Round 15 of the Education Endowment Fund is now open to applications for projects that maintain or improve pupil outcomes while reducing teacher workload.
A new round of the Education Endowment Fund (EEF) general funding programme is now open to applications.
EEF will fund local authorities, academy sponsors, charities and other groups that bring forward innovative proposals to improve performance in the most challenging schools.
The overall objective of the programme is to break the link between family background and educational achievement, ensuring that young people from all backgrounds have the opportunity to fulfil their aspirations and make the most of their talents.
EEF are open to ideas on a range of topics. However, for Round 15 they are particularly interested in projects that maintain or improve pupil outcomes while reducing teacher workload. For example, this could include:
EEF have funded a large number of trials on primary literacy teaching and as such will only consider new proposals in this area by exception, if they would generate significant contributions to the existing evidence base.
Eligible applicants are as follows:
The expected minimum grants size is £50,000.
The deadline for Summer 2019 Round 15 applications is 28 June 2019.