Estimating Suicide Among Higher Education Students, England And Wales
Suicide rates for higher education students have been revealed for the first time in this Office of National Statistics report.
The Roehampton Annual Computing Education Report
This report from the University of Roehampton looks at how many pupils achieved GCSE and A-level computing qualifications in 2017. It shows that the revolution in computing education in English schools is faltering - and that fewer children are getting the digital skills that employers and the government say are vital.
Schools And Youth Mental Health: A Briefing On Current Challenges And Ways Forward
This joint report from school mental health organisation Minds Ahead and the education and youth think-tank LKMCo, concludes that a scheme modelled on Teach First should be set up in schools to train mental health specialists to work with young people.
How Do Shortages Of Maths Teachers Affect The Within-School Allocation Of Maths Teachers To Pupils?
Secondary school pupils in the most disadvantaged schools are being hit hardest by England’s maths teacher shortages, according to this report from the Nuffield Foundation.
Treating Students Fairly: The Economics of Post-School Education
The tuition fee system for England's universities is ripping off students and giving taxpayers poor value for money, according to this report by the House of Lords economic affairs committee, which attacked a deeply unfair system of fees and loans. Leadership Briefing (142)
The Relative Labour Market Returns To Different Degrees
Family background, subject choice and university have a significant impact on English students' earnings five years after graduation, according to this report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Leadership Briefing (142)
Student Academic Experience Survey
This report by the Higher Education Policy Institute shows students in the United Kingdom are reporting statistically significant improvements in perceptions of value for money from their higher education experience in a marked reversal of a five-year downward trend. Leadership Briefing (142)
Involving Parents – Communication Between Schools And Parents Of School-Aged Children
This Estyn report is a short study which reviews how effectively schools communicate and engage with parents of school-aged children and explore parents’ views of the approaches taken by schools. Leadership Briefing (142)
What Is The Effect Of Secondary (High) Schooling On Subsequent Medical School Performance?
This report by the University of York shows that students from some of England’s worst performing secondary schools who enrol on medical degrees with lower A Level grades, on average, do at least as well as their peers from top performing schools. Leadership Briefing (142)
Pre-Key Stage 2 Standards: Pupils Working Below The National Curriculum Assessment Standard
The government has published details of pre-key stage standards for SEND pupils. It confirmed how it will track the progress of special educational needs pupils working “below test standard” in primary schools next year – but warned that teachers should not use the standards to grade pupils. Leadership Briefing (142)