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Interactive Whiteboards in the Classroom

This report by Futurelab aims to extract some of the key findings relating to the use of interactive whiteboards (IWBs) in UK classrooms from the research literature in order to put forward recommendations relating to more effective use, and potential future developments in terms of teaching, training, use and design of IWBs. Folder: Leadership Briefings Issue 2.12 (24)

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01/01/1970
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ICT In Schools: Trends, Innovations & Issues In 2006-2007

This paper, by European Schoolnet (EUN), aims to provide an overview of ICT in European schools in the years 2006 and 2007. Folder: Leadership Briefings Issue 2.12 (24)

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ISLE: Individualised Support for Learning Through e-Portfoli

The ISLE Project, published by the Scottish Funding Council e-Learning Transformation Programme, examines how Personal Development Planning (PDP), supported by e-portfolios, can benefit the learning process. This report is for those individuals intending to implement an e-portfolio system of their own – where an e-portfolio is an electronic showcase of the learning and development of students. Folder: Leadership Briefings Issue 2.12 (24)

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Progress And Impact Of Technology In Education

This is a strategy-level review of what current research and evidence tells us about using technology for the benefit of learners. It builds on the ambitions of the government’s e-strategy, Harnessing Technology. Folder: Leadership Briefings Issue 2.12 (24)

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Progress in International Reading Literacy Study

This report was published by NFER on behalf of the Department for Children, Schools and Families and compares the reading attainment and attitudes to reading of over 200,000 9 and 10 year-old children in 41 countries. The survey collects information not just on reading attainment, but also about children’s reading attitudes and habits, and whether and what they read for pleasure. Folder: Leadership Briefings Issue 2.12 (24)

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Choice? What Choice?

A new study by leading centre-right thinktank Policy Exchange has found that parents often do not have meaningful options about where to send their children to be educated. It also found increasing disenchantment with the academies programme amongst sponsors and clear evidence that local authorities are continuing to ignore the demands of parents in their determination to keep control of school provision. Folder: Leadership Briefings Issue 2.12 (24)

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Interventions In Schools To Prevent And Reduce Alcohol Use A

This guidance, from the National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence (NICE) considers interventions in schools to prevent and reduce alcohol use among children and young people. It is aimed at anyone who works with children and young people in schools and other education settings and gives advice on incorporating alcohol education into the national science and personal, social and health education (PSHE) curricula, as well as helping children and young people get the right support. Folder: Leadership Briefings Issue 2.12 (24)

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01/01/1970
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Standards In English Primary Education: The International Ev

This review examines international survey evidence on the performance of English children of primary school age in relation to those from other countries. Folder: Leadership Briefings Issue 2.12 (24)

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SCHOOL GOVERNANCE

Mark Blois, a Partner at law firm Browne Jacobson, explores the evolution of School governance and the legal framework. Folder: Leadership Briefings Issue 2.12 (24)

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Inspections Of Early Years Provision From September 2008

This consultation outlines Ofsted’s our proposals for inspections of early years provision from September 2008 in response to changes introduced by the Childcare Act 2006. It also seeks views on a number of aspects specifically relating to the inspections of early years settings. OfSTED will publish a summary of the key outcomes of the consultation during spring 2008. Folder: Leadership Briefings Issue 2.12 (24)

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01/01/1970
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Effective Alternative Provision

From September 2007, all secondary schools have been required to work in partnerships to manage pupil behaviour and attendance, including identifying and commissioning alternative provision (AP) for pupils who need it. This research report by NFER for the DCSF looks at good practice in alternative education provision (AP) in eight local authorities. Folder: Leadership Briefings Issue 2.12 (24)

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Mental Wellbeing Of Children In Primary Schools

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has published draft guidance on the Mental Wellbeing Of Children In Primary Schools. The guidance makes four recommendations covering the overall approach to promoting mental wellbeing in primary schools, universal approaches and targeted approaches. The final version is expected early in 2008. Folder: Leadership Briefings Issue 2.12 (24)

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Health and Social Care Bill 2007

This is a new Bill aimed at enhancing patient safety and improving public health. It includes a section on weighing and measuring children in relation to tackling obesity. The bill covers four main policy areas: The Care Quality Commission; Reforming professional regulation; Public health protection; and the Health in Pregnancy Grant. Folder: Leadership Briefings Issue 2.12 (24)

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