Job Opportunity – PERU is recruiting a Research Associate

The PERU team is growing and has a Research Associate job opportunity to join our established project team.


Project co-led by PERU is one of 11 new European Research Infrastructures

Growing Up In Digital Europe (GUIDE), which is co-led by PERU has been included in the latest revision of the ESFRI (European Strategy Forum for Research Infrastructures) 2021 Roadmap


A realist review of interventions used to prevent and reduce the use of restrictive practices on adults with learning disabilities in NHS and independent sector settings (LEARN)

In partnership with the Ministry of Justice and the Barrow Cadbury Trust, PERU researchers are undertaking a qualitative study on the views and experiences of participants in the Chance to Change pilots.


The Big Life Group – Multi Modal Practitioner (MMP) evaluation

In partnership with the Ministry of Justice and the Barrow Cadbury Trust, PERU researchers are undertaking a qualitative study on the views and experiences of participants in the Chance to Change pilots.


Why Evaluate? Lunchtime Conference Programme: Widening Participation, Evaluation and COVID 19

PERU's Chris Fox is speaking at Villiers Park Educational Trust's virtual ‘lunchtime’ conference programme on evaluation in the Higher Education widening participation agenda.


Evaluating the effectiveness of the SEND Review process on raising attainment in English, and secondary outcomes.

This is an evaluation of the effectiveness of the SEND Review process on raising attainment in English at GCSE. The evaluation will also measure the effect of the process on pupil wellbeing, attendance and exclusions.


Using Digital Technology to Improve Learning

PERU's Andrew Smith and Man Met ESRI's Professor Cathy Lewin recently carried out a comprehensive review of global evidence describing the effectiveness of digital technologies in raising attainment in schools.


Using Digital Technology to Improve Learning

EEF guidance report is designed to support senior leaders and teachers to make better-informed decisions based on the best available evidence we currently have.


Kirstine Szifris leads seminar on Philosophy Education in Prisons at Prison Research Centre, Cambridge

PERU’s Kirstine Szifris has been invited back to the Prison Research Centre, Cambridge University to lead a seminar today on Philosophy Education in Prisons.


Migrant Children and Communities in a Transforming Europe (MiCREATE)

The vision of MiCREATE is to provide a child-centred approach to exploring and surmounting integration challenges.


Research protocol: Evaluating the impact of Eedi formative assessment online platform (formerly Diagnostic Questions or DQ) on attainment in mathematics at GCSE and teacher workload

This paper describes a cluster randomised controlled trial designed to test the efficacy of Eedi, a formative question setting and diagnostic digital platform, on attainment in mathematics at GCSE as well as its impact on teacher workload.


The Family Skills Evaluation

The Family Skills Evaluation is funded by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) and carried out by NatCen Social Research. This study will test the impact of a family literacy programme.


The Study of Early Education and Development (SEED) in England

This is a multi-cohort, multi-wave study of pre-school children and their parents in England. The study is in part designed to test whether making funded early childhood education and care (ECEC) available to low and moderate income families raises their use of preschool care.


European Cohort Development Project (ECDP)

The European Cohort Development Project (ECDP) is a Design Study which will create the specification and business case for a European Research Infrastructure that will provide, over the next 25 years, comparative longitudinal survey data on child and young adult well-being.


Study of Early Education and Development (SEED)

Impact Study on Early Education Use and Child Outcomes up to Age Three