Research and analysis

16 to 19 additional needs funding: participation and attainment

Report into how governments provide funding to support students with additional needs.



An international review of funding for young people with additional needs and the effect funding has on their attainment.

Additional needs pupils are defined as:

  • being economically disadvantaged and in need of financial support to attend education
  • having low prior attainment and being in need of extra support to succeed in education
  • having low-level special educational needs and disability