Managed Moves: Effective Use Of Managed Moves By Local Authorities And Schools
This latest report from Estyn looks at how schools can overcome barriers to managing pupil moves. The report examines the use of managed moves by local authorities and schools and their effectiveness in supporting pupils at risk of exclusion or disengagement.
The Great Training Robbery
Fast food giants, coffee shops and retailers are relabelling low-skilled jobs as apprenticeships and gaining subsidies for training, according to this report by Reform.
Nurturing Learning Or Encouraging Dependency? Teacher Constructions Of Students In Lower Attainment Groups
Students classed as less able are being hindered by being grouped into ability-based sets, according to this research by academics at UCL Institute of Education (IOE).
Child Poverty And Education: A Survey Of The Experiences Of NEU Members
Growing child poverty is affecting children’s learning in the UK, according to this National Education Union survey of school leaders, teachers and school support personnel in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. However, schools and education staff are doing their utmost to provide the services and essentials of daily life to help disadvantaged families.
School’s data – preparing for the 2018 GDPR
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force in the UK on 25 May 2018. It will be the biggest reform of data protection laws for 20 years and brings with it a raft of changes and new obligations which will impact on all schools. What steps should schools be taking to prepare for the new GDPR?
Changing Behaviour: Children, Adolescents And Screen Use
This briefing paper published by the British Psychological Society states that much of the evidence for the negative effects of screen use in children and teenagers is not based on robust enough science.
The State of Technology in Education Report 2017/18
This research by TeachingAbroadDirect.co.uk shows that over 50% of teachers believe technology in education is hindering student’s interpersonal skills.
Initial Destinations of Senior Phase School Leavers
This report by the Scottish government presents data on initial destinations of school leavers from local authority and grant aided schools in Scotland.
Involving And Engaging Parents In Education
This study by Parentkind into UK parents has revealed that only 56 per cent believe their child’s school is doing enough to provide pupils with opportunities to succeed in life. 48 per cent were also concerned about whether their child currently receives a better quality of education than they did.
Longitudinal Analysis of Music Education on Executive Functions in Primary School Children
This research by the VU University Amsterdam of almost 150 primary school children has found that those learning music benefit in cognitive abilities. Furthermore, the results indicate a positive influence of long-term music education on cognitive abilities such as inhibition and planning. Leadership Briefing (140)