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Understanding KS4 Attainment And Progress

This DfE report looks at the academic attainment of young people in year 11. This is the point at which most sit their GCSE exams (or equivalents), which are also referred to as key stage 4 (or KS4) qualifications. Leadership Briefing 13.02(146)

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31/10/2018
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Higher Education Student Statistics: UK, 2016/17

The government has announced plans to crack down on grade inflation in universities amid fears that the growing number of first-class degrees being awarded to students is undermining their value. More than a quarter of graduates (26%) were awarded a first-class degree last year, up from 18% in 2012-13, according to data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency. Leadership Briefing 13.02(146)

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31/10/2018
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Early Education Use And Child Outcomes Up To Age Four Years

This Natcen report explores whether child development at age four is associated with the amount of differing types of ECEC that children receive aged two to four years; the early years home environment and the quality of the parent/child relationship at age two to three; and the quality of the ECEC settings that children have attended at age two to four. Leadership Briefing 13.02(146)

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31/10/2018
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Social Media, Social Life

Social media platforms are central to every aspect of teens' lives, from how they stay in touch with friends to how they engage with politics. This survey of 13- to 17-year-olds by the non-profit Common Sense Media, sheds light on teens' changing social media habits and why some kids are more deeply affected by their digital worlds. Leadership Briefing 13.02(146)

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31/10/2018
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Educating For The Modern World

More than three-quarters of businesses expect to increase the number of higher-skilled roles over the coming years. Yet two-thirds fear that there will be a lack of sufficiently skilled people to fill vacancies, according to this 2018 CBI Education and Skills Annual Report. Leadership Briefing 13.02(146)

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07/11/2018
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Muslim Students in UK Higher Education

This new study from Sheffield Hallam University looks at the experiences of Muslim students in British higher education. It has found UK Muslim students experience unequal rates of inequality and inequity at university. Leadership Briefing 13.02(146)

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07/11/2018
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Socio-Economic Differences In Total Education Spending In England

This research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has found that children from poor backgrounds in England now have more spent on their education than those from better-off families, in what experts called a “remarkable shift” that has closed the long-term gap in government spending. Leadership Briefing 13.02(146)

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07/11/2018
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A Broken Social Elevator? How to Promote Social Mobility

This international study on social mobility from the OECD shows that each year that a child spends in education, the gap between rich and poor grows wider. Leadership Briefing 13.02(146)

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07/11/2018
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Burnout, Depression And Paranoid Ideation

Teachers who are burned out at work are experiencing symptoms of paranoia according to this study published in the scientific journal, Occupational Medicine. The aim of the study was to examine the relationship between burnout and paranoid ideation. The research found that those teachers who scored highly on the burnout scale were likely to be experiencing symptoms of paranoia. Leadership Briefing 13.02(146)

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14/11/2018
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Anti-Bullying Alliance Survey On Bullying

One child in every classroom has been bullied every single day over the past six months, according to this survey by the Anti-Bullying Alliance (ABA). Leadership Briefing 13.02(146)

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14/11/2018
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Teachers Working Longer Review: Final Report

The age of teachers has no noticeable effect on pupil performance, but school staff need more support and clearer guidance to support an age-diverse workforce, according to this DfE report into the effectiveness of older teachers. Leadership Briefing 13.02(146)

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14/11/2018
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Who Knows What About Me?

The report by the Children's Commissioner for England into the collection and sharing of children’s data is calling on internet giants and toy-makers to be more transparent about the data they are collecting. It calls for a statutory duty of care between social media companies and their younger users, and urges the government to consider strengthening data protection laws. Leadership Briefing 13.02(146)

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21/11/2018
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Educating For The Modern World

This CBI/Pearson Education and skills annual report says that education is the number one driver of productivity, business, and economic prosperity. But more than this, a world-class education system is essential for social justice and a fairer society. Leadership Briefing 13.02(146)

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21/11/2018
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Inspiring Entrepreneurship in Education

This research from the National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education (NCEE) claims that less than a fifth of university Heads of Enterprise believe that schools are well supported in developing enterprise and entrepreneurship in young people. Nine in ten HoEs believe that the government needs to do more to support entrepreneurial activity post Brexit. Leadership Briefing 13.02(146)

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21/11/2018
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Elective Home Education Survey 2018

This report by the Association of Directors of Children’s Services shows that the number of home educated pupils rose by 27 per cent this year, with many more likely to be hidden from sight. Leadership Briefing 13.02(146)

Date:
21/11/2018
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