Obesity among children under 11
Department of Health research document analysing data compiled between 1995 and 2004 on obesity in children below age 11 living in the UK .
Curriculum and progression in the arts
This international 58 page survey by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) is commissioned by the QCA and examines the place of the arts in the curriculum in 21 countries including England as part of the international review of curriculum and assessment frameworks (INCA) project.
This is an 84-page government document that outlines a number of key proposals and opportunities for young people. These proposals are intended to help schools deliver the 14-19 curriculum.
Primary science in the UK
A scoping study explores teachers views and experiences of primary science education across the United Kingdom to find ways in which it could be improved.
Improving the Higher Education Applications Process
A DfES consultation document which proposes a number of changes to enhance the current system of applications to higher education such as introducing a post qualification application system which would allow students to apply to HE Institutions after they had received their exam results. This consultation is being conducted on a UK-wide basis and closes on Monday 5 December 2005.
Harnessing Technology: Transforming Learning and Children’s Services
This is a 72page strategy document from the DfES which sets out the Governments four objectives: • Transforming teaching, learning and child development, enabling children and learners of all ages to meet their highest expectations • Connecting with hard to reach groups in new ways • Opening up education to partnerships with other organisations • Moving to a new level of efficiency and effectiveness in our delivery
Every Child Matters
Every Child Matters is a report from the House of Commons Education and Skills Committee providing an overview of issues arising from the reform of childrens services.
The Education Network describes the experiences and views of young carers and reiterates the responsibilities of local authorities and schools.
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.