Cultural Capital at School – Our interview with Kate Fripp

Anna Fosse-Galtier Inequalities, Interview, Policy, Schools

Cultural Capital at School Our interview with Kate Fripp🎙 A year ago, PAG published an article about the introduction of cultural capital into the Ofsted Inspection Framework. From September 2019, Ofsted asked their inspectors to ‘consider the extent to which schools are equipping pupils with the knowledge and cultural capital they need to succeed in life,’ and to introduce pupils to …

The Impact of School Closures on the Attainment Gap: A Rapid Evidence Assessment from EEF

Ceri Moss Attainment Gap, COVID-19, Inequalities

The Impact of School Closures on the Attainment Gap: A Rapid Evidence Assessment from EEF Earlier this week, the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF), an independent charity dedicated to breaking the link between family income and educational achievement, released a rapid evidence assessment focused on the impact of school closures on the attainment gap. What is the Rapid Evidence Assessment?This rapid …

The Sutton Trust’s research into the impact of COVID-19 on the most disadvantaged young people

Yashna Smart COVID-19, Inequalities, Schools

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to impact on practically every area of government policy for the foreseeable future. The Sutton Trust, a foundation which improves social mobility in the UK through evidence-based programmes, research and policy advocacy, has looked into the impact of COVID-19 on the most disadvantaged young people through their time in education and into …