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Academy schools           (1)          Further education         (1)          Qualifications           (1)
Achievement               (3)          Gender                    (1)          Reading                  (1)
Adult literacy and                     Health                    (2)          Religion                 (1)
numeracy                  (2)          Home to school transition              Research                 (1)
Arts                      (1)                                    (1)          Research methods         (1)
Assessment                (3)          ICT                       (5)          Rural schools            (1)
Attainment                (2)          ICT initiatives           (1)          School admissions        (1)
Autism                    (1)          Income                    (1)          School federation        (1)
Child development         (3)          Information sharing       (1)          School leadership        (8)
Child health              (2)          Information, advice and                School networks          (1)
Child participation       (1)          guidance                  (1)          Science                  (2)
Child poverty           (11)           Initial teacher training  (1)          Science education        (5)
Childcare                 (1)          Integrated services       (1)          Secondary education      (1)
Children's centres        (1)          International education (1)            Skills                   (2)
Children's services       (1)          Key skills                (1)          Small schools            (1)
Design and technology                  Key Stage 2               (1)          Social exclusion         (1)
education                 (1)          Key Stage 4               (1)          Social housing           (1)
Disabilities              (3)          Literature reviews        (9)          Social mobility          (1)
Discrimination            (1)          Local authority role      (2)          Statistics               (1)
Dyslexia                  (1)          Mathematics education (2)              Student finance          (1)
Early childhood           (1)          Mental health             (2)          Student participation    (1)
Early intervention        (2)          Newly qualified teachers (1)           Teaching strategies      (1)
Early years education     (3)          Not in education,                      Transition from school (1)
Education - business links             employment or training                 Unemployed               (1)
                          (2)          (NEET)                    (2)          VET participation        (1)
Education systems         (1)          Outcomes                  (4)          Wellbeing                (3)
Educational outcomes (1)               Parent - school relationship           Widening participation (HE)
Educational quality       (1)                                    (2)                                   (1)
Emotional literacy        (1)          Parental choice           (1)          Work experience          (2)
Employment                (1)          Parental involvement      (3)          Work skills              (2)
English as an additional               Parenting                 (1)          Workforce                (1)
language                  (1)          Performance               (1)          Working parents          (1)
Extended schools          (1)          Personalised learning     (1)          Writing                  (1)
Families                  (1)          Poverty                   (3)          Young people             (2)
Family background         (3)          Primary education         (1)          Youth engagement         (1)
Family support services (1)            Public policy             (2)          Youth support            (1)
Fathers                   (1)          Pupil engagement          (1)
Academy schools
PriceWaterhouseCoopers (2008). Academies Evaluation: Fifth Annual Report. London: DCSF.
[online]. Available:
http://www.standards.dfes.gov.uk/academies/pdf/Academies5thAnnualReport.pdf?version=1
[November, 2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Achievement
Mongon, D. and Chapman, C. (2008). Successful Leadership for Promoting the Achievement of
White Working Class Pupils. Nottingham: NCSL. [online]. Available:
http://www.ncsl.org.uk/successful-leadership-for-promoting-full-report-2.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Mongon, D. and Chapman, C. (2008). Successful Leadership for Promoting the Achievement of
White Working Class Pupils. Literature Review. Nottingham: NCSL. [online]. Available:
http://www.ncsl.org.uk/successful-leadership-literature-review.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Mongon, D. and Chapman, C. (2008). Successful Leadership for Promoting the Achievement of
White Working Class Pupils. Vignettes: Twelve Accounts of School Life. Nottingham: NCSL.
[online]. Available: http://www.ncsl.org.uk/successful-leadership-vignettes.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Adult literacy and numeracy
Barton, D., Tusting, K., Hodge, R. and Appleby, Y. (2008). Learners' Experience of Work.
London: NRDC. [online]. Available: http://www.nrdc.org.uk/publications_details.asp?ID=145#
[November, 2008].
Website: National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy (NRDC)

de Silva Joyce, H., Hood, S. and Rose, D. (2008). Investigating the Impact of Intensive Reading
Pedagogy in Adult Literacy. Adelaide, SA: NCVER. [online]. Available:
http://www.ncver.edu.au/research/proj/nl06002p.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) – Australia

Arts
Bakhshi, H., Schneider, P. and Walker, C. (2008). Arts and Humanities Research and Innovation.
Bristol and London: AHRC and NESTA. [online]. Available:
http://www.nesta.org.uk/assets/Uploads/pdf/Research-
Report/arts_humanities_innovation_report_NESTA.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA)

Assessment
Abedi, J., Kao, J.C., Leon, S., Sullivan, L., Herman, J.L., Pope, R., Nambiar, V. and
Mastergeorge, A.M. (2008). Exploring Factors that Affect the Accessibility of Reading
Comprehension Assessments for Students with Disabilities: a Study of Segmented Text. Los
Angeles, CA: CRESST. [online]. Available: http://www.cse.ucla.edu/products/reports/R746.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards & Student Testing (CRESST)

Boscardin, C.K., Jones, B., Nishimura, C., Madsen, S. and Park, J.-E. (2008). Assessment of
Content Understanding through Science Explanation Tasks. Los Angeles, CA: CRESST. [online].
Available: http://www.cse.ucla.edu/products/reports/R745.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards & Student Testing (CRESST)
Ministerial Council on Education Employment Training and Youth Affairs (2008). National
Assessment Program - Science Literacy Year 6 Report 2006. Carlton South, VIC: MCEETYA.
[online]. Available: http://www.mceetya.edu.au/verve/_resources/NAP-ScienceLitYr6Report-
2006.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Ministerial Council on Education Employment Training and Youth Affairs (MCEETYA) -
Australia

Attainment
Department for Children, Schools and Families (2008). Gaining Ground: Improving Progress in
Coasting Secondary Schools. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://publications.teachernet.gov.uk/eOrderingDownload/00941-2008DOM-EN.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Teachernet

Waldman, J., Bergeron, C., Morris, M., O'Donnell, L., Benefield, P., Harper, A. and Sharp, C.
(2008). Improving Children's Attainment through a Better Quality of Family-based Support for
Early Learning. London: C4EO. [online]. Available:
http://www.c4eo.org.uk/themes/earlyyears/files/c4eo_improving_attainment.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children and Young People’s Services (C4EO)

Autism
Jones, G., English, A., Guldberg, K., Jordan, R., Richardson, P. and Waltz, M. (2008).
Educational Provision for Children and Young People on the Autism Spectrum Living in England:
a Review of Current Practice, Issues and Challenges. London: Autism Education Trust. [online].
Available: http://www.nas.org.uk/content/1/c6/01/80/26/AET_Report_prf2.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National Autistic Society

Child development
Department for Children, Schools and Families (2008). Mark Making Matters: Young Children
Making Meaning in All Areas of Learning and Development. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://publications.everychildmatters.gov.uk/eOrderingDownload/Mark_Making_Matters.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: Every Child Matters

Sylva, K., Melhuish, E., Sammons, P., Siraj-Blatchford, I. and Taggart, B. (2008). Effective Pre-
school and Primary Education 3-11 Project (EPPE 3-11). Final Report from the Primary Phase:
Pre-school, School and Family Influences on Children's Development during Key Stage 2 (Age 7-
11). London: DCSF. [online]. Available: http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-
RR061.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Zeedyk, M.S. (2008). What's Life in a Baby Buggy Like? The Impact of Buggy Orientation on
Parent-infant Interaction and Infant Stress. London: NLT. [online]. Available:
http://www.literacytrust.org.uk/talktoyourbaby/Buggy_research.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National Literacy Trust (NLT)

Child health
Dawson, B., Taylor, C., Scholefield, G. and Egerton-Jones, M. (2008). Healthy Body: Healthy
Mind. How Headteachers are Managing their Schools to Help Improve Children's Health.
Nottingham: NCSL. [online]. Available: http://www.ncsl.org.uk/dawson-healthy-mind-full-3.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Woodman, J., Lorenc, T., Harden, A. and Oakley, A. (2008). Social and Environmental
Interventions to Reduce Childhood Obesity: a Systematic Map of Reviews. London: EPPI-Centre,
Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London. [online]. Available:
http://eppi.ioe.ac.uk/cms/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=PNLNFz5IqnA%3d&tabid=2395&mid=4441&la
nguage=en-US [November, 2008].
Website: EPPI Evidence for Policy & Practice Information & Co-ordinating Centre

Child participation
Hoffmann-Ekstein, J., Michaux, A., Bessell, S., Mason, J., Watson, E. and Fox, M. (2008).
Children's Agency in Communities: a Review of Literature and the Policy and Practice Context.
Paddington, NSW: Benevolent Society of New South Wales. [online]. Available:
http://www.aracy.org.au/AM/Common/pdf/3-07-22-2_SF3_Michaux-Paper-
Childrens_agency_in_communities.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Australian Research Alliance for Children & Youth (ARACY)

Child poverty
Cooke, G., Gregg, P., Hirsch, D., Jones, N. and Power, A. (2008). Ending Child Poverty:
'Thinking 2020.' A Report and Think-pieces from the Child Poverty Unit Conference. London:
DWP. [online]. Available: http://www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/WP56.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

Davies, M. (2008). The Effects of Discrimination on Families in the Fight to End Child Poverty
(Eradicating Child Poverty: the Role of Key Policy Areas). York: JRF. [online]. Available:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2271-poverty-exclusion-discrimination.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

Dickerson, A. and Lindley, J. (2008). Parental Qualifications and Child Poverty in 2020
(Eradicating Child Poverty: the Role of Key Policy Areas). York: JRF. [online]. Available:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2274-poverty-skills-employment.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

Evans, M. and Williams, L. (2008). Tackling Child Poverty when Parents Cannot Work
(Eradicating Child Poverty: the Role of Key Policy Areas). York: JRF. [online]. Available:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2270-unemployment-poverty-parents.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

Hirsch, D. (2008). What is Needed to End Child Poverty in 2020? Round-up: Reviewing the
Evidence. York: JRF. [online]. Available:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/knowledge/findings/socialpolicy/pdf/2275.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

Kenway, P. (2008). Addressing In-work Poverty (Eradicating Child Poverty: the Role of Key Policy
Areas). York: JRF. [online]. Available: http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2269-poverty-
employment-income.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

Ministerial Working Group on Child Poverty in London (2008). London's Children: Our Future
Capital. London: Ministerial Working Group on Child Poverty in London. [online]. Available:
http://www.everychildmatters.gov.uk/_files/B36087AE2A3CBA40E723C04259F27393.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: Every Child Matters

Simmonds, D. and Bivand, P. (2008). Can Work Eradicate Child Poverty? (Eradicating Child
Poverty: the Role of Key Policy Areas). York: JRF. [online]. Available:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2272-employment-parenthood-poverty.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

Smart, D., Sanson, A., Baxter, J., Edwards, B. and Hayes, A. (2008). Home-to-school Transitions
for Financially Disadvantaged Children: Final Report. Sydney, NSW: The Smith Family. [online].
Available:
http://www.thesmithfamily.com.au/webdata/resources/files/HometoSchool_FullReport_WEB.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: The Smith Family – Australia

Strelitz, J. (2008). Ending Severe Child Poverty (Eradicating Child Poverty: the Role of Key Policy
Areas). York: JRF. [online]. Available: http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2268-poverty-
children-policy.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

Waldfogel, J. and Garnham, A. (2008). Childcare and Child Poverty (Eradicating Child Poverty:
the Role of Key Policy Areas). York: JRF. [online]. Available:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2267-poverty-children-childcare.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

Childcare
Waldfogel, J. and Garnham, A. (2008). Childcare and Child Poverty (Eradicating Child Poverty:
the Role of Key Policy Areas). York: JRF. [online]. Available:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2267-poverty-children-childcare.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

Children's centres
Klavins, L. (2008). Parents Matter: How can Leaders Involve Parents in the Self-evaluation
Process and Further Development of Children's Centre and Extended School Services?
Nottingham: NCSL. [online]. Available: http://www.ncsl.org.uk/klavins-parents-matter-full.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Children's services
Audit Commission (2008). National School Survey Results 2007. The School Survey, England.
London: Audit Commission. [online]. Available: http://www.audit-
commission.gov.uk/Products/NATIONAL-REPORT/66CC3FA3-4392-4BDD-A00C-
FD570F6992D6/SchoolSurvey2008.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Audit Commission

Design and technology education
HM Inspectorate of Education (2008). Technical Education - a Portrait of Current Practice in
Scottish Schools. Livingston: HMIE. [online]. Available:
http://www.hmie.gov.uk/documents/publication/tepcp.html [November, 2008].
Website: HM Inspectorate of Education (HMIE) – UK – Scotland

Disabilities
Abedi, J., Kao, J.C., Leon, S., Sullivan, L., Herman, J.L., Pope, R., Nambiar, V. and
Mastergeorge, A.M. (2008). Exploring Factors that Affect the Accessibility of Reading
Comprehension Assessments for Students with Disabilities: a Study of Segmented Text. Los
Angeles, CA: CRESST. [online]. Available: http://www.cse.ucla.edu/products/reports/R746.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards & Student Testing (CRESST)
Griffin, T. and Nechvoglod, L. (2008). Vocational Education and Training and People with a
Disability: a Review of the Research. Adelaide, SA: NCVER. [online]. Available:
http://www.ncver.edu.au/research/proj/nr07122.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National Council for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) – Australia

Porter, J., Daniels, H., Georgeson, J., Hacker, J. and Gallop, V. (2008). Disability Data Collection
for Children's Services. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RR062.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Discrimination
Davies, M. (2008). The Effects of Discrimination on Families in the Fight to End Child Poverty
(Eradicating Child Poverty: the Role of Key Policy Areas). York: JRF. [online]. Available:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2271-poverty-exclusion-discrimination.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

Dyslexia
HM Inspectorate of Education (2008). Education for Learners with Dyslexia. Livingston: HMIE.
[online]. Available: http://www.hmie.gov.uk/documents/publication/eflwd.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: HM Inspectorate of Education (HMIE) – UK – Scotland

Early childhood
Moore, T.G. (2008). Early Childhood Intervention: Core Knowledge and Skills (CCCH Working
Paper 3). Parkville, VIC: Centre for Community Child Health. [online]. Available:
http://www.rch.org.au/emplibrary/ccch/ECI_skills_and_knowledge.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Centre for Community Child Health (CCCH) – Australia

Early intervention
Moore, T.G. (2008). Early Childhood Intervention: Core Knowledge and Skills (CCCH Working
Paper 3). Parkville, VIC: Centre for Community Child Health. [online]. Available:
http://www.rch.org.au/emplibrary/ccch/ECI_skills_and_knowledge.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Centre for Community Child Health (CCCH) – Australia

Thomas, J., Vigurs, C.-A., Oliver, K., Suarez, B., Newman, M., Dickson, K. and Sinclair, J. (2008).
Targeted Youth Support: Rapid Evidence Assessment of Effective Early Interventions for Youth at
Risk of Future Poor Outcomes. London: EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of
Education, University of London. [online]. Available:
http://eppi.ioe.ac.uk/cms/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=X0ohABEth04%3d&tabid=2417&mid=4475&la
nguage=en-US [November, 2008].
Website: EPPI Evidence for Policy & Practice Information & Co-ordinating Centre

Early years education
Coghlan, M., Sanders, D., Morris, M., O'Donnell, L., Benefield, P., Harper, A. and Sharp, C.
(2008). Narrowing the Gap in Outcomes for Children from the Most Excluded Families through
Inclusive Practice in Early Years Settings. London: C4EO. [online]. Available:
http://www.c4eo.org.uk/themes/earlyyears/files/c4eo_narrowing_the_gap.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children and Young People’s Services (C4EO)

Lord, P., Springate, I., Atkinson, M., Haines, B., Morris, M., O'Donnell, L., Benefield, P., Harper,
A. and Sharp, C. (2008). Improving Development Outcomes for Children through Effective
Practice in Integrating Early Years Services. London: C4EO. [online]. Available:
http://www.c4eo.org.uk/themes/earlyyears/files/c4eo_improving_development_outcomes_for_chil
dren.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children and Young People’s Services (C4EO)
Waldman, J., Bergeron, C., Morris, M., O'Donnell, L., Benefield, P., Harper, A. and Sharp, C.
(2008). Improving Children's Attainment through a Better Quality of Family-based Support for
Early Learning. London: C4EO. [online]. Available:
http://www.c4eo.org.uk/themes/earlyyears/files/c4eo_improving_attainment.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children and Young People’s Services (C4EO)

Education - business links
Scottish Government (2008). Science for Scotland. Edinburgh: Scottish Government. [online].
Available: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/247013/0069782.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Scottish Government

Scottish Government (2008). Science for Scotland: Background. Edinburgh: Scottish
Government. [online]. Available: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/249214/0071709.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: Scottish Government

Education systems
Department of Education (2008). South Africa: National Report on the Development of Education.
Pretoria: Department of Education. [online]. Available:
http://www.education.gov.za/dynamic/imgshow.aspx?id=3165 [November, 2008].
Website: Department of Education – South Africa

Educational outcomes
Department for Children, Schools and Families (2008). The Impact of Parental Involvement on
Children's Education. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-00924-2008BKT-EN.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Educational quality
Hill, R. and Matthews, P. (2008). Schools Leading Schools: the Power and Potential of National
Leaders of Education. Nottingham: NCSL. [online]. Available: http://www.ncsl.org.uk/schools-
leading-schools.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Emotional literacy
Humphrey, N., Kalambouka, A., Bolton, J., Lendrum, A., Wigelsworth, M., Lennie, C. and Farrell,
P. (2008). Primary Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning (SEAL): Evaluation of Small Group
Work. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RR064.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Employment
Barton, D., Tusting, K., Hodge, R. and Appleby, Y. (2008). Learners' Experience of Work.
London: NRDC. [online]. Available: http://www.nrdc.org.uk/publications_details.asp?ID=145#
[November, 2008].
Website: National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy (NRDC)

English as an additional language
Boscardin, C.K., Jones, B., Nishimura, C., Madsen, S. and Park, J.-E. (2008). Assessment of
Content Understanding through Science Explanation Tasks. Los Angeles, CA: CRESST. [online].
Available: http://www.cse.ucla.edu/products/reports/R745.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards & Student Testing (CRESST)
Extended schools
Klavins, L. (2008). Parents Matter: How can Leaders Involve Parents in the Self-evaluation
Process and Further Development of Children's Centre and Extended School Services?
Nottingham: NCSL. [online]. Available: http://www.ncsl.org.uk/klavins-parents-matter-full.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Families
Davies, M. (2008). The Effects of Discrimination on Families in the Fight to End Child Poverty
(Eradicating Child Poverty: the Role of Key Policy Areas). York: JRF. [online]. Available:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2271-poverty-exclusion-discrimination.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

Family background
Mongon, D. and Chapman, C. (2008). Successful Leadership for Promoting the Achievement of
White Working Class Pupils. Nottingham: NCSL. [online]. Available:
http://www.ncsl.org.uk/successful-leadership-for-promoting-full-report-2.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Mongon, D. and Chapman, C. (2008). Successful Leadership for Promoting the Achievement of
White Working Class Pupils. Literature Review. Nottingham: NCSL. [online]. Available:
http://www.ncsl.org.uk/successful-leadership-literature-review.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Mongon, D. and Chapman, C. (2008). Successful Leadership for Promoting the Achievement of
White Working Class Pupils. Vignettes: Twelve Accounts of School Life. Nottingham: NCSL.
[online]. Available: http://www.ncsl.org.uk/successful-leadership-vignettes.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Family support services
Page, J., Whitting, G. and Mclean, C. (2008). A Review of How Fathers Can be Better
Recognised and Supported Through DCSF Policy. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RR040.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Fathers
Page, J., Whitting, G. and Mclean, C. (2008). A Review of How Fathers Can be Better
Recognised and Supported Through DCSF Policy. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RR040.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Further education
Davies, P., Fletcher, M., Munoz, S. and Whittaker, M. (2008). The True Cost of College: the Price
Students Pay for Further Education. London: LSN. [online]. Available:
https://www.lsneducation.org.uk/user/order.aspx?code=080132&src=XOWEB [November, 2008].
Website: Learning and Skills Network (LSN)

Gender
Becta (2008). How do Boys and Girls Differ in their Use of ICT? Coventry: Becta. [online].
Available: http://schools.becta.org.uk/upload-
dir/downloads/page_documents/research/gender_ict_briefing.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Becta
Health
Lorenc, T., Harden, A., Brunton, G. and Oakley, A. (2008). Including Diverse Groups of Children
and Young People in Health Promotion and Public Health Research: a Review of Methodology
and Practice. London: EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education,
University of London. [online]. Available:
http://eppi.ioe.ac.uk/cms/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=CJbmdkqpxsA%3d&tabid=2398&mid=4446&la
nguage=en-US [November, 2008].
Website: EPPI Evidence for Policy & Practice Information & Co-ordinating Centre

Oliver, S., Kavanagh, J., Caird, J., Lorenc, T., Oliver, K., Harden, A., Thomas, J., Greaves, A. and
Oakley, A. (2008). Health Promotion, Inequalities and Young People's Health: a Systematic
Review of Research. London: EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education,
University of London. [online]. Available:
http://eppi.ioe.ac.uk/cms/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=lsYdLJP8gBI%3d&tabid=2410&mid=4471&lan
guage=en-US [November, 2008].
Website: EPPI Evidence for Policy & Practice Information & Co-ordinating Centre

Home to school transition
Smart, D., Sanson, A., Baxter, J., Edwards, B. and Hayes, A. (2008). Home-to-school Transitions
for Financially Disadvantaged Children: Final Report. Sydney, NSW: The Smith Family. [online].
Available:
http://www.thesmithfamily.com.au/webdata/resources/files/HometoSchool_FullReport_WEB.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: The Smith Family – Australia

ICT
Becta (2008). How do Boys and Girls Differ in their Use of ICT? Coventry: Becta. [online].
Available: http://schools.becta.org.uk/upload-
dir/downloads/page_documents/research/gender_ict_briefing.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Becta

Hewton, J. and Mortimer, E. (2008). Harnessing Technology Local Authorities Survey 2008.
Coventry: Becta. [online]. Available: http://schools.becta.org.uk/upload-
dir/downloads/page_documents/research/ht_la_survey08.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Becta

HM Inspectorate of Education (2008). Technical Education - a Portrait of Current Practice in
Scottish Schools. Livingston: HMIE. [online]. Available:
http://www.hmie.gov.uk/documents/publication/tepcp.html [November, 2008].
Website: HM Inspectorate of Education – UK – Scotland

Smith, P., Rudd, P. and Coghlan, M. (2008). Harnessing Technology: Schools Survey 2008.
Report 1: Analysis. Coventry: Becta. [online]. Available: http://schools.becta.org.uk/upload-
dir/downloads/page_documents/research/ht_schools_survey08_analysis.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Becta

Smith, P., Rudd, P. and Coghlan, M. (2008). Harnessing Technology: Schools Survey 2008.
Report 2: Data. Coventry: Becta. [online]. Available: http://schools.becta.org.uk/upload-
dir/downloads/page_documents/research/ht_schools_survey08_data.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Becta

ICT initiatives
PriceWaterhouseCoopers (2008). Evaluation of Implementation Models for Learner Home Access
to ICT. Coventry: Becta. [online]. Available: http://partners.becta.org.uk/upload-
dir/downloads/page_documents/research/evaluation_models_home_access.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Becta

Income
Kenway, P. (2008). Addressing In-work Poverty (Eradicating Child Poverty: the Role of Key Policy
Areas). York: JRF. [online]. Available: http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2269-poverty-
employment-income.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

Information sharing
Orton, L. and Harvey, A. (2008). Enhancing the Flow of Supply and Demand Information among
Training Institutions, Students, and Employers. Ottawa, ON: CPRN. [online]. Available:
http://www.cprn.org/documents/50617_EN.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN)

Information, advice and guidance
Stiell, B., Shipton, L., Coldron, J. and Coldwell, C. (2008). Choice Advice: an Evaluation. London:
DCSF. [online]. Available: http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RW072.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Initial teacher training
Ashby, P., Hobson, A.J., Tracey, L., Malderez, A., Tomlinson, P.D., Roper, T., Chambers, G.N.
and Healy, J. (2008). Beginner Teachers' Experiences of Initial Teacher Preparation, Induction
and Early Professional Development: a Review of Literature. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RW076.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Integrated services
Lord, P., Springate, I., Atkinson, M., Haines, B., Morris, M., O'Donnell, L., Benefield, P., Harper,
A. and Sharp, C. (2008). Improving Development Outcomes for Children through Effective
Practice in Integrating Early Years Services. London: C4EO. [online]. Available:
http://www.c4eo.org.uk/themes/earlyyears/files/c4eo_improving_development_outcomes_for_chil
dren.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children and Young People’s Services (C4EO)

International education
HM Inspectorate of Education (2008). International Activity in Scotland's Colleges: Provision for
Learners from Non-EU Countries. Livingston: HMIE. [online]. Available:
http://www.hmie.gov.uk/documents/publication/iasc.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: HM Inspectorate of Education – UK – Scotland

Key skills
Estyn (2008). An Evaluation of the Delivery of Key Skills Qualifications at Key Stage 4 in Schools
that are Not Piloting the Welsh Baccalaureate. Cardiff: Estyn. [online]. Available:
http://www.estyn.gov.uk/publications/Key_skills_at_key_stage_4_November_2008.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: Estyn – UK – Wales

Key Stage 2
Sylva, K., Melhuish, E., Sammons, P., Siraj-Blatchford, I. and Taggart, B. (2008). Effective Pre-
school and Primary Education 3-11 Project (EPPE 3-11). Final Report from the Primary Phase:
Pre-school, School and Family Influences on Children's Development during Key Stage 2 (Age 7-
11). London: DCSF. [online]. Available: http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-
RR061.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)
Key Stage 4
Estyn (2008). An Evaluation of the Delivery of Key Skills Qualifications at Key Stage 4 in Schools
that are Not Piloting the Welsh Baccalaureate. Cardiff: Estyn. [online]. Available:
http://www.estyn.gov.uk/publications/Key_skills_at_key_stage_4_November_2008.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: Estyn – UK – Wales

Literature reviews
Ashby, P., Hobson, A.J., Tracey, L., Malderez, A., Tomlinson, P.D., Roper, T., Chambers, G.N.
and Healy, J. (2008). Beginner Teachers' Experiences of Initial Teacher Preparation, Induction
and Early Professional Development: a Review of Literature. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RW076.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Bolstad, R. and Hipkins, R. (2008). Seeing Yourself in Science: the Importance of the Middle
School Years. Report prepared for the Royal Society of New Zealand. Wellington: NZCER.
[online]. Available: http://www.nzcer.org.nz/pdfs/16626.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER)

Griffin, T. and Nechvoglod, L. (2008). Vocational Education and Training and People with a
Disability: a Review of the Research. Adelaide, SA: NCVER. [online]. Available:
http://www.ncver.edu.au/research/proj/nr07122.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) – Australia

Hoffmann-Ekstein, J., Michaux, A., Bessell, S., Mason, J., Watson, E. and Fox, M. (2008).
Children's Agency in Communities: a Review of Literature and the Policy and Practice Context.
Paddington, NSW: Benevolent Society of New South Wales. [online]. Available:
http://www.aracy.org.au/AM/Common/pdf/3-07-22-2_SF3_Michaux-Paper-
Childrens_agency_in_communities.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Australian Research Alliance for Children & Youth (ARACY)

Lorenc, T., Harden, A., Brunton, G. and Oakley, A. (2008). Including Diverse Groups of Children
and Young People in Health Promotion and Public Health Research: a Review of Methodology
and Practice. London: EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education,
University of London. [online]. Available:
http://eppi.ioe.ac.uk/cms/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=CJbmdkqpxsA%3d&tabid=2398&mid=4446&la
nguage=en-US [November, 2008].
Website: EPPI Evidence for Policy & Practice Information & Co-ordinating Centre

Mongon, D. and Chapman, C. (2008). Successful Leadership for Promoting the Achievement of
White Working Class Pupils. Literature Review. Nottingham: NCSL. [online]. Available:
http://www.ncsl.org.uk/successful-leadership-literature-review.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Moore, T.G. (2008). Early Childhood Intervention: Core Knowledge and Skills (CCCH Working
Paper 3). Parkville, VIC: Centre for Community Child Health. [online]. Available:
http://www.rch.org.au/emplibrary/ccch/ECI_skills_and_knowledge.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Centre for Community Child Health (CCCH) – Australia

Oliver, S., Kavanagh, J., Caird, J., Lorenc, T., Oliver, K., Harden, A., Thomas, J., Greaves, A. and
Oakley, A. (2008). Health Promotion, Inequalities and Young People's Health: a Systematic
Review of Research. London: EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education,
University of London. [online]. Available:
http://eppi.ioe.ac.uk/cms/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=lsYdLJP8gBI%3d&tabid=2410&mid=4471&lan
guage=en-US [November, 2008].
Website: EPPI Evidence for Policy & Practice Information & Co-ordinating Centre
Woodman, J., Lorenc, T., Harden, A. and Oakley, A. (2008). Social and Environmental
Interventions to Reduce Childhood Obesity: a Systematic Map of Reviews. London: EPPI-Centre,
Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London. [online]. Available:
http://eppi.ioe.ac.uk/cms/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=PNLNFz5IqnA%3d&tabid=2395&mid=4441&la
nguage=en-US [November, 2008].
Website: EPPI Evidence for Policy & Practice Information & Co-ordinating Centre

Local authority role
Audit Commission (2008). National School Survey Results 2007. The School Survey, England.
London: Audit Commission. [online]. Available: http://www.audit-
commission.gov.uk/Products/NATIONAL-REPORT/66CC3FA3-4392-4BDD-A00C-
FD570F6992D6/SchoolSurvey2008.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Audit Commission

Hewton, J. and Mortimer, E. (2008). Harnessing Technology Local Authorities Survey 2008.
Coventry: Becta. [online]. Available: http://schools.becta.org.uk/upload-
dir/downloads/page_documents/research/ht_la_survey08.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Becta

Mathematics education
Ainley, J., Kos, J. and Nicholas, M. (2008). Participation in Science, Mathematics and Technology
in Australian Education (ACER Research Monograph No 63). Camberwell, VIC: ACER. [online].
Available: http://www.acer.edu.au/documents/Mono63_MathsSciTechSept08.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

Comptroller and Auditor General (2008). Mathematics Performance in Primary Schools: Getting
the Best Results. London: TSO. [online]. Available:
http://www.nao.org.uk/publications/nao_reports/07-08/07081151.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National Audit Office (NAO)

Mental health
Department for Children, Schools and Families (2008). Targeted Mental Health in Schools
Project. Using the Evidence to Inform your Approach: a Practical Guide for Headteachers and
Commissioners. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://publications.teachernet.gov.uk/eOrderingDownload/00784-2008BKT-EN.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

National CAMHS Review (2008). Children and Young People in Mind: the Final Report of the
National CAMHS Review. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/CAMHSreview/downloads/CAMHSReview-Bookmark.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Newly qualified teachers
Ashby, P., Hobson, A.J., Tracey, L., Malderez, A., Tomlinson, P.D., Roper, T., Chambers, G.N.
and Healy, J. (2008). Beginner Teachers' Experiences of Initial Teacher Preparation, Induction
and Early Professional Development: a Review of Literature. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RW076.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Not in education, employment or training (NEET)
Curtis, D.D. and McMillan, J. (2008). School Non-completers: Profiles and Initial Destinations
(Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth Research Report 54). Camberwell, VIC: ACER.
[online]. Available: http://www.acer.edu.au/documents/LSAY_lsay54.pdf November, 2008].
Website: Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

Hillage, J., Johnson, C., Newton, B., Maguire, S., Tanner, E. and Purdon, S. (2008). Activity
Agreements Evaluation: Synthesis Report. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RR063%20(2).pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Outcomes
Coghlan, M., Sanders, D., Morris, M., O'Donnell, L., Benefield, P., Harper, A. and Sharp, C.
(2008). Narrowing the Gap in Outcomes for Children from the Most Excluded Families through
Inclusive Practice in Early Years Settings. London: C4EO. [online]. Available:
http://www.c4eo.org.uk/themes/earlyyears/files/c4eo_narrowing_the_gap.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children and Young People’s Services (C4EO)

HM Inspectorate of Education (2008). Assessing, Recording and Analysing Learner Progress and
Outcomes. Livingston: HMIE. [online]. Available:
http://www.hmie.gov.uk/documents/publication/aralpo.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: HM Inspectorate of Education (HMIE) – UK – Scotland

Lord, P., Springate, I., Atkinson, M., Haines, B., Morris, M., O'Donnell, L., Benefield, P., Harper,
A. and Sharp, C. (2008). Improving Development Outcomes for Children through Effective
Practice in Integrating Early Years Services. London: C4EO. [online]. Available:
http://www.c4eo.org.uk/themes/earlyyears/files/c4eo_improving_development_outcomes_for_chil
dren.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children and Young People’s Services (C4EO)

Thomas, J., Vigurs, C.-A., Oliver, K., Suarez, B., Newman, M., Dickson, K. and Sinclair, J. (2008).
Targeted Youth Support: Rapid Evidence Assessment of Effective Early Interventions for Youth at
Risk of Future Poor Outcomes. London: EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of
Education, University of London. [online]. Available:
http://eppi.ioe.ac.uk/cms/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=X0ohABEth04%3d&tabid=2417&mid=4475&la
nguage=en-US [November, 2008].
Website: EPPI Evidence for Policy & Practice Information & Co-ordinating Centre

Parent - school relationship
Education Review Office (2008). Partners in Learning: Good Practice. Wellington: ERO. [online].
Available: http://www.ero.govt.nz/Publications/pubs2008/pil-gp-sep08.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Education Review Office (ERO) – NZ

Education Review Office (2008). Partners in Learning: Parents' Voices. Wellington: ERO. [online].
Available: http://www.ero.govt.nz/Publications/pubs2008/pil-parents-voices-sep08.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: Education Review Office (ERO) – NZ

Parental choice
Stiell, B., Shipton, L., Coldron, J. and Coldwell, C. (2008). Choice Advice: an Evaluation. London:
DCSF. [online]. Available: http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RW072.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Parental involvement
Department for Children, Schools and Families (2008). The Impact of Parental Involvement on
Children's Education. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-00924-2008BKT-EN.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Klavins, L. (2008). Parents Matter: How can Leaders Involve Parents in the Self-evaluation
Process and Further Development of Children's Centre and Extended School Services?
Nottingham: NCSL. [online]. Available: http://www.ncsl.org.uk/klavins-parents-matter-full.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Waldman, J., Bergeron, C., Morris, M., O'Donnell, L., Benefield, P., Harper, A. and Sharp, C.
(2008). Improving Children's Attainment through a Better Quality of Family-based Support for
Early Learning. London: C4EO. [online]. Available:
http://www.c4eo.org.uk/themes/earlyyears/files/c4eo_improving_attainment.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children and Young People’s Services (C4EO)

Parenting
Horwath, J., Lees, J., Sidebotham, P., Higgins, J. and Imtiaz, A. (2008). Religion, Beliefs and
Parenting Practices: a Descriptive Study. York: JRF. [online]. Available:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2264-faith-parenting-youth.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

Performance
HM Inspectorate of Education (2008). Assessing, Recording and Analysing Learner Progress and
Outcomes. Livingston: HMIE. [online]. Available:
http://www.hmie.gov.uk/documents/publication/aralpo.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: HM Inspectorate of Education (HMIE) – UK – Scotland

Personalised learning
West-Burnham, J. (2008). Leadership for Personalising Learning. Nottingham: NCSL. [online].
Available: http://www.ncsl.org.uk/leadership-for-personalising-learning.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Poverty
Hirsch, D. (2008). What is Needed to End Child Poverty in 2020? Round-up: Reviewing the
Evidence. York: JRF. [online]. Available:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/knowledge/findings/socialpolicy/pdf/2275.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

Simmonds, D. and Bivand, P. (2008). Can Work Eradicate Child Poverty? (Eradicating Child
Poverty: the Role of Key Policy Areas). York: JRF. [online]. Available:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2272-employment-parenthood-poverty.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

Whelan, C.T. and Maître, B. (2008). Poverty in Ireland in Comparative European Perspective.
Dublin: ESRI. [online]. Available:
http://www.esri.ie/UserFiles/publications/20081128153101/WP265.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

Primary education
Comptroller and Auditor General (2008). Mathematics Performance in Primary Schools: Getting
the Best Results. London: TSO. [online]. Available:
http://www.nao.org.uk/publications/nao_reports/07-08/07081151.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National Audit Office (NAO)
Public policy
Cooke, G., Gregg, P., Hirsch, D., Jones, N. and Power, A. (2008). Ending Child Poverty:
'Thinking 2020.' A Report and Think-pieces from the Child Poverty Unit Conference. London:
DWP. [online]. Available: http://www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/WP56.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

Hoffmann-Ekstein, J., Michaux, A., Bessell, S., Mason, J., Watson, E. and Fox, M. (2008).
Children's Agency in Communities: a Review of Literature and the Policy and Practice Context.
Paddington, NSW: Benevolent Society of New South Wales. [online]. Available:
http://www.aracy.org.au/AM/Common/pdf/3-07-22-2_SF3_Michaux-Paper-
Childrens_agency_in_communities.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Australian Research Alliance for Children & Youth (ARACY)

Pupil engagement
Bolstad, R. and Hipkins, R. (2008). Seeing Yourself in Science: the Importance of the Middle
School Years. Report prepared for the Royal Society of New Zealand. Wellington: NZCER.
[online]. Available: http://www.nzcer.org.nz/pdfs/16626.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER)

Qualifications
Estyn (2008). An Evaluation of the Delivery of Key Skills Qualifications at Key Stage 4 in Schools
that are Not Piloting the Welsh Baccalaureate. Cardiff: Estyn. [online]. Available:
http://www.estyn.gov.uk/publications/Key_skills_at_key_stage_4_November_2008.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: Estyn – UK – Wales

Reading
Abedi, J., Kao, J.C., Leon, S., Sullivan, L., Herman, J.L., Pope, R., Nambiar, V. and
Mastergeorge, A.M. (2008). Exploring Factors that Affect the Accessibility of Reading
Comprehension Assessments for Students with Disabilities: a Study of Segmented Text. Los
Angeles, CA: CRESST. [online]. Available: http://www.cse.ucla.edu/products/reports/R746.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: National Center for Research in Evaluation, Standards & Student Testing (CRESST)

Religion
Horwath, J., Lees, J., Sidebotham, P., Higgins, J. and Imtiaz, A. (2008). Religion, Beliefs and
Parenting Practices: a Descriptive Study. York: JRF. [online]. Available:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2264-faith-parenting-youth.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

Research
Bakhshi, H., Schneider, P. and Walker, C. (2008). Arts and Humanities Research and Innovation.
Bristol and London: AHRC and NESTA. [online]. Available:
http://www.nesta.org.uk/assets/Uploads/pdf/Research-
Report/arts_humanities_innovation_report_NESTA.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA)

Research methods
Porter, J., Daniels, H., Georgeson, J., Hacker, J. and Gallop, V. (2008). Disability Data Collection
for Children's Services. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RR062.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Rural schools
National Assembly for Wales. Rural Development Sub-committee (2008). Inquiry into the
Reorganisation of Schools in Rural Wales. Cardiff: NAW. [online]. Available:
http://www.assemblywales.org/rdc_3__schools_reorganisation_report_e.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National Assembly for Wales (NAW)

School admissions
Stiell, B., Shipton, L., Coldron, J. and Coldwell, C. (2008). Choice Advice: an Evaluation. London:
DCSF. [online]. Available: http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RW072.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

School federation
Ford, G. and McCue, E. (2008). Can Federations Help Stars to Come Out? Exploring the Unique
Contribution of Federations to the Development of School Leaders. Nottingham: NCSL. [online].
Available: http://www.ncsl.org.uk/ford-can-federations-help-full.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

School leadership
Earley, P., Weindling, D., Bubb, S., Evans, J. and Glenn, M. (2008). Evaluation of the Future
Leaders Pilot Programme: Final Report (Years 1 and 2). Executive Summary. Nottingham: NCSL.
[online]. Available: http://www.ncsl.org.uk/evaluation-of-future-leaders-3.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Ford, G. and McCue, E. (2008). Can Federations Help Stars to Come Out? Exploring the Unique
Contribution of Federations to the Development of School Leaders. Nottingham: NCSL. [online].
Available: http://www.ncsl.org.uk/ford-can-federations-help-full.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Hill, R. and Matthews, P. (2008). Schools Leading Schools: the Power and Potential of National
Leaders of Education. Nottingham: NCSL. [online]. Available: http://www.ncsl.org.uk/schools-
leading-schools.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Lewis, P. and Murphy, R. (2008). Review of the Landscape: Leadership and Leadership
Development 2008. A Review of What is Known about Effective Leadership and Leadership
Development. Nottingham: NCSL. [online]. Available: http://www.ncsl.org.uk/review-of-the-
landscape.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Mongon, D. and Chapman, C. (2008). Successful Leadership for Promoting the Achievement of
White Working Class Pupils. Nottingham: NCSL. [online]. Available:
http://www.ncsl.org.uk/successful-leadership-for-promoting-full-report-2.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Mongon, D. and Chapman, C. (2008). Successful Leadership for Promoting the Achievement of
White Working Class Pupils. Literature Review. Nottingham: NCSL. [online]. Available:
http://www.ncsl.org.uk/successful-leadership-literature-review.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Mongon, D. and Chapman, C. (2008). Successful Leadership for Promoting the Achievement of
White Working Class Pupils. Vignettes: Twelve Accounts of School Life. Nottingham: NCSL.
[online]. Available: http://www.ncsl.org.uk/successful-leadership-vignettes.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

West-Burnham, J. (2008). Leadership for Personalising Learning. Nottingham: NCSL. [online].
Available: http://www.ncsl.org.uk/leadership-for-personalising-learning.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)
School networks
Black, R. (2008). New School Ties: Networks for Success. Melbourne, VIC: Department of
Education and Early Childhood Development. [online]. Available:
http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/edulibrary/public/publ/research/publ/new-school-ties-report.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: Department of Education and Early Childhood Development – Australia (Victoria)

Science
Scottish Government (2008). Science for Scotland. Edinburgh: Scottish Government. [online].
Available: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/247013/0069782.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Scottish Government

Scottish Government (2008). Science for Scotland: Background. Edinburgh: Scottish
Government. [online]. Available: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/249214/0071709.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: Scottish Government

Science education
Ainley, J., Kos, J. and Nicholas, M. (2008). Participation in Science, Mathematics and Technology
in Australian Education (ACER Research Monograph No 63). Camberwell, VIC: ACER. [online].
Available: http://www.acer.edu.au/documents/Mono63_MathsSciTechSept08.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

Bolstad, R. and Hipkins, R. (2008). Seeing Yourself in Science: the Importance of the Middle
School Years. Report prepared for the Royal Society of New Zealand. Wellington: NZCER.
[online]. Available: http://www.nzcer.org.nz/pdfs/16626.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER)

Boscardin, C.K., Jones, B., Nishimura, C., Madsen, S. and Park, J.-E. (2008). Assessment of
Content Understanding through Science Explanation Tasks. Los Angeles, CA: CRESST. [online].
Available: http://www.cse.ucla.edu/products/reports/R745.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National Center for Research in Evaluation, Standards & Student Testing (CRESST)

HM Inspectorate of Education (2008). Science: a Portrait of Current Practice in Scottish Schools.
Livingston: HMIE. [online]. Available:
http://www.hmie.gov.uk/documents/publication/HMIe%20Science%20Report.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: HM Inspectorate of Education (HMIE) – UK – Scotland

Ministerial Council on Education Employment Training and Youth Affairs (2008). National
Assessment Program - Science Literacy Year 6 Report 2006. Carlton South, VIC: MCEETYA.
[online]. Available: http://www.mceetya.edu.au/verve/_resources/NAP-ScienceLitYr6Report-
2006.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Ministerial Council on Education Employment Training and Youth Affairs (MCEETYA) -
Australia

Secondary education
Department for Children, Schools and Families (2008). Gaining Ground: Improving Progress in
Coasting Secondary Schools. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://publications.teachernet.gov.uk/eOrderingDownload/00941-2008DOM-EN.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)
Skills
Scottish Government (2008). Science for Scotland. Edinburgh: Scottish Government. [online].
Available: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/247013/0069782.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Scottish Government

Scottish Government (2008). Science for Scotland: Background. Edinburgh: Scottish
Government. [online]. Available: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/249214/0071709.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: Scottish Government

Small schools
National Assembly for Wales. Rural Development Sub-committee (2008). Inquiry into the
Reorganisation of Schools in Rural Wales. Cardiff: NAW. [online]. Available:
http://www.assemblywales.org/rdc_3__schools_reorganisation_report_e.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National Assembly for Wales (NAW)

Social exclusion
Coghlan, M., Sanders, D., Morris, M., O'Donnell, L., Benefield, P., Harper, A. and Sharp, C.
(2008). Narrowing the Gap in Outcomes for Children from the Most Excluded Families through
Inclusive Practice in Early Years Settings. London: C4EO. [online]. Available:
http://www.c4eo.org.uk/themes/earlyyears/files/c4eo_narrowing_the_gap.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children and Young People’s Services (C4EO)

Social housing
Heath, S. (2008). Housing Choices and Issues for Young People in the UK. York: JRF. [online].
Available: http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2325-young-people-housing.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

Social mobility
Cabinet Office. Strategy Unit (2008). Getting On, Getting Ahead. A Discussion Paper: Analysing
the Trends and Drivers of Social Mobility. London: Cabinet Office. [online]. Available:
http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/media/cabinetoffice/strategy/assets/socialmobility/gettingon.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: Cabinet Office

Statistics
Welsh Assembly Government (2008). 2008 Children and Young People's Well-being Monitor for
Wales. Cardiff: WAG. [online]. Available:
http://new.wales.gov.uk/docrepos/40382/40382313/293077/1266940/2765056/Monitor_Eng.pdf;js
essionid=jS6yJ2JQlRnmghQbWBBc2QnkfJ9QCByKF3Kn1bS17HVFshrj0lbv!375818872?lang=e
n [November, 2008].
Website: Welsh Assembly Government (WAG)

Student finance
Davies, P., Fletcher, M., Munoz, S. and Whittaker, M. (2008). The True Cost of College: the Price
Students Pay for Further Education. London: LSN. [online]. Available:
https://www.lsneducation.org.uk/user/order.aspx?code=080132&src=XOWEB [November, 2008].
Website: Learning and Skills Network (LSN)

Student participation
Ainley, J., Kos, J. and Nicholas, M. (2008). Participation in Science, Mathematics and Technology
in Australian Education (ACER Research Monograph No 63). Camberwell, VIC: ACER. [online].
Available: http://www.acer.edu.au/documents/Mono63_MathsSciTechSept08.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)
Teaching strategies
de Silva Joyce, H., Hood, S. and Rose, D. (2008). Investigating the Impact of Intensive Reading
Pedagogy in Adult Literacy. Adelaide, SA: NCVER. [online]. Available:
http://www.ncver.edu.au/research/proj/nl06002p.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) – Australia

Transition from school
Curtis, D.D. and McMillan, J. (2008). School Non-completers: Profiles and Initial Destinations
(Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth Research Report 54). Camberwell, VIC: ACER.
[online]. Available: http://www.acer.edu.au/documents/LSAY_lsay54.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

Unemployed
Evans, M. and Williams, L. (2008). Tackling Child Poverty when Parents Cannot Work
(Eradicating Child Poverty: the Role of Key Policy Areas). York: JRF. [online]. Available:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2270-unemployment-poverty-parents.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

VET participation
Griffin, T. and Nechvoglod, L. (2008). Vocational Education and Training and People with a
Disability: a Review of the Research. Adelaide, SA: NCVER. [online]. Available:
http://www.ncver.edu.au/research/proj/nr07122.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) – Australia

Wellbeing
Humphrey, N., Kalambouka, A., Bolton, J., Lendrum, A., Wigelsworth, M., Lennie, C. and Farrell,
P. (2008). Primary Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning (SEAL): Evaluation of Small Group
Work. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RR064.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

National CAMHS Review (2008). Children and Young People in Mind: the Final Report of the
National CAMHS Review. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/CAMHSreview/downloads/CAMHSReview-Bookmark.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Welsh Assembly Government (2008). 2008 Children and Young People's Well-being Monitor for
Wales. Cardiff: WAG. [online]. Available:
http://new.wales.gov.uk/docrepos/40382/40382313/293077/1266940/2765056/Monitor_Eng.pdf;js
essionid=jS6yJ2JQlRnmghQbWBBc2QnkfJ9QCByKF3Kn1bS17HVFshrj0lbv!375818872?lang=e
n [November, 2008].
Website: Welsh Assembly Government (WAG)

Widening participation (HE)
Stanton, G., David, M., Hall, G., Brown, R., Ebdon, L., Kendall, S. and Watters, K. (2008).
Unfinished Business in Widening Participation: the End of the Beginning. London: LSN. [online].
Available: https://www.lsneducation.org.uk/user/order.aspx?code=080140&src=XOWEB
[November, 2008].
Website: Learning and Skills Network (LSN)

Work experience
Eddy Adams Consultants Ltd with Smart Consultancy (Scotland) Ltd and University of Glasgow.
Training and Employment Research Unit (2008). Work Experience in Scotland. Edinburgh:
Scottish Government. [online]. Available:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/249899/0072298.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Scottish Government

Eddy Adams Consultants Ltd with Smart Consultancy (Scotland) Ltd and University of Glasgow.
Training and Employment Research Unit (2008). Work Experience in Scotland: Appendices.
Edinburgh: Scottish Government. [online]. Available:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/249914/0072299.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Scottish Government

Work skills
Dickerson, A. and Lindley, J. (2008). Parental Qualifications and Child Poverty in 2020
(Eradicating Child Poverty: the Role of Key Policy Areas). York: JRF. [online]. Available:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2274-poverty-skills-employment.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

Orton, L. and Harvey, A. (2008). Enhancing the Flow of Supply and Demand Information among
Training Institutions, Students, and Employers. Ottawa, ON: CPRN. [online]. Available:
http://www.cprn.org/documents/50617_EN.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN)

Workforce
Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (2008). The Deployment,
Training and Development of the Wider School Workforce. London: Ofsted. [online]. Available:
http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/content/download/7881/79713/file/The%20deployment%20training%20a
nd%20development%20of%20the%20wider%20school%20workforce.pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted)

Working parents
Simmonds, D. and Bivand, P. (2008). Can Work Eradicate Child Poverty? (Eradicating Child
Poverty: the Role of Key Policy Areas). York: JRF. [online]. Available:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2272-employment-parenthood-poverty.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

Writing
Department for Children, Schools and Families (2008). Mark Making Matters: Young Children
Making Meaning in All Areas of Learning and Development. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://publications.everychildmatters.gov.uk/eOrderingDownload/Mark_Making_Matters.pdf
[November, 2008].
Website: Every Child Matters

Young people
Heath, S. (2008). Housing Choices and Issues for Young People in the UK. York: JRF. [online].
Available: http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2325-young-people-housing.pdf [November,
2008].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

Oliver, S., Kavanagh, J., Caird, J., Lorenc, T., Oliver, K., Harden, A., Thomas, J., Greaves, A. and
Oakley, A. (2008). Health Promotion, Inequalities and Young People's Health: a Systematic
Review of Research. London: EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education,
University of London. [online]. Available:
http://eppi.ioe.ac.uk/cms/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=lsYdLJP8gBI%3d&tabid=2410&mid=4471&lan
guage=en-US [November, 2008].
Website: EPPI Evidence for Policy & Practice Information & Co-ordinating Centre
Youth engagement
Hillage, J., Johnson, C., Newton, B., Maguire, S., Tanner, E. and Purdon, S. (2008). Activity
Agreements Evaluation: Synthesis Report. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RR063%20(2).pdf [November, 2008].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Youth support
Thomas, J., Vigurs, C.-A., Oliver, K., Suarez, B., Newman, M., Dickson, K. and Sinclair, J. (2008).
Targeted Youth Support: Rapid Evidence Assessment of Effective Early Interventions for Youth at
Risk of Future Poor Outcomes. London: EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute of
Education, University of London. [online]. Available:
http://eppi.ioe.ac.uk/cms/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=X0ohABEth04%3d&tabid=2417&mid=4475&la
nguage=en-US [November, 2008].
Website: EPPI Evidence for Policy & Practice Information & Co-ordinating Centre

								
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