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Disadvantage Project – Session 2

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Session 2 of the Disadvantage Project 21/22.

According to the EEF’s Best evidence of the impact of school closures on the attainment gap, much of the work done to close the attainment gap over the past 10 years is likely to be reversed. The median estimate indicates that the gap would widen by 36%. However, the estimated rate of gap widening varied substantially between studies, meaning that there is a high level of uncertainty around this average. Plausible “good” and “bad” estimates range from the gap widening from 11% to 75%.

Against this backdrop, school leaders now have urgent and challenging strategic decisions to make around how best to address this reversal. This project, led by Marc Rowland, will support schools to develop an evidence informed approach to planning, implementing and evaluating an effective strategy for addressing short and long-term educational disadvantage and the impact of Covid 19 on learning. It will be rooted in research evidence and learning from successful schools but will also focus sharply on the local context.

To find out more about the project click here.

If you are a member of this project, you can reach the project resources page with all details including Zoom links and resources, click here.

Please note this is a members only project.



Tuesday, February 22, 2022 @ 1:00 pm


Tuesday, February 22, 2022 @ 4:00 pm



This is a Virtual Event


01603 555207

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