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Weekly DfE Publications W/C 27/05/2019

27 May 2019 

Education Secretary: “Character and resilience are key to social mobility”

News story

Character panel announced to explore best ways for young people to build character and resilience.

 

28 May 2019

EU student funding continued for 2020/21

News story

Speaking in Brussels today, the Universities Minister announced that EU students starting courses in 2020/21 will have guaranteed home fee status.

 

29 May 2019

Subject knowledge enhancement (SKE): course directory

Guidance

Use this course directory to search for existing providers of SKE courses.

This guidance is for School Direct lead schools and ITT providers who are allocated training places in:

SKE courses can be provided by School Direct partnerships, ITT providers or third parties.

School Direct is a school-led route into initial teacher training (ITT). It is run by a partnership between a lead school, other schools and an accredited teacher training provider.

 

29 May 2019

Key stage 1 assessments data collection 2019: guide

Guidance

This guide includes information on:

 

29 May 2019

Teaching schools hubs and system leadership: how you can get involved

Collection

For experienced teachers, school leaders and chairs of governors who want to share their expertise with others – find out more about teaching school hubs and our system leader roles.

 

29 May 2019

Teaching schools and system leaders: get support for you and your school

Guidance

One of the most effective ways of achieving school improvement is by working with other schools.

There are now many opportunities for school leaders and governors to work with and receive support from their peers. This guide summarises the options available to you and how to access them.

 

29 May 2019

Memorandum of understanding: DfE and The Insolvency Service

Guidance

This memorandum of understanding (MoU) sets out how The Insolvency Service and the Department for Education (DfE), including its executive agency the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), propose to work together in:

The MoU promotes:

It is intended to cover DfE’s regulatory interest in companies carrying out educational activities, specifically academy trusts which are companies limited by guarantee.

 

29 May 2019

Special educational needs survey: closed collections

Collection

The documents on this page relate to recently closed special educational needs survey data collections (commonly known as SEN2).

 

30 May 2019

Post-18 review of education and funding: independent panel report

Independent report

The post-18 review was announced in February 2018.

Since then the independent panel, chaired by Philip Augar, undertook an extensive programme of stakeholder engagement and evidence gathering.

This report sets out their findings and policy recommendations for government consideration.

 

30 May 2019

Alternative Student Finance: current and future students’ perspectives

Research and analysis

Interviews and focus groups gathered feedback from Muslim students, graduates and potential students about the proposed Alternative Student Finance (ASF) model.

The research explores decisions about higher education, and how religious beliefs and the current student finance system influence these decisions.

 

30 May 2019

Pupil absence in schools in England: autumn term 2018

National Statistics

This release provides information on the levels of overall, authorised and unauthorised absence in:

It includes information on:

 

30 May 2019

Further education and skills data

Statistical data set

This includes information on learners who are studying on a course at a further education college, learners studying courses within their local community, employees undertaking an apprenticeship, and employees undertaking other qualifications in the workplace. Please note: data on providers is only published annually.

It has been designed to complement the main statistical releases, and act as a ‘one stop shop’ for data and information on learners, learning programmes and learner achievement.

 

30 May 2019

Special educational needs: analysis and summary of data sources

Research and analysis

Data analysis and links to statistical release data sources on children and young people with special educational needs (SEN).

 

30 May 2019

Post-16 aspirations and outcomes: comparison of the LSYPE cohorts

Research and analysis

This report uses data from the 2 Longitudinal Studies of Young People in England, who took their GCSEs (year 11) in the academic years:

The data sets contain:

The data were used to investigate how attitudes to, and choice of, post-16 education have changed between the 2 cohorts.

 

30 May 2019

Post-18 review of education and funding: supporting statistics

Transparency data

These ad-hoc statistical publications provide additional breakdowns and context for evidence and figures used in the Post-18 review of education and funding.

They include:

 

30 May 2019

Statements of SEN and EHC Plans: England 2019

National Statistics

This publication includes information on:

It is based on the statutory SEN2 data collection.

 

30 May 2019

The student finance system: impact on disadvantaged young people

Research and analysis

A report considering the published research literature, particularly evaluation evidence on the impact of the post-18 student financial support system on socioeconomically disadvantaged young people, assessing the evidence on the impact of the recent and major changes in student financial support.

 

30 May 2019

International comparison of post-compulsory education systems

Research and analysis

This literature review compares the post-compulsory education system in England with those in ten comparator countries:

It explores how they differ in terms of:

It also explores how these are all funded.

 

30 May 2019

Get support from your local English Hub

Guidance

English Hubs offer support to local schools, academies and free schools to improve teaching of phonics, early language and reading in reception and year 1.

 

30 May 2019

English hubs: list of primary schools

Transparency data

A list of 34 primary schools selected for their expertise in teaching reading and to support schools in their surrounding areas.

 

30 May 2019

Accelerate the development of NQTs and early career teachers

Guidance

The Accelerate programme provides professional development and expert support to help newly qualified and early career teachers become better classroom teachers.

 

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