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How Do Shortages Of Maths Teachers Affect The Within-School Allocation Of Maths Teachers To Pupils?

Secondary school pupils in the most disadvantaged schools are being hit hardest by England’s maths teacher shortages, according to this report from the Nuffield Foundation. Leadership Briefing 12.11(143)

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25/06/2018
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Schools And Youth Mental Health: A Briefing On Current Challenges And Ways Forward

This joint report from school mental health organisation Minds Ahead and the education and youth think-tank LKMCo, concludes that a scheme modelled on Teach First should be set up in schools to train mental health specialists to work with young people. Leadership Briefing 12.11(143)

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25/06/2018
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The Roehampton Annual Computing Education Report

This report from the University of Roehampton looks at how many pupils achieved GCSE and A-level computing qualifications in 2017. It shows that the revolution in computing education in English schools is faltering - and that fewer children are getting the digital skills that employers and the government say are vital. Leadership Briefing 12.11(143)

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25/06/2018
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Estimating Suicide Among Higher Education Students, England And Wales

Suicide rates for higher education students have been revealed for the first time in this Office of National Statistics report. Leadership Briefing 12.11(143)

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25/06/2018
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Beyond Gadgets: Edtech To Help Close The Opportunity Gap

Education technology can help transform outcomes for disadvantaged pupils but is being neglected, according to this report from the public services think-tank, Reform. The paper highlights the different areas where EdTech could support disadvantaged pupils and the mechanisms for enabling schools to embrace the opportunities offered by technology. Leadership Briefing 12.11(143)

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02/07/2018
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Bridging The Gap: Giving Adopted Children An Equal Chance In School

This report by charity, Adoption UK, warns that many adopted children, who have often had traumatic early years, are struggling to cope emotionally at school and are failing academically as a result. Leadership Briefing 12.11(143)

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02/07/2018
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Preparing For Literacy: Improving Communication, Language And Literacy In The Early Years

This guidance report from the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) reviews the best available research to offer early years professionals practical “do’s and don’ts” to make sure all children start school with the foundations they need to read and write well. Leadership Briefing 12.11(143)

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02/07/2018
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School Workforce in England: November 2017

The number of teachers working in state-funded schools in England has fallen to its lowest level since 2013, , according to figures published by the Department for Education. That is the equivalent of more than 7,000 full-time teachers leaving the profession last year. Leadership Briefing 12.11(143)

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02/07/2018
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Analysing The ‘Self-Improving School-Led System’ Agenda In England And The Implications For Schools

This NFER report, funded by the Nuffield Foundation, focuses on the concept of the self-improving system and addresses the different forms and levels of accountability, collaboration, competition, system incentives and constraints within the parameters of autonomy. Fundamentally, it asks whether the English education system is self-improving and analyses those elements that facilitate or impede this intention. Leadership Briefing 12.11(143)

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02/07/2018
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Growing Up Neglected: A Multi-Agency Response To Older Children

This joint report, from inspectorates Ofsted, HMI Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS), the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and HMI Probation, examines the multi-agency response to older children who are living with neglect. Leadership Briefing 12.11(143)

Date:
09/07/2018
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Educational And Emotional Health Outcomes In Adolescence Following Maltreatment In Early Childhood

A full and active experience of school has a positive effect on the health and achievements of children who experienced abuse or neglect at an early age, according to this report by the University of Bristol. Leadership Briefing 12.11(143)

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09/07/2018
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New Qualifications

There is too much variation in how schools teach the Welsh Baccalaureate and in the enthusiasm and expertise of teachers delivering it, according to this Estyn report. Leadership Briefing 12.11(143)

Date:
22/07/2018
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