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Evaluating the Foundation Phase key findings on practitioner and stakeholder views on the future of the Foundation Phase

Waldron, Samuel, Rhys, Mirain and Taylor, Christopher Matthew 2015. Evaluating the Foundation Phase key findings on practitioner and stakeholder views on the future of the Foundation Phase. [Project Report]. Welsh Government. Available at: http://gov.wales/docs/caecd/research/2015/150204-f...

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Abstract

The Foundation Phase (introduced in 2008) provides a developmentally appropriate experiential curriculum for children aged 3-7 in Wales. The Welsh Government commissioned independent evaluation (led by WISERD) aims to evaluate how well it is being implemented, what impact it has had, and ways in which it can be improved. The three-year evaluation utilises a range of mixed methods at a national and local scale. This is one of four papers focused on impact. It draws on 239 classroom/setting observations, 341 practitioner interviews, 604 school/setting survey responses, 1,008 parent/carer survey responses, 37 Local Authority interviews and four non-maintained organisation interviews.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Status: Published
Schools: Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods (WISERD)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Publisher: Welsh Government
ISBN: 9781473428461
Funders: Welsh Government
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2017 04:39
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/88981

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