Child File:Equality Duty 2010
Athough the Equality Act 2010 is already legislation, many aspects of it are still to be implemented. The general duties are set out in the Act but the specifc duties require secondary legislation. These child file materials might be used to help you comply with the Act: Assessing relevance, Equality information, Gaps in equality information, Access to information, Equality objectives.
Giving them a chance
Chance UK is an intervention programme in the UK that has been collecting evidence to demonstrate the effectiveness of what they do. Here, Matt Collins tells us how they’ve gone about being ‘proven’.
Starting on the Right Foot
The principle of collecting and using evidence of what works is nothing new. The Institute for Effective Education has been doing it for years. In this article, Jonathan Haslan, Manager of Dissemination, gives us his view of the Graham Allen review.
The Canteen – an extension of the classroom
Cases of obesity in children are growing. Nothing seems to be working, so what else can we try? This ground-breaking research makes some controversial suggestions.
The hidden sentence
Do schools know which of their pupils has a parent in prison? Many don’t. Families in this situation are usually anxious to hide their predicament away. In Warwickshire multi-agency services have been meeting together to find some solutions.
Vetting and barring scheme remodelling review (open access article)
It’s all changing in relation to vetting and barring. We knew it was coming as the coalition government announced in June 2010 that the planned implementation of the VBS was to be halted pending a review.
Support and aspiration: a new approach to SEN (open access article)
The SEN Green Paper is a long-awaited consultation. It doesn’t disappoint in its capacity for change and does represent a radical review of the way in which SEN is addressed.