This IPPR report argues for schools to be developed as hubs for local services supporting children’s health and wellbeing.
Too few children are following online safety advice taught in school or from their parents, especially as they got older.
On average in England, teachers' pay at the top of their salary scales is 152 per cent higher than for those at the start of their careers.
Despite a surge in applications to ITT and a likely increase in teacher retention, teacher supply gaps are unlikely to close fully this year.
88% of teachers believe the pandemic has accelerated “hybrid learning” – where youngsters learn at home and in the classroom – and 74% believe online and digital learning platforms are critical to primary and secondary education moving forward.
This LGA report makes several key recommendations to support an inclusive economic recovery by helping young people to ensure that the next generation doesn’t become a lost ‘pandemic generation’ with scars for years to come.
It is estimated that roughly 1.4 million children aged from 2 to 15 years old were classified obese in 2018. Not only is obesity increasing for 10 to 11 year olds, it is increasing even faster for children in deprived areas.
The financial health of the college sector remains fragile. Evidence shows that financial pressures are affecting wider aspects of provision such as the breadth of the curriculum and levels of student support.
College staff leave at rates higher than primary and secondary schools. The most common reasons that teachers and leaders gave for leaving the FE sector were poor college management and unmanageable workload.
School spending per pupil in England fell by 9% in real terms between 2009–10 and 2019–20. This represents the largest cut in over 40 years.