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Issue 13.06

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Navigating The Educational Moral Maze

A new ethical framework for education leaders could help boost teacher recruitment and retention, according to this report by the Association of School and College Leaders.

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29/01/2019
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Top Of The Class: How Should We Be Judging Our Schools?

This report by Adoption UK recommends that schools should be held to account for the way they support their most vulnerable students, and that school leaders need help to make fundamental changes.

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29/01/2019
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Attitudes To Education: The British Social Attitudes Survey 2017

This DfE report measuring public attitudes in relation to the education system, schools, higher education, transphobia, marriage and homosexuality, gender division of labour, occupational segregation, self-image, and harassment.

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29/01/2019
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Exploring Flexible Working Practice In Schools

This DfE report summarises existing evidence on flexible working practices in schools. It highlights experiences and perceptions of flexible working, and potential barriers and enablers. The review includes case studies taken from international schooling examples, as well as examples from other sectors.

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29/01/2019
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Review Of Personal And Social Education

This report by the Scottish Government is a review of personal and social education (PSE), including the role of guidance in schools and school counselling services and the effectiveness of the provision of the universal support entitlement for children and young people in local authority schools.

Date:
06/02/2019
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Teacher Recruitment And Retention Strategy

This DfE strategy sets out the government's vision to make sure careers in teaching are attractive, rewarding and sustainable. The approach is focused around four priorities, identified through in-depth and wide-ranging conversations with the teaching profession.

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06/02/2019
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Freedom Of Expression

This report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission provides guidance on lawful free speech, protecting academic freedom and upholding equality when balancing the legal duty to protect free speech and meeting the duty of care to staff and students.

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06/02/2019
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Student Access To The Curriculum In An Age Of Performativity And Accountability

This report by Reading and Oxford universities examines the decisions schools in England make regarding history provision, in a period of curriculum change, and the potential consequences of these decision. It found that disadvantaged students are less likely to study history at GCSE than their peers under major government reforms.

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06/02/2019
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Mental Health of Children and Young People in England, 2017

The number of children seeking help from Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (Camhs) in England, has more than doubled over the past two years. This NHS survey found a rise in diagnosable emotional disorders like depression and anxiety, especially among girls. The survey looks at mental disorder in 2 to 4 year olds, and spans the transition into adulthood by covering 17 to 19 year olds.

Date:
12/02/2019
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Music Education: State Of The Nation

This report by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Music Education, outlines the broad landscape of music education in England, which is in serious decline. The report claims if the pace continues, music education in England will be restricted to a privileged few within a decade, and the UK will have lost a major part of the talent pipeline to its world-renowned music industry.

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12/02/2019
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Tackling Disadvantage In The Early Years

The Government has a confused approach to Early Years education, and measures such as the 30 hours childcare commitment appear to be entrenching disadvantage, according to this Education Committee report on early years education. The report addresses the two key areas affecting children’s life chances: quality early years education and a strong home learning environment.

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12/02/2019
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Attitudes Towards STEM Subjects By Gender At KS4

This DfE research looks at the different attitudes of male and female students in key stage 4, when thinking about STEM subjects. The research examines young people’s attitudes towards STEM subjects when they were age 15/16 in Key Stage 4 (KS4). It found there were significant gendered differences in attitudes towards STEM and non-STEM subjects among KS4 pupils.

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12/02/2019
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