The impact of non-cognitive skills on outcomes for young people: literature review

The main purpose of this rapid review is to understand the current evidence base and identify areas of promise, in order to inform future work in this area. It has been jointly funded by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) and the UK Cabinet Office. The EEF is particularly interested in the role of non-cognitive skills in narrowing the gap in outcomes for pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds. The Cabinet Office is particularly interested in the role of non-cognitive skills in the context of 'social action' interventions for young people. Social action is defined as 'young people doing pr... Show more

Authors: Gutman, Leslie Morrison; Schoon, Ingrid

Published: London, England, Education Endowment Foundation, 2013

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 57 p.

Access item: https://web.archive.org/web/20140821123712/http://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/uploads/pdf/Non-cognitive_skills_literature_review.pdf

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