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Leadership in Practice

In a study carried out by Teach First’s Research, Evaluation and Impact team between April and July 2016, we examined the empirical evidence supporting some popular ideas about leadership and asked leaders across a range of sectors to identify the most important attributes of an effective leader...

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10 things you (probably) didn’t know about PISA

Today sees the release of the latest version of PISA results, the set of tests that compares what 15 year olds can (and can’t) do across the world and keeps education ministers across the world up at night. While international comparisons are tricky, the tests and surveys are still an amazing...

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PISA 2015: Initial Analysis

Every three years edu-nerds get an early Christmas present with the publication of the OECD’s PISA dataset which compares performance across dozens of education systems. The data is picked over avidly from Sydney to Shanghai and can make or break the careers of politicians and policy-makers who’ve...

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Assessing educational need in Wolverhampton and Walsall

Our study of Wolverhampton and Walsall identified the need to ensure young people know, and can access, the opportunities available to them. As Teach First targets its work towards the areas where it can have the most impact, understanding what makes local contexts distinctive is key. Wolverhampton...

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Citi E for Education campaign hits Canary Wharf

Thursday 10 November saw the E for Education campaign brought to life in Canary Wharf as over 40 young people from London schools visited the Citi offices. A-level students from four secondary schools in the capital were invited to work...

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Initial findings from our 2016 Ambassador Survey

The thousands of people who have completed our programme over the years are our ambassadors – a group dedicated to making education fair, who have invaluable experience of tackling inequality in classrooms. They probab ly know more about...

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