‘Report: Foundation Phase is improving standards – but not closing poverty gap’

Welsh Government have published the final report of a three-year independent evaluation of the
Foundation Phase, undertaken by researchers from the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD); led by Professor Chris Taylor. The report received substantial local media coverage, which can be found by following the links below.

Wales Online – https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/flagship-education-policy-raising-performance-9251215

ITV Wales – http://www.itv.com/news/wales/2015-05-14/report-foundation-phase-is-improving-standards-but-not-tackling-poverty-gap/