The Transition to Secondary School: The Experiences of Black and Minority Ethnic Children
Research carried out by the Glasgow Centre for the Child and Society at Glasgow University into the experiences of black and minority ethnic young people.
The impact of collaborative CPD on classroom teaching and learning
A 174-page review examining the impact of collaborative CPD on teachers and pupils.
School Sport Survey
The objective of the School Sport Survey was to collect responses from partnership schools to 10 key questions related to the national school sport strategy. Commissioned by the DfES it covers the academic year 2004/05.
Childrens Workforce Strategy
Children's Workforce Strategy is a strategy document outlining how the government intends to create and support an effective children's workforce comprised of personnel in early years education, childcare, play, health, schools and colleges, youth work, sport and leisure, family support, children’s social care and other specialist services.
Children and Young People’s Use of ICT at Home
Children and Young Peoples Home Use of ICT for Educational Purposes: The Impact on Attainment at Key Stages 1 to 4. This is a 106 page report by the DfES undertaken to understand the links between childrens educational uses of ICT at home and their performance and attainment at school.
Children and private tutors
Institute of Education University of London report on private tuition.
Healthy Minds This OFSTED report examines the vital role played by schools in promoting the emotional wellbeing of their pupils. It analyses practice based on evidence gathered from visits by HM Inspectors to 72 schools and reports on the impact of the guidance provided to schools by the DfES in 1999.
Financial education: a review of existing provision in the UK
This is a 116page report published by the Department for Work and Pensions that considers the range and effectiveness of financial education across the UK.
Children’s perspectives on believing and belonging
A report by the by the National Childrens Bureau as part of the Understanding Childrens Lives series into the views of children aged between 9 and 11 years.
Common Assessment Framework
The Common Assessment Framework (CAF) is a standardised approach to assessing childrens needs designed to help practitioners communicate and work together more effectively. It is intended that the CAF should be in use across the country by 2008 but is already available for use in a draft form.