EEF/Sutton Trust mentions
- Baroness Garden tabled a question on lifelong learning, citing the Sutton Trust’s Lost Part-timers report.
- Sutton Trust teacher polling and the EEF Toolkit have been cited in a research briefing on the pupil premium.
- The Sutton Trust’s Science Shortfall report has been cited in a research briefing on teacher recruitment and retention in England.
- Sutton Trust research on the cost of unpaid internships has been cited in a report on UK advertising in a digital age by the House of Lords Select Committee on Communications.
- Tracy Brabin MP tabled two questions on the Sutton Trust’s report on children’s centres, Stop Start, which have been answered by Nadhim Zahawi.
- Robert Halfon MP mentioned the Sutton Trust’s evidence in his keynote speech at a University Alliance event on degree apprenticeships.
- Universities minister Sam Gyimah gave evidence at the Education Select Committee. In her questions to the minister, Emma Hardy MP mentioned the findings of our report on commuter students, Home and Away.
- Lord Holmes’ private members bill to limit unpaid work experience or internships to four weeks has passed through the House of Lords.
- The Education Select Committee has launched an inquiry into funding for schools and colleges in England. Among other issues, MPs will look into the effectiveness of targeted funding such as the pupil premium and the implementation of the national funding formula.
- Head of Research at the EEF, Danielle Mason, gave evidence at the Scottish Education and Skills Select Committee as part of its inquiry on attainment and achievement of school aged children experiencing poverty.
- The student loan repayment threshold has increased from £21,000 – students who have taken out loans since 2012 will now begin paying back once they earn over £25,000 a year.