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14 July 2016
New Nuffield-funded IFS research reveals around 40% of teachers who begin their initial training are not in a state school job five years later. That means of 35,000 or so individuals training to become teachers each year some 14,000 are not...
14 July 2016
Teacher-led out of school study programmes are a cost-effective way of increasing attainment, particularly for children from poorer backgrounds - potentially increasing GCSE results by two-grades, according to a new study by the UCL Institute of...
05 July 2016
Much greater clarity and transparency are needed in the prosecution of “joint enterprise” cases, a research report by the Institute for Criminal Policy Research (ICPR) of Birkbeck, University of London, in partnership with the Prison...
14 June 2016
A report comparing the effects of the reforms to the English long-term care financing system planned for 2020 with the long-term care systems operating in Wales and Scotland finds that the reforms will benefit people with moderate or high resources...
27 May 2016
We have published the Trustees' Report and Financial Statements for 2015. Highlights Charitable expenditure for the year was £7.8 million. The total return on investment was 7.9%, worth £26 million. We awarded 34 new...
27 May 2016
New guidance to support teachers of 11-16 science in the use of mathematical ideas in the science curriculum has been published today by the Association for Science Education (ASE). The guidance was developed with funding from the Nuffield...
23 May 2016
Together with the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), we are seeking expressions of interest for delivering a study which will provide a comprehensive analysis of the role of HM Treasury in the planning and control of public spending from...
09 May 2016
New UN data suggests that an estimated 8.4 million people, the equivalent of entire population of London, reported having insufficient food in the UK in 2014, the 6th largest economy in the world. An estimated 5.6% of people aged 15 or over in the...
27 April 2016
A new LSE book bringing together findings from research co-funded by the Nuffield Foundation offers an authoritative, evidence-based analysis of the impact government policies have had on inequality and on delivery of services such as health,...
19 April 2016
Participating in organised sports and joining after school clubs can help to improve primary school children’s academic performance and social skills, new research shows. Funded by the Nuffield Foundation, researchers from NatCen Social...
19 April 2016
An event funded by the Nuffield Foundation today shed light on how wealth is concentrated among a small number of households, and is much more concentrated than incomes. A special edition of Fiscal Studies launched at the event revealed that younger...
15 April 2016
School spending in England has become increasingly targeted at schools with pupils from poorer backgrounds over the past 20 years. As a result, spending per pupil in 2013–14 amongst the 20% of secondary schools with the poorest pupils was...
13 April 2016
Graduates from richer family backgrounds earn significantly more after graduation than their poorer counterparts, even after completing the same degrees from the same universities. This is one of many findings in new research funded by the...
05 April 2016
The Nuffield Foundation has appointed a team from Lancaster University and the Alliance for Useful Evidence to undertake a scoping study that will establish the purpose, functions, and delivery options for a family justice observatory. Professor...
22 March 2016
Congratulations to Roxanne El-Hady who has been named UK Young Scientist of the Year 2016 at the Big Bang Fair in Birmingham. Roxanne, who attends Ricards Lodge High School in Wimbledon, won the award for her work reconstructing rapid climate change...
22 March 2016
A new report published by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and funded by the Foundation finds that the agreement on how to adjust the Scottish Government's block grant in response to greater devolution satisfies the Smith Commission...
09 March 2016
Children born before 34 weeks gestation have poorer reading and maths skills than those born at full term, and the difficulties they experience at school continue to have effects into adulthood: by the age of 42, adults who were born prematurely...
08 March 2016
The UK Government has recently announced new proposals on data sharing within government. This consultation event is to help users of official statistics to understand more about the proposed data sharing legislation and to consider their own...
25 February 2016
An independent evaluation of the Nuffield Early Language Intervention has found that it improves the vocabulary, grammar and listening skills of four- and five-year-olds by as much as four months.  The Nuffield Early Language Intervention is an...
23 February 2016
The UK and Scottish Governments have so far failed to agree the new 'fiscal framework' that must accompany the transfer of tax and welfare powers recommended by the Smith Commission and set out in the Scotland Bill. Perhaps the biggest bone...

 


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