Preventing The Disadvantage Gap From Increasing During And After The Covid-19 Pandemic
This report from the Education Policy Institute provides a series of policy recommendations to government to prevent a widening of the disadvantage gap following the pandemic.
Getting Back To Work
This report by the Institute for Employment Studies sets out IES’s assessment of the economic challenges that we will face from this crisis, and evidence-based proposals for our labour market response.
Learning During The Lockdown: Real-Time Data On Children’s Experiences During Home Learning
This report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) presents initial evidence on how children are spending their time during the lockdown, with a focus on home learning activities and the home learning resources available in different families.
Opening Schools For More Children And Young People: Initial Planning Framework For Schools In England
This DfE planning framework has been designed to support those in schools and academy trusts, including mainstream, special, and alternative provision, to prepare and decide arrangements for more children returning to school.
Caring Behind Closed Doors
This report released from Carers UK shows the effect of the Coronavirus on people caring for those with disabilities. The survey of over 5,000 current and former carers revealed that 70% of unpaid carers are providing more care due to the coronavirus outbreak and over a third are providing more care as a result of local services reducing or closing.
Surviving Incarceration: The Pathways of Looked After and Non-Looked After Children Into, Through and Out of Custody
This research conducted by the University of Bedfordshire estimates that children in the care system are seven times more likely to be subject to imprisonment during childhood than those who are not in care, and learn to adopt a ‘survivor mentality’.
How Aware Are Schools of T Levels? A Survey of Senior Leaders and Classroom Teachers
This NFER report focuses on awareness of T Levels in schools as providers’ prepare for the delivery of the first T Levels in Digital, Construction, and Education and Childcare from September 2020.
Level 2 and 3 attainment in England: Attainment by age 19 in 2019
This DfE report reveals that two-thirds of learners who did not pass GCSE English and/or maths at 16 do not do so by 19. Just 29 per cent of students who resat GCSE English and/or maths after not achieving a grade 4 in year 11 had passed by the time they were 19 years old, according to the data.