Strategic School Improvement Fund (SSIF)

Support resources for your application

DfE Application Guidance

The current application round closes at noon on 23rd June 2017 with further applications round to follow. We will keep you updated with any developments regarding the application round here.

Full DfE application guidance is available here

Education Endowment Foundation:

Support for Strategic School Improvement Fund Bids

The EEF has prepared a set of slides to support those preparing bids to the SSIF, as we believe this is an important opportunity to bring evidence to national school improvement efforts.  The slides give a comprehensive overview of the EEF approach, resources and effective implementation.

You can access the slides as a pdf document from here.

  • Part 1: Provides guidance on how you might frame an evidence-informed bid for the Strategic School Improvement Fund
  • Part 2: Provides an overview of the EEF (and other) tools and resources that you might want to draw on
  • Part 3: Provides some tips on effective implementation

Developing a bid with an evidence base and impact evaluation framework.

How can you strengthen your SSIF bid through the use of an evidence abse and impact evaluation framework?

You can access a recording of the webinar held with TSC Y&H and NW colleagues on 6/6/17 with the following links:

More resources to follow including Q and A from the session.