Evaluation of the National Top-Up to the EU School Milk Subsidy in England

Sector: Economics of Education | Education and Labour Markets
Client: N/A
Published: December, 2005
Document type: Report 
Tagged: England quantitative analysis

The report addresses the relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of the scheme; assesses the rationale for the National Top-Up scheme, including its suitability as a policy instrument for the consumption of milk by children in England; examines the effectiveness of the scheme in achieving its intended outcomes, giving consideration to the level and pattern of take-up of the scheme by LEAs; considers the efficiency of the scheme and the value for money it represents; explores whether the scheme has given rise to any unintended outcomes, either beneficial or detrimental; assesses whether the scheme contributes to Government objectives; and makes recommendations on how to improve the scheme in terms of its effectiveness and use of resources.