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School Governance In 2018

Funding, staff recruitment and the government’s performance on education are the major issues facing volunteers governing state-funded schools, according to this report by the National Governance Association and the TES. Leadership Briefing 13.01(145)

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25/09/2018
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Preparing For Hyper-Diversity: London's Student Population In 2030

Almost three quarters of university students from London will be from ethnic minorities by the end of the next decade, according to this report by Access HE. The report shows a growing ethnic minority population in the school system and says young people from black and Asian families are more likely to apply for university. Leadership Briefing 13.01(145)

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25/09/2018
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Newswise Pilot Report 2018

The NewsWise programme was developed as a collaborative partnership between Google, The Guardian Foundation, the National Literacy Trust and the PSHE Association, based on a shared mission to create a generation of news literate children. This report by the National Literacy Trust covers outcomes from the pilot phase in early 2018. Leadership Briefing 13.01(145)

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25/09/2018
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Report Card 2018

This report by the Fair Education Alliance shows that progress in closing the attainment gap between the wealthiest and poorest students is still too slow, with progress beginning to stall and only marginal improvements. Leadership Briefing 13.01(145)

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25/09/2018
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Remapping The Cognitive And Neural Profiles Of Children Who Struggle At School

This research by the Medical Research Council has used machine learning to identify clusters of children who struggle at school of having learning difficulties, which did not match the previous diagnosis the children had been given. Leadership Briefing 13.01(145)

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02/10/2018
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Friendship Stability Across School Transition And Associations With Mental Health And Educational Attainment

This study by the University of Surrey study, published in the Journal of Educational Psychology, has found that schoolchildren who keep their same best friend as they move to secondary school get better results. Leadership Briefing 13.01(145)

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02/10/2018
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Mental Wellbeing, Reading And Writing

This report by the National Literacy Trust explores the relationship between children's mental wellbeing and their reading and writing enjoyment, attitudes and behaviours. Leadership Briefing 13.01(145)

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02/10/2018
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Consent Training And Sexual Violence Prevention In UK Universities

This GenPol report suggests that 70 percent of UK female students and recent graduates have experienced sexual violence in their life. A stronger institutional commitment to consent training holds the key to ending sexual abuse in British universities. The study, carried out in collaboration with academics from the University of Cambridge, builds on focus groups and an online consultation of university staff, students, and trainers nation-wide. Leadership Briefing 13.01(145)

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02/10/2018
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The Apprenticeships Ladder Of Opportunity: Quality Not Quantity

This Commons Select Committee report highlights how apprenticeships have been around in one form or another since the Middle Ages, but are now overlooked when it comes to the support apprenticeship schemes needed in order to help deliver a high-quality workforce. Leadership Briefing 13.01(145)

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09/10/2018
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Analysis Of Teacher Supply, Retention And Mobility

This DfE report reveals that London schools are in the throes of a growing crisis in teacher retention, with four out of 10 quit the profession within five years of qualifying. Leadership Briefing 13.01(145)

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09/10/2018
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Readiness For Additional Learning Needs Reforms

This Estyn report examines the extent to which maintained primary and secondary schools, pupil referral units (PRUs), and education otherwise than at school (EOTAS) settings are preparing to meet the demands of the new Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Act 2018. The findings of the report are based on a wide range of school inspection evidence and includes case studies for local authorities and schools to consider. Leadership Briefing 13.01(145)

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09/10/2018
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Improving Children And Young People’s Mental Health Services

This report by the National Audit Office looks at the issues of parity of esteem between physical and mental health services for children and young people. It says that even if current initiatives are delivered as intended, there would remain significant unmet need for mental health services amongst young people. Leadership Briefing 13.01(145)

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09/10/2018
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UTCs: Are They Delivering For Young People And The Economy?

More than half of students who attend University Technical Colleges (UTCs) - which take in pupils from the age of 14 to 19 - are dropping out between the ages of 16 and 17, according to this Education Policy Institute (EPI) report. It says the government scheme for technical education is costing hundreds of millions of pounds and failing to deliver good results for students. Leadership Briefing 13.01(145)

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16/10/2018
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Access To Children And Young People’s Mental Health Services – 2018

This report by the Education Policy Institute assesses the state of children’s mental health services in England. The research examines access to specialist services, waiting times for treatment, and provision for those children that are not able to receive treatment. Leadership Briefing 13.01(145)

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16/10/2018
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Survey of Paediatric Audiology Provision in England 2018

This report by the National Deaf Children’s Society reveals mounting problems in children’s audiology, as one in five deaf children face delays and a third miss school. Leadership Briefing 13.01(145)

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16/10/2018
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The Professional Learning Continuum: Mentoring In Initial Teacher Education

This Estyn report focuses on the development of student teachers’ critical thinking, reflection and evaluation as vital skills for professional learning, the mentor’s role in developing these skills, and how involvement in mentoring in ITE impacts on and relates to professional learning in schools more generally. Leadership Briefing 13.01(145)

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16/10/2018
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