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Educational Disadvantage: How Does England Compare?

This report by the Education Policy Institute (EPI) and Professors John Jerrim and Toby Greany at the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) examines how disadvantaged pupils in England compare with those in other countries.

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24/04/2018
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Perceptions Of A Levels, GCSES And Other Qualifications In England

This Ofqual report has found that understanding of how GCSEs work has dropped after the new 9 to 1 grading system came in from 70% to 62%.

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24/04/2018
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Why Closing the Word Gap Matters: Oxford Language Report

This Oxford University Press report reveals evidence of a significant word gap which is adversely affecting children’s learning. Teachers surveyed also believe the issue is becoming an increasingly disruptive trend.

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24/04/2018
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Data Protection: Toolkit For Schools

To prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force in May 2018 all organisations handling personal data, including schools, need to have the right governance measures.

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24/04/2018
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School Leadership 2010 To 2016: Characteristics And Trends

This DfE report builds on the statistics presented in the annual School Workforce Census by looking at the characteristics and trends of teachers in leadership roles in state-funded schools.

Date:
10/05/2018
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Celebrating Bi Inclusion In Secondary Schools

This new guidance by Stonewall for secondary schools to help combat bi-erasure and biphobia is designed to provide specific insight into the experiences of bi young people in schools and highlight issues that bi people of all ages continue to face.

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10/05/2018
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Pupil Attitudes To Self And School Report 2018

Almost one in five children could be at risk of mental health issues later in life, according to this report from GL Assessment.

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10/05/2018
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The Impact Of The Learning And Skills Measure On Vulnerable Learners

This Estyn report recommends how schools and other organisations can raise the attainment of vulnerable learners. This report evaluates the impact of the Learning and Skills (Wales) Measure on vulnerable learners, including learners in mainstream schools with additional learning needs and vulnerable learners in further education.

Date:
10/05/2018
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Commissioning Futures: A Guide for Schools

The Young Foundation has launched a good-practice guide to support schools to more effectively commission innovative services, especially those which aim to tackle educational inequality.

Date:
15/05/2018
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How Social Workers Engage Neglectful Parents from Affluent Backgrounds in the Child Protection System

Rich families are using "privilege" to disrupt or avoid child abuse investigations, according to this report from Goldsmith's University.

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15/05/2018
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Writing Enjoyment, Behaviours And Attitudes In 8 To 11-Year-Olds In 2017/18

This report by the National Literacy Trust looks at how many pupils aged 8 to 11 enjoy writing, how often they write in their free time and whether they face any barriers to writing.

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15/05/2018
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Vulnerable Children And Social Care In England: A Review Of The Evidence

This research from the Education Policy Institute (EPI) examines the state of the children’s social care system in England – bringing together the latest data on children in need, intervention rates, staffing levels and funding provision.

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15/05/2018
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The Importance Of Proper Staff Vetting

Nurseries and early years childcare providers must ensure they have robust policies and procedures in place with regard to the vetting of potential staff and recruitment practices, or they may face enforcement action by Ofsted. Here, Francesca Snape, Regulatory Law Specialist at Stephensons, explains.

Date:
15/05/2018
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CRIDE 2017 Report For England

This report by the Consortium for Research into Deaf Education (CRIDE) suggests that deaf children's GCSE results are already in decline since cuts to deaf children's support services.

Date:
24/05/2018
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Family Skills

This report by the Education Endowment Foundation looks at “Family Skills”, a programme that aims to improve the literacy and language of children learning English as an additional language.

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24/05/2018
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Social Class, Parenting And Children's Organised Activities

The growing demand for children to get involved in organised activities outside of school is placing unprecedented strain upon families. This new study, published in Sport, Education and Society, reveals just how significant a role extracurricular activities, such as music lessons and sports clubs, play in family life.

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24/05/2018
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Children’s Wellbeing: Pupil Attitudes to Self and School Report 2018

Almost one in five children aged 7-14 exhibit tendencies that could lead to wellbeing or mental health issues later in life with one in twenty at severe risk, according to this UK-wide study by GL Assessment of more than 850,000 pupils. Boys are just as likely as girls to have negative feelings about themselves.

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24/05/2018
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