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Schools Improvement Net

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Four more primary schools in Birmingham have decided to stop lessons on LGBT+ issues following complaints by parents.… Read the rest
Author: Nathalie Richards
Posted: 20-03-2019
The introduction of the EBacc, the rights of academies to diverge from the national curriculum and funding cuts have all led to a “postcode lottery” in the quality of music education, MPs said yesterday.… Read the rest
Author: Nathalie Richards
Posted: 20-03-2019
The Commons Education Select Committee, which is conducting an inquiry into special educational needs and disability (SEND) education, heard from several young people today about their experiences of the system. … Read the rest
Author: Nathalie Richards
Posted: 20-03-2019
Damian Hinds said that the cash transfer website is “one of the main methods” used by university students to pay “unscrupulous” companies to write coursework, essays and dissertations on their behalf.… Read the rest
Author: Nathalie Richards
Posted: 20-03-2019
Most employers do not believe postgraduate degrees give workers an edge in terms of their skills, a new poll has suggested. … Read the rest
Author: Nathalie Richards
Posted: 20-03-2019

Ofsted - Activity on GOV.UK

Ofsted's Chief Inspector spoke at the ASCL (Association of School and College Leaders) Annual Conference 2019 in Birmingham.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 16-03-2019
A leaflet for registered and proposed new independent schools outlining what Ofsted inspectors will look at.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 14-03-2019
This leaflet sets out what Ofsted will look at during an inspection of a non-association independent school.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 14-03-2019
A leaflet for parents and carers about inspections of non-association independent schools.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 14-03-2019
This report details the names and addresses for childminders and childcare on domestic premises, where the provider has consented for their name and address to be published on the Ofsted inspection report website.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 14-03-2019

News from Children & Young People Now:

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High Court backs Surrey Council over SEND funding challenge

The parents brought the case over the council's 2018/19 budget, which highlighted possible savings totalling £21m to its schools and special educational needs and disabilities funding. They claim the...

Posted: 19-03-2019
Boost youth employment initiatives to tackle knife crime, charities claim

While policing is an important tool, say the group of charities, it is targeted youth initiatives, particularly those that steer young people into work, that are "critical" to addressing the underlying...

Posted: 18-03-2019
Mental health experts to advise DfE on teacher wellbeing

Professionals including from Mind will work with the department to "look at what government, local authorities and academy trusts can do to promote wellbeing", Education Secretary Damian Hinds told the...

Posted: 18-03-2019
Ofsted urges support for schools to fight knife crime

After consulting with an expert panel including youth workers, the education watchdog said settings "need guidance about what works" to iron out inconsistencies in approach. Safeguarding Children and...

Posted: 14-03-2019
Call to improve support for wider children's workforce

The Association of Directors of Children's Services says there has been a "lack of focus" and investment in the wider children's workforce resulting in a shortage of staff and insufficient training opportunities....

Posted: 12-03-2019
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EUROPA - Research Information Centre

EUROPA - Research Information Centre

An EU-funded project aims to further the work of the OpenAIRE platform in supporting open access to scientific knowledge. The project is also contributing to the development of the EU's European Open Science Cloud, which provides unlimited access to publicly funded research output in Europe.
Posted: 20-03-2019
Critical infrastructure, like ports, face growing threats - both physical and cybernetic. In response, EU-funded researchers have developed novel 'hybrid' situation-awareness tools, including visualisation techniques for detecting, preventing, and mitigating the impacts of potential attacks.
Posted: 20-03-2019
Using advances in electronics and software, a team of EU-funded researchers is developing new ways to control upper limb prosthetics. Their goal is to improve and facilitate the everyday lives of amputees.
Posted: 19-03-2019
Your response to a drug depends, in part, on your genetic make-up. An EU-funded project is developing a system to help doctors take into account a patient's genotype when prescribing treatment, for safer and more effective therapy.
Posted: 19-03-2019
EU-funded researchers are using mathematical models to improve water management in Africa. Their aim is to balance the water, energy and food needs of communities in a sustainable way while allowing for economic development.
Posted: 18-03-2019

 

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