Dr John Jerrim's research on England's ranking on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) table has reframed the debate on school pupils' academic achievement.
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Research by Richard Murphy on teacher quality and the effect on pupils influenced the Education Secretary's decision to open up for performance-related pay for teachers.
Recommendations from the ESRC Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO) to improve school league tables were adopted by the Department for Education and implemented in 2011.
New tools developed by social scientists enable findings from different countries to be compared more reliably.
ECHOES, a virtual learning environment developed by ESRC-funded researchers, has improved autistic children's engagement and communication, and changed teaching practice in several UK schools.