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Celebrating Reading for Enjoyment

This research by the National Literacy Trust reveals that three-quarters (78%) of primary school children enjoy reading – the highest levels ever recorded by the Trust.

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01/06/2017
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Special Educational Needs: Analysis And Summary Of Data Sources

This DfE report provides statistics on pupils with SEN, including information on educational attainment, destinations, absence, exclusions, and characteristics. It includes a combination of analysis and links to the key data sources on children and young people with special educational needs (SEN).

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01/06/2017
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Surviving Or Thriving? The State Of The UK's Mental Health

This NatCen report commissioned by the Mental Health Foundation aims to understand the prevalence of self-reported mental health problems, levels of positive and negative mental health in the population, and the actions people take to deal with the stressors in their lives.

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01/06/2017
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World-Class Teachers, World-Class Education

This report, jointly published by the Cathedrals Group and GuildHE, calls for teachers to be trained to Master’s level in order to attract the most ambitious candidates into the profession.

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01/06/2017
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The 2017 Student Academic Experience Survey

This report, published by the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) and the Higher Education Academy (HEA) proves shows that the student experience differs depending on ethnicity, the type of accommodation and sexual orientation.

Date:
09/06/2017
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Forward Together: The Conservative Manifesto

There is now cross-party recognition that school budgets are at breaking point. This summary of the Conservative Manifesto sets out the priorities the government has for the education system.

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09/06/2017
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UTCs, Studio Schools, And Technical And Vocational Education In England's Schools

Supporters of England's growing range of institutions for 14–19-year-olds – mainly university technical colleges (UTCs) and studio schools – are increasingly being challenged by those who argue that, on the whole, they are not working for pupils. This IPPR report explores developments in this landscape, the consequences for the wider education system and assess the performance of these institutions.

Date:
09/06/2017
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A Research Strategy for Scottish Education

The report by the Scottish government sets out the identified priorities for a research strategy to support improvement in Scottish Education, particularly regarding schools, in order to deliver the objectives of the National Improvement Framework.

Date:
09/06/2017
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Celebrating Reading for Enjoyment

This research published by the National Literacy Trust highlights the link between enjoyment of reading and achievement, with children who enjoy reading more likely to do better at reading – over three years ahead in the classroom – of their peers who don’t enjoy it.

Date:
15/06/2017
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Language Problems In Children With Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

This systematic review published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry seeks to establish the types of language problems children with ADHD experience in order to inform future research into how these language problems contribute to long-term outcomes for children with ADHD.

Date:
15/06/2017
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Reconsidering Current Objectives For Physical Activity Within Physical Education

This research carried out at Leeds Beckett University and published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine suggests physical education (PE) in the UK and USA may be failing both teachers and children.

Date:
15/06/2017
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Secondary And Primary School Applications And Offers: March And April 2017

The proportion of 11-year-olds offered a place at their first-choice secondary school in England is the lowest since 2010, according to this DfE report.

Date:
15/06/2017
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Starting Strong 2017: Transitions from Early Childhood Education and Care to Primary Education

Young people who went through pre-school education are much more likely to do well in international Pisa tests when they are teenagers, according to this OECD publication.

Date:
23/06/2017
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The Influence Of Socioeconomic Status On Changes In Young People's Expectations Of Applying To University

Early intervention to maintain and raise expectations could increase the number of teenagers from less privileged backgrounds entering higher education, a new study published in the Oxford Review of Education has found.

Date:
23/06/2017
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Attitudes Towards 'Good Schools' & Selective Education

This NatCen report reveals what the public thinks makes a good school and gets beneath the skin of what drives attitudes towards selective education and grammar schools.

Date:
23/06/2017
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Can Exposure To The News Improve Learning?

This research report, launched by child development expert Dr Jacqueline Harding, has found that encouraging child curiosity in real world events can support the development of critical thinking skills, improve resilience and enhance cognitive growth.

Date:
23/06/2017
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