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.
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.