Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) projects

Early Years
EEF are looking for participants to take part in 4 projects

Four Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) projects are looking for early years participants:

  • The Impact of Covid-19 on primary school starters study is looking to recruit 75 early years settings to assess the effectiveness of support strategies implemented by Reception teachers to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 closures on children starting school this year.
  • Reception Jigsaw is looking for110 early years settings to trial a professional development programme for Reception staff, aiming to improve children's early mathematical understanding.
  • Maths Champions  is looking for 140 schools to test a programme designed to train senior staff in early years settings to improve the maths skills and confidence of children.
  • TEEM UP is looking for 100 schools to participate in a trial of a 16-month CPD programme, which aims to develop the ability of Reception and Year 1 teachers to enhance children’s mathematical understanding.