The Education Network for Waltham Forest
Supported by Waltham Forest

Making Best Use of Teaching Assistants

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) Guidance Report contains seven recommendations to maximise the impact of teaching assistants (TAs) in primary and secondary schools, based on the best available research evidence. They provide a framework by which schools can transform the way TAs are deployed and supported, to help them thrive in their role and improve outcomes for pupils.

The recommendations are arranged in three sections: