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Every Child Update Issue 16 News

Editor’s Comment; The Education Bill Debate; The Select Committee report on Ofsted; The SEN Green Paper; When does the unremarkable become headline news? Usually when it’s to do with a bureaucratic burden like Ofsted.

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01/06/2011
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The Child Poverty Strategy

There’s probably not much about the government’s child poverty strategy we didn’t already know. This new document summarises the approach they’re taking.

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01/06/2011
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The government’s guide to behaviour

Guidance on behaviour had been promised. It has arrived in a minimalist package. What does it contain?

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01/06/2011
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Evaluating the impact of Every Child Counts

‘Every Child Counts’ (ECC) was a numeracy programme introduced into English primary schools in 2008. An evaluation has been conducted by the Universities of Birmingham, Durham and York and the Department of Education to identify what effect the programme has had.

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01/06/2011
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Effective, proven and in the UK

We’ve heard a lot about the early interventions of the US. Graham Allen’s report is a directory of what works there. But it’s also happening in the UK. In this article C4EO explain how they are helping local projects show their worth.

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01/06/2011
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Support and Aspiration (open access article)

The Government’s consultation document ‘Support and aspiration: A new approach to special educational needs and disability’ was published in March. Here Lorraine Peterson from NASEN summarises the main points for ECU.

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01/06/2011
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When I grow up I want to be…

Aspirations For Life received a mention in the SEN Green Paper. We have been promised a toolkit of practical resources based upon it. Here, Sally Warren from Paradigm tells us more about what the programme entails and why it should continue.

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01/06/2011
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Child File: The governments guide to behaviour

In this issue of ECU we have included a report about the government’s approach to behaviour. In this issue of ChildFile we explore in more detail the material and information included in their guidance. We also incorporate their advice about dealing with bullying and provide an example of an anti-bullying policy. It should be noted that these government materials are still in the consultation stage and the final versions will be published in July 2011. The guidance will need to be reviewed and amended once the Education Bill has passed through Parliament. Child file materials: Guidance for your behaviour policy; Teachers’ powers; Guidance for governors; Advice for school leaders and governing bodies on bullying; Anti-bullying policy example

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01/06/2011
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