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Somebody Like Me

Young people are facing increasing pressures related to their appearance. Many young people today are struggling to escape the constant barrage of messages they receive about how they look and how they should behave. This YMCA report, commissioned by the Be Real Campaign, looks at how young people view their own bodies and what needs to be done to tackle body image anxiety among young people within secondary school age.

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27/02/2018
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Converting Maintained Schools To Academies

By January 2018 the Department had converted nearly 7,000 maintained schools to academies, at an estimated cost of £745 million since 2010-11. This National Audit Office (NAO) report focuses on the arrangements for converting schools to academies.

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27/02/2018
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England's Approach To School Performance Data – Lessons Learned

This report by the Education Development Trust looks at what can be learnt from three decades of England’s approach to school performance data.

Date:
27/02/2018
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Race Disparity Audit

This government Audit examines how people of different backgrounds are treated across areas including health, education, employment and the criminal justice system.

Date:
27/02/2018
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Literacy And Life Expectancy

This report by the National Literacy Trust provides the first overview of the evidence linking literacy and life expectancy in England through the conduits of health and socioeconomic factors.

Date:
08/03/2018
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The Youth Sport Trust Impact Report

This report by The Youth Sport Trust (YST) charity details how the power of physical activity is being used to enhance young people’s wellbeing and equip them with the skills to achieve in the classroom and in life.

Date:
08/03/2018
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Children Missing Education

This research published by the National Children’s Bureau raises fresh concerns over the welfare of children missing education in England. It suggests that 49,187 children were missing education at some point in 2016-17.

Date:
08/03/2018
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Access To Special Schools In England

The need for greater access to good school places has underpinned the government’s proposals to expand certain types of schools, including free schools, faith schools and selective schools. This report by the Education Policy Institute examines how far pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) currently have to travel to get to a special school.

Date:
08/03/2018
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Mental Health Problems In Young People, Aged 11 To 14

Around one in five children and young people in the UK experience emotional and behavioural problems according to the first findings from a survey of over 30,000 young people (aged 11 to 14), according to this report by HeadStart.

Date:
15/03/2018
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Completing The Revolution: Delivering On The Promise Of The 2014 National Curriculum

This new report from Policy Exchange argues that high-quality textbooks and teaching methods are needed to ensure children from all backgrounds receive the rigorous education they deserve.

Date:
15/03/2018
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Young People Exploring And Experiencing Loneliness And Friendship

This report by Manchester Metropolitan University and the young person's mental health charity 42nd Street, suggests youngsters often feel isolated and lonely when they fail to live up to expectations.

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15/03/2018
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What The World’s Young People Think And Feel

This report by the Varkey Foundation has founds that parents in the UK are much less likely to spend more than an hour per day helping with their children's homework compared with parents in other countries.

Date:
15/03/2018
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Children In Need Of Help And Protection: Data And Analysis

This DfE data and analysis on Children in Need looks at what it is that makes the difference to the educational outcomes of Children in Need in practice, how some Children in Need can achieve better educational outcomes than others, and what works in enabling Children in Need to achieve their potential.

Date:
22/03/2018
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Factors Affecting Teacher Retention: Qualitative Investigation

This Cooper Gibson Research, commissioned by the DfE research consists of qualitative interviews with former teachers to explore and improve understanding of the reasons for leaving teaching. The research also looked at what would encourage teachers to remain in or return to teaching.

Date:
22/03/2018
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School Funding Pressures In England

This new report by the Education Policy Institute examines the latest trends in local authority maintained school balances, and assesses whether all schools will be able to meet cost pressures over the next two years, following recent government funding reforms.

Date:
22/03/2018
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Academies Benchmark Report 2018

Academy budgets are in an even worse state than those of council-run schools with eight out of 10 in deficit, according to this report by Kreston UK, an accountancy network which looked at 450 schools. It claims that two more years like this and the entire sector could face insolvency.

Date:
22/03/2018
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