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Issue 13.10

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School Break And Lunchtimes And Young People’s Social Lives

School break times are as much as an hour shorter than they were two decades ago, meaning children are missing out on valuable opportunities to make friends, develop social skills and exercise, according to this UCL Institute of Education (IOE) research.

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04/06/2019
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The Social Impact Of Participation In Culture And Sport

This report by the DCMS Select Committee reveales concerns about the downgrading of arts subjects in schools, with all the consequent implications for children’s development, wellbeing, experiences, careers and, ultimately, life chances.

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04/06/2019
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The Roehampton Annual Computing Education Report

This report by the University of Roehampton analyses the uptake of GCSE computer science (CS) and other computing qualifications in England from the 2018 exam sittings. It reveals a steep decline in computing provision, both in terms of hours being taught and qualifications being sat across the country.

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04/06/2019
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Review of Post-18 Education and Funding

This interim report of the Augar Review looks at England’s post-18 education system. The report mostly focuses on the steady decline in funding and participation in technical and vocational training to meet the British economy’s changing needs, but alos looks at university tuition fees.

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04/06/2019
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Teachers' Engagement With Research: What Do We Know?

This report by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) looks at the progress of embedding evidence-informed practice (EIP) within teaching in England.

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17/06/2019
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Review Of Children In Need

The government is reviewing support for children in need in order to support them and improve their outcomes. This DfE review summarises the government's learning, outlines its conclusions and commits it to take action to improve the educational outcomes of children who have needed a social worker.

Date:
17/06/2019
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State-Funded Schools Inspections And Outcomes

Ofsted has substantially increased the number of exempt outstanding schools it inspects, after 80% of those it re-inspected due to specific issues were downgraded.

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17/06/2019
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Girls Active 2017-2019

The government has been urged to radically overhaul how physical education is delivered to girls in British schools after a this new report by the Youth Sport Trust found alarming inactivity and a strong desire for less traditional sports.

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17/06/2019
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Part-time Teaching and Flexible Working in Secondary Schools

This NFER research investigates the demand for part-time and flexible working, the barriers for secondary school leaders and how these can be overcome. It comprised an analysis of national data, survey questions and interviews with school leaders.

Date:
02/07/2019
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Getting Young People 'Work Ready'

Almost one in four young people (aged 17-23) do not feel adequately prepared by their education for the world of work, according to this CBI report. It identifies three broad areas that are essential for the world of work – character, knowledge, and skills.

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02/07/2019
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Better Schools for All?

This report, published by the Nuffield Foundation, examines the role that schools play in pupils’ education and suggests that the school reforms in the UK in the past two decades have failed to bridge the gap in pupil achievement.

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02/07/2019
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The Adoption Barometer

This report by Adoption UK reveals that adopted children are twice as likely not to be in employment, education or training (NEET) as their peers, 16% of them have had contact with the criminal justice system and 39% have needed help from mental health services.

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02/07/2019
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