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EPPSE 16 +
Introduction

Department for Education
1997-2003 EPPE 2003-2008 EPPE 3-11 2007-2011 EPPSE 3-14 2008-2013 EPPSE 16+
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The original EPPE study (1996-2003) investigated children's intellectual and social/behavioural development between the ages of 3-7 years focusing on pre-school influences. The EPPE 3-11 study (2003-2008) , has followed up the same children to age 11 years investigating both pre-school and primary school influences on children's attainment, progress and social/behavioural development. The EPPSE 3-14 study (2007-2011) provides an additional extension to this longitudinal study in order to follow the same cohort to the end of Key Stage 2 (age 14). This latest extension to the project: EPPSE 16+ (2008-2013) continues to follow the same group of students through their final year of compulsory schooling (Year 11, age 16) and on to their post 16 educational, training and employment choices.

In EPPE, more than 3000 children were assessed at the start of pre-school (around the age of 3), their development progress was monitored until they entered school (age 5), and then at key time points (age 6, 7, 10, 11 and 14 years) until the end of Key Stage 3 in secondary school. This new extension will investigate these students' final compulsory school outcomes e.g. GCSE /vocational equivalents and then their post 16 destinations.

The study applied an 'educational effectiveness' design to establish the factors related to children's progress. The EPPSE programme of research represents a major investment into early effectiveness research by the Department for Education (DfE).

Enquiries about all aspects of the EPPSE programme should be directed in the first instance to:
Brenda Taggart
EPPSE Principal Investigator/Research Co-ordinator 
Dept. of Early Childhood and Primary Education
Institute of Education
University of London
Room G2
15 Woburn Square
London WC1H 0NS

Telephone No. +44 (0)207 612 6219
Fax : +44 (0)207 580 7568
Email : b.taggart@ioe.ac.uk

 

 
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