July 2015 round of EEF projects

Christian Bokhove

eefEvery now and then the Education Endowment Fund releases a series of reports. It’s interesting to see the sheer difference in media attention they create, and also the buzz on social media. I collated all the studies in a Google spreadsheet:

I tabulated the name of the project, the project lead, the money involved (to me it is unclear if this includes the cost of evaluation cost), whether the project was completed or in progress (at time of writing), the evaluator, type of project, number of schools, and I added an indicator of whether there were signs of ‘significance testing’. In this post I want to summarise the recently released reports. I make no claim to cover all aspects of the studies.

Philosophy for Children (EEF page)
This was an effectiveness trial with 40 schools which evaluated Philosophy for Children (P4C), an “approach to teaching in which students…

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