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Pre-School And Early Home Learning: Effects On A Level Outcomes

This DfE report looks at whether pre-school and early home learning helps students gain more A levels.

Date:
17/12/2015
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National Curriculum Assessments At Key Stage 2 In England, 2015

This DfE report shows that there has been another slight rise in the number of children leaving England's primary schools with a good grasp of the "three Rs". Statistics show that 90,000 more pupils leaving primary school with the reading, writing and maths skills needed to succeed at secondary school.

Date:
17/12/2015
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Analysis of Teachers Joining and Leaving the Profession

This NFER report seeks to explore and reconcile the messages from different data sources, and includes an analysis of the Labour Force Survey. The analysis tracks teachers based on actual job moves rather than stated intentions, and provides new insights into the nature of the current teacher supply challenge.

Date:
17/12/2015
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Learner Support Services In Further Education Colleges For Learners Aged 16-19

This Estyn report looks at the quality, consistency and impartiality of learner support services that further education colleges provide to learners. Learner support services include coaching for learning, personal support, and careers information and guidance.

Date:
17/12/2015
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Racial Discrimination By Religiously Selective Faith Schools

This report by the Accord Coalition for Inclusive Education on behalf of the Fair Admissions Campaign, has issued a warning about how religious selection in faith school pupil admissions has become a major and worsening source of racial discrimination in Britain's school system, and is undermining Government anti-extremism and social integration strategies.

Date:
06/01/2016
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Achieving Schools - Social Impact Assessment

This independent report, commissioned by PwC, has revealed that bridging the gap in schools and increasing attainment in the lowest achieving 20 per cent can be achieved for an investment of just £7,000 a year per school.

Date:
06/01/2016
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Interesting Cities: Five Approaches To Urban School Reform

This report by the Education Development Trust compares the approaches used to improve school standards in five diverse cities around the world: London, New York, Dubai, Rio de Janeiro and Ho Chi Minh City.

Date:
06/01/2016
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Flipped Learning

This study, undertaken by NFER and NESTA, revealed both benefits and challenges of implementing a flipped learning approach to mathematics teaching.

Date:
06/01/2016
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Office of the Schools Adjudicator Annual Report

This OSA annual report finds that too many schools in England break the rules on admissions arrangements and that admissions are too often unnecessarily complex, unfair or unclear.

Date:
14/01/2016
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Educational inequalities in England and Wales

This study by the Social Market Foundation for the Commission on Inequality in Education has found that where children grow up in England is more likely to determine success or failure at school than in previous generations. This Initial research examines inequalities in educational attainment at age 16 and age 11 and how these trends in inequality have evolved over time. The research reveals marked regional disparities in educational outcomes.

Date:
14/01/2016
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Fulfilment @work Report

This research by Randstad Education has found that classrooms are facing a mass exodus of senior teaching staff as the baby boomer generation nears retirement, coupled with societal pressure to leave the workforce at state pension age.

Date:
14/01/2016
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Ownership Of Intellectual Property In Education

Britain’s universities are gaining wide recognition for producing some of the most promising technology companies around today, with new technology breakthroughs never far from the headlines. This success brings its own complications, one of the most challenging being the ownership of the Intellectual Property (the “IP”).

Date:
14/01/2016
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The Emotional and Mental Health issues of the UK's High Learning Potential Children

This newly released research by Potential Plus UK shows that children with high potential are increasingly suffering from loneliness and worrying about issues that they never used to in the past and that this is having a negative impact on their future development.

Date:
14/01/2016
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The Future Legal Framework For England's Schools

As the number of academies continues to expand, this IPPR report asks whether the present system of contractual funding agreements with individual academies and academy chains is the best means of governing our school system and ensuring both autonomy and accountability for our schools.

Date:
21/01/2016
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CRIDE 2015 England report

Latest government figures issued by the Department for Education show that GCSE attainment levels for deaf young people in England have improved. This report sets out the results of the survey for England and is intended for heads of services, policy makers in local and central government and anyone with an interest in deaf education. The Consortium for Research in Deaf Education (CRIDE) report has also revealed that The School Census continues to under-record the number of deaf children, with 42% not being picked up at all.

Date:
21/01/2016
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What Young People Are Telling Us About SRE

This survey by the Sex Education Forum of over 2,000 11-25 year-olds, showed that across a range of topics that could protect children and young adults from harm, such as knowing where to turn to for help if they experience sexual abuse, or information about female genital mutilation (FGM) or sexual consent, many young people are left in the dark by gaps in their sex and relationships education (SRE). As a result, campaigners at the Forum are calling for mandatory status for sex and relationships education in all schools to prevent their safety being undermined by dramatic variations in what is taught.

Date:
21/01/2016
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16 To 19 Funding For Students With Additional Needs

This DfE research looks at how 16 to 19 institutions plan, spend and evaluate their funding to support students with additional needs.

Date:
21/01/2016
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