October 2021

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EPRS 21/22 11 ‘I don’t like English, I don’t like writing’: A Case Study of EAL Learner Support in a Secondary School in England

This research by Simon Brownhill from the University of Bristol School of Education and D. Gaipov from the Suleman Demirel University explores the challenges faced by EAL learners in science lessons.

EPRS 21/22 12 A Space for Maths

This report from the Centre for Education and Youth and Third Space Learning looks at maths learning loss and outlines the way in which maths tutoring can help learning recovery.

EPRS 21/22 13 The Humanities in Modern Britain: Challenges and Opportunities

This report form the Higher Education Policy Institute explores some of the key challenges facing the humanities in the UK and suggests how they might be overcome.

EPRS 21/22 14 Playful Storytelling: The Role of Interactive Audio in Building Children’s Literacy Skills and Engagement

This report by Emily Best for the National Literacy Trust explores the ways in which audiobooks can help younger children (from birth to age 8) through the development of comprehension skills and engagement with stories.

EPRS 21/22 15 A Narrowing Path to Success? 16-19 Curriculum Breadth and Employment Outcomes

This report from the Education Policy Institute and the Royal Society explores whether curriculum breadth is associated with employment outcomes for individuals in their mid-twenties.

EPRS 21/22 16 Effective Professional Development: Guidance Report

This report from the Education Endowment Foundation sets out key evidence-based principles for the design and delivery of teachers’ professional development

EPRS 21/22 17 The Pathway to Lifelong Education: Reforming the UK’s Skills System

This report from the Lifelong Education Commission explores how the barriers to adult learning can be removed, what future investment is needed to support this.

EPRS 21/22 18 Pathways to Success: Increasing Online Careers Advice Engagement for Disadvantaged Young People

This report from the Social Mobility Commission presents research which was designed to increase the engagement of disadvantaged young people with digital careers platforms.

EPRS 21/22 19 Recovery During a Pandemic: The Ongoing Impact of COVID-19 on Schools Serving Deprived Communities

This report from the NFER investigates the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mainstream schools and their pupils in summer 2021

EPRS 21/22 20 The Impact of Living Costs on the Returns to Higher Education

This report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies looks at how living costs in different parts of the country affect returns to higher education.

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