Education Endowment Foundation

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Founded in 2011 "by the education charity the Sutton Trust, as lead charity in partnership with Impetus Trust, the EEF is funded by a £125m grant from the Department for Education. With investment and fundraising income, the EEF intends to award as much as £200m over the 15-year life of the Foundation"[1]   In November 2010: "The Secretary of State for Education, Michael Gove, announces plans to establish an education endowment foundation intended to help raise standards in challenging schools, inspired by the Obama administration’s Race to the Top initiative in the USA. Read the press release here." [1]

Advisory Board

Accessed May 2013: [2]  



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  1. Education Endowment Foundation About, organizational web page, accessed May 21, 2013.
  2. Education Endowment Foundation Advisory Board, organizational web page, accessed May 21, 2013.