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Social mobility cold spots will get worse unless action is taken to close attainment gap, MPs warn

Eleanor Busby covers the APPG on Social Mobility's report, quoting Sir Peter Lampl on the regional attainment gap in an article for the Independent. Social mobility “cold spots” in England are likely to get colder if action is not taken, a cross-party group of MPs and peers warn. The all-party parliamentary [Read more]

2019-02-21T12:24:20+00:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , |

‘Pay teachers more at deprived schools’

Nicola Woolcock covers the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Social Mobility's report, for which the Sutton Trust provides the Secretariat, in an article for the Times. Teachers should be paid more in schools with lots of poor children, MPs say as they warn that the attainment gap for five-year-olds will take 40 [Read more]

2019-02-21T12:23:50+00:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , , |

Pupil premium reform and 9 other ways to close the gap

Martin George covers the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Social Mobility's report, for which the Sutton Trust provides the Secretariat, in an article for the TES. The pupil premium should be turned into a 'social mobility premium' that schools could spend on teacher recruitment, CPD and mentoring, MPs have said. It is [Read more]

2019-02-21T12:28:44+00:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , , |
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