The Professional Learning Continuum: Mentoring In Initial Teacher Education
This Estyn report focuses on the development of student teachers’ critical thinking, reflection and evaluation as vital skills for professional learning, the mentor’s role in developing these skills, and how involvement in mentoring in ITE impacts on and relates to professional learning in schools more generally.
Survey of Paediatric Audiology Provision in England 2018
This report by the National Deaf Children’s Society reveals mounting problems in children’s audiology, as one in five deaf children face delays and a third miss school.
Access To Children And Young People’s Mental Health Services – 2018
This report by the Education Policy Institute assesses the state of children’s mental health services in England. The research examines access to specialist services, waiting times for treatment, and provision for those children that are not able to receive treatment.
UTCs: Are They Delivering For Young People And The Economy?
More than half of students who attend University Technical Colleges (UTCs) - which take in pupils from the age of 14 to 19 - are dropping out between the ages of 16 and 17, according to this Education Policy Institute (EPI) report. It says the government scheme for technical education is costing hundreds of millions of pounds and failing to deliver good results for students.
Improving Children And Young People’s Mental Health Services
This report by the National Audit Office looks at the issues of parity of esteem between physical and mental health services for children and young people. It says that even if current initiatives are delivered as intended, there would remain significant unmet need for mental health services amongst young people.
Readiness For Additional Learning Needs Reforms
This Estyn report examines the extent to which maintained primary and secondary schools, pupil referral units (PRUs), and education otherwise than at school (EOTAS) settings are preparing to meet the demands of the new Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Act 2018. The findings of the report are based on a wide range of school inspection evidence and includes case studies for local authorities and schools to consider.
Analysis Of Teacher Supply, Retention And Mobility
This DfE report reveals that London schools are in the throes of a growing crisis in teacher retention, with four out of 10 quit the profession within five years of qualifying.
The Apprenticeships Ladder Of Opportunity: Quality Not Quantity
This Commons Select Committee report highlights how apprenticeships have been around in one form or another since the Middle Ages, but are now overlooked when it comes to the support apprenticeship schemes needed in order to help deliver a high-quality workforce.
Consent Training And Sexual Violence Prevention In UK Universities
This GenPol report suggests that 70 percent of UK female students and recent graduates have experienced sexual violence in their life. A stronger institutional commitment to consent training holds the key to ending sexual abuse in British universities. The study, carried out in collaboration with academics from the University of Cambridge, builds on focus groups and an online consultation of university staff, students, and trainers nation-wide.