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STEM: Consultation on a Strategy for Education & Training

This report by the Scottish Government contains the views, insights and experiences gathered from young people by Young Scot to influence the development of the Scottish Government’s STEM Strategy.

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27/04/2017
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The Future Of Childcare In London: Devolving Funding For Greater Affordability, Access And Equality

While ensuring sufficient high-quality, flexible childcare is an issue across the country, London faces unique challenges in terms of affordability, inequity and undersupply. This IPPR report presents the case for a comprehensive new deal for childcare in London – one in which the city would take direct control of its childcare market to ensure it meets the needs of children, parents, and the economy.

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27/04/2017
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Challenge And Support Across The Regional Schools Commissioner Areas

This second report by NFER uses the latest available performance data to explore the challenges RSCs face in terms of schools requiring action and the availability of Multi-Academy Trusts (MATs) that are ready to expand to meet this need.

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27/04/2017
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Exiting The EU: Challenges And Opportunities For Higher Education

This report by The Education Committee says the Government must provide guarantees to university staff from the EU and design a new immigration system that better meets the needs of higher education.

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27/04/2017
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Six Ways To Ensure Higher Education Leaves No One Behind

This UNESCO paper shows governments are not keeping pace with the growing demand for higher education. The paper sets out a series of measures to make higher education more equitable and affordable, including to ensure that student loan repayments do not exceed 15% of their monthly incomes. Anything more threatens to leave the disadvantaged behind.

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27/04/2017
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Devo Digital: Digital Skills For The Northern Powerhouse

A huge opportunity will be lost if the north of England is unable to provide sufficient talent to facilitate the continued growth of the digital sector. This IPPR report puts forward recommendations that would help the North to address its digital skills gap, in order to remain competitive in a post-Brexit environment.

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27/04/2017
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The Inbetweeners: The New Role Of Internships In The Graduate Labour Market

The decline in the proportion of graduates entering high-skilled work has led to a rise in internships, offering interns experience in the workplace and employers a cheap form of labour. This IPPR report addresses the problems this is creating in the labour market, and puts forward policies to prevent internships becoming a barrier - rather than an aid - to social mobility.

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27/04/2017
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Fostering in England, 2015-16

This Ofsted statistical release about fostered children, foster carers, recruitment, and the capacity of providers, covers local authority (LA) fostering agencies and independent fostering agencies (IFAs) in England in the year 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.

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27/04/2017
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