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Posted: 12-07-2019
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Posted: 04-07-2019

Schools Improvement Net

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The DfE has today announced it is to replace the existing skills tests on teacher training courses with a new system., according to TES.… Read the rest
Author: Nathalie Richards
Posted: 17-07-2019
The Guardian is reporting that councils should be given powers to enter homes to check on a child’s schooling, LGA says The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents councils in England and Wales, says government proposals to introduce a compulsory register for home-schooled children are welcome but do not go far enough to protect children and ensure they get a high-quality education.The schools watchdog, Ofsted, has also flagged up concerns about more than 500 illegal or unregistered schools.… Read the rest
Author: Nathalie Richards
Posted: 17-07-2019
Unions call for more action as 1 in 5 schools found not to be managing asbestos ‘in line’ with government guidance, TES is reporting.… Read the rest
Author: Nathalie Richards
Posted: 17-07-2019
According to BBC, almost two-thirds of teachers at schools that have trialled Wales’ new curriculum feel it will not benefit poorer pupils, a survey has suggested.… Read the rest
Author: Nathalie Richards
Posted: 17-07-2019
Tenants in London aged 22-29 spent more than half of their income on private rents last year, according to The Independent.… Read the rest
Author: Nathalie Richards
Posted: 16-07-2019

Ofsted - Activity on GOV.UK

Ofsted have published guidance for inspectors for new series of joint inspections focusing on children’s mental health.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 17-07-2019
This release includes registered childcare providers and places, inspection outcomes, and joiners and leavers as at 31 March 2019.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 17-07-2019
Framework and guidance for joint targeted area inspections of local area services.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 17-07-2019
Guidance for inspectors on carrying out joint targeted area inspections (JTAIs) of local area services on children's mental health.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 17-07-2019
Today’s report recommends that Ofsted be empowered to inspect trusts in order to strengthen their accountability.
Author: HM Government
Posted: 15-07-2019

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New joint inspections to target children's mental health

Councils, schools, the police, youth offending teams, and health professionals will be subject to the new regime from September 2019. Ofsted, Care Quality Commission (CQC), HMI Constabulary and Fire...

Posted: 17-07-2019
Legal duty on public bodies to tackle knife crime together

Concerns had been raised by councils over the prospect of individual professionals being placed under the public health duty, after Home Secretary Sajid Javid launched an eight-week consultation on the...

Posted: 17-07-2019
Councils call for more powers to monitor home-education arrangements

The Local Government Association (LGA) said proposals in the Department for Education's Not in School consultation document are insufficient to protect children and ensure they get a high-quality education....

Posted: 17-07-2019
Mental health training scheme to be extended to 22,000 schools and colleges

The government-backed Link Programme joins up local health and education provision in an drive to tackle mental health problems early. The initiative, which was trialled at 1,500 settings from 2015,...

Posted: 11-07-2019
Teacher recruitment issues 'hit deprived areas most'

Schools in poorer areas are struggling most to recruit teachers and 85 per cent of staff say the problem is impacting quality of education, according to the report, The Recruitment Gap. By comparison,...

Posted: 10-07-2019

FEDE – Federation for EDucation in Europe

Federation for EDucation in Europe

Author: Alicia QUILLARDET
Posted: 17-07-2019
Author: Alicia QUILLARDET
Posted: 03-07-2019
Author: Alicia QUILLARDET
Posted: 26-06-2019
Author: Alicia QUILLARDET
Posted: 12-06-2019

EUROPA - Research Information Centre

EUROPA - Research Information Centre

A EUR 2.4 million loan extended under the InnovFin-EU finance for innovators initiative under the EU's Horizon 2020 programme and backed by the European Investment Fund has helped Bulgarian freight transporter Discordia digitalise, develop an innovative business model and create jobs.
Posted: 17-07-2019
An EU-funded project has developed a software tool composers and producers of beat-driven electronic music can use to generate loops of chord sequences. This enables them to create entrancing soundscapes while turning up the volume on Europe's competitiveness in the music production software market.
Posted: 17-07-2019
When companies collect and analyse data about consumer behaviour, they provoke profound questions about privacy rights. But a group of EU-funded researchers has struck a balance between privacy and the private sector. Their goal is to allow consumers to select the level of privacy protection that suits them best.
Posted: 16-07-2019
A EUR 850 000 loan extended under the InnovFin SME Guarantee Facility under the EU's Horizon 2020 programme and backed by the European Investment Fund has helped Swedish company Smart Eye secure contracts for its software that alerts sleepy drivers. As well as making roads safer, this has created jobs.
Posted: 16-07-2019
Methane has a global warming impact 25 times higher than that of carbon dioxide and is the world's second most emitted greenhouse gas. An EU-funded project is developing new strains of microorganisms that can transform methane into useful and bio-friendly materials.
Posted: 15-07-2019

 

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