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Edge Hill University’s Faculty of Education’s Eleventh Annual Education Research Conference

Beyond the Neoliberal University: Re-Thinking Higher Education. 16-17th July, 2019

27 Mar
By Shajna Ali
The Conference is hosted by Edge Hill University’s Faculty of Education Higher Education Research Policy Group and its Social Justice Research Group. Our aim is to publish, in some format, a position statement on the state of higher education in this period of change and challenge with proposals for an alternative to the destabilising and destructive impact of the forces of marketisation and neo-liberalism.
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Education Endowment Foundation: new initiatives to improve teacher education

07 Mar
By m.fincher
The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has launched three new initiatives focused on improving teacher retention – including a large trial looking at the effectiveness of different teaching training routes. Teacher recruitment and retention, particularly in the most disadvantaged schools and areas, is one of the most critical issues facing the English education system. Government targets for teacher recruitment have been missed for six consecutive years, and a third of new teachers leave within the first five years of joining the profession.