life Skills' report is cited in an article for The Sun.
Laura Barbour, Early Years lead at the Sutton Trust, was invited to discuss the impact of early years policy on social mobility by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on nursery schools and nursery classes.
There is a big mismatch between pupil take-up of extra-curricular activities in secondary schools – activities that could help develop the life skills regarded as essential by employers - and what teachers say their school is offering.
In an article in the print editions of the Daily Mail, James Tapsfield cites Sutton Trust Class Differences research in coverage of the government's racial audit released yesterday.
Ceylan Yeginsu cites the Sutton Trust's Class Differences report in an article for the New York Times. The article looks at the racial disparities in school attainment for young people in the UK.
Keep up to date with this months key education appointments, announcements and mentions of The Sutton Trust and EEF.
Javneet Ghuman, Parliamentary and Public Affairs Officer, rounds up this year’s party conference season, highlighting the key moments and the main education policy announcements.