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The Impact of Providing Performance Feedback to Teachers and Principals

This report by the Institute of Education Sciences shows that even small amounts of the right kind of feedback to teachers and principals can have an effect on pupil achievement in maths.

Date:
30/01/2018
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School-Based Interventions For Reducing Disciplinary School Exclusion

This Campbell Systematic Review examined the impact of interventions to reduce exclusion from school. School exclusion, also known as suspension, involves the removal of pupils from regular teaching for a period during which they are not allowed to be present at school. In some extreme cases, the pupil is not allowed to come back to the same school (expulsion).

Date:
30/01/2018
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Managing Stress, Sickness Absence And Other HR Issues Amid The Funding Crisis In UK Schools

This research by employment law firm, SAS Daniels, shows the the leading worries affecting the mental health and wellbeing of school leaders and teaching staff across the UK, with two fifths (41.6%) of school workers saying that they or their colleagues have considered an alternative career because of redundancies, disputes, long-term sickness or repetitive short-term absences.

Date:
30/01/2018
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In Perfect Harmony: Improving Skills Delivery In England

This new CBI report urges policy makers, businesses and providers to collaborate and design a stable national framework for skills - based on the Government regulating for quality, rather than designing qualifications as has happened in the past. It argues that 28 skills reforms in 30 years have alienated firms, confused learning providers and failed to deliver on skills needs.

Date:
30/01/2018
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Educational Provision For Deaf Children In England

This research by the Consortium for Research in Deaf Education (CRIDE) shows that over the lest seven years, despite a 31 per cent increase in the number of deaf children that councils have a legal duty to assess and provide support for, the number of specialist Teachers of the Deaf has been cut by 14 per cent.

Date:
08/02/2018
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The Attainment Gap

This report from the Education Endowment Foundation looks at the gap between disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged children and young people, including those with SEND, at all stages of education.

Date:
08/02/2018
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School Funding in England Since 2010 - What the key Evidence Tells Us

This NFER report presents the findings from a review of key evidence documents on how recent changes to school funding have impacted on school spending in England. The review appraises literature published from 2010 onwards to examine how funding levels have changed overtime, how what funds are actually spent on has changed, and how educational outcomes appear to vary with expenditure.

Date:
05/02/2018
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Mental Health Statistics: Children And Young People

This survey by children's charity Barnardo's has revealed that nearly half of all 12 years olds are suffering from anxiety every week, with teens feeling even more troubled.

Date:
05/02/2018
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Providing Mental Health Support In UK Schools

Almost half (45%) of school leaders have found it difficult to commission mental health support for their pupils, and over a third (34%) of counsellors and psychotherapists who work with children and young people said it was difficult to provide their services to schools, according to this report by by children's mental health charity Place2Be.

Date:
15/02/2018
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#StatusOfMind

This study by The Royal Society of Public Health and the Young Health Movement examines the positive and negative effects of social media on young people’s health.

Date:
15/02/2018
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Effectiveness Of A Childhood Obesity Prevention Programme Delivered Through Schools

School programmes encouraging children to take more exercise and eat healthily are unlikely to have any real effect on childhood obesity, this study in the British Medical Journal suggests.

Date:
15/02/2018
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Later School Start Times For Supporting The Education, Health, And Well-Being Of High School Students

This Campbell systematic review summarises the findings from 17 studies to examine the evidence on the impact of later school start times on pupils’ mental health and academic performance.

Date:
15/02/2018
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