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Weekly DfE Publications W/C 17/06/2019

17 June 2019

Attainment of pupils with English as an additional language

Transparency data

This release shows the attainment of pupils with English as an additional language broken down by how long they have been in the English education system.

 

17 June 2019

Pupil premium: funding and accountability for schools

Guidance

The pupil premium grant is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England. It’s a school-level grant that gives schools extra resources to help them meet challenges, including those arising from deprivation.

It’s allocated for schools to:

 

17 June 2019

New measures to support disadvantaged children in schools

News story

Education Secretary sets out plans to prevent the most vulnerable children missing out on school, raising visibility of those who have needed a social worker

 

17 June 2019

Social work teaching partnerships evaluation: interim report

Research and analysis

The social work teaching partnership programme was developed to transform the quality of education and experience received by social work students and practitioners.

This evaluation explores the programme’s activity to date and how different delivery models have addressed the objectives of the programme.

One of the main aims of the report is to share learning and practice across local authorities and higher education institutes. This is to support the development of new ideas, approaches to social work education and continuing professional development.

 

17 June 2019

Education Secretary challenges misconceptions of disadvantage

Speech

Education Secretary Damian Hinds speech at Reform on what disadvantage looks like today and why, based on the latest analysis and evidence.

 

18 June 2019

Education Secretary confirms T Level roll-out from September 2020

Press release

Second wave of FE providers announced to teach T Levels from 2021 – bringing the total to over 100.

 

18 June 2019

Provider funding for the delivery of T Levels equality assessment

Impact assessment

The impact assessment considers the following protected characteristics, identified in the Equality Act 2010:

 

18 June 2019

Regulating independent schools

Policy paper

Information on the government’s policy on:

 

19 June 2019

Traineeships: evaluation

Research and analysis

Reports examining the impact of the traineeships scheme, which launched in 2013.

The impact evaluation estimates the effect of taking part in a traineeship on the three intended outcomes, which are progress into:

The process evaluation reports look at what employers and trainees think of the traineeships scheme, and how effective it has been.

 

19 June 2019

Teachers in primary and secondary schools: TALIS 2018

Research and analysis

The teaching and learning international survey (TALIS) 2018 provides insight on the views and practices of primary and lower secondary teachers and their headteachers in England, and how these vary across countries.

The survey included:

The national report reviews differences in results between:

It also provides insights on national questions asked in England only.

 

19 June 2019

Traineeships help young people to access jobs and further study

Press release

New report highlights how traineeships are benefiting young people and employers.

 

19 June 2019

Provide training for postgraduate teaching apprenticeships

Guidance

How providers and lead schools can provide training for this ITT route, including who's eligible, funding rules, apprenticeship levy and advertising courses.

 

19 June 2019

Recruit a postgraduate teacher apprentice: guidance for employers

Guidance

How schools and local authorities can employ a postgraduate teacher apprentice, including using their apprenticeship levy.

 

20 June 2019

NEET and participation: local authority figures

Transparency data

Local authorities have a duty to track young people’s activity to identify those not participating and support them to do so.

The data shows the number and proportion of 16- and 17-year-olds recorded as in education or training in each local authority area and an estimate of the proportion and number of 16- and 17-year-olds who are recorded as NEET or whose activity is ‘not known’.

 

20 June 2019

Letters to academy trusts about poor performance

Collection

DfE letters to academy trusts about poor or inadequate performance or weaknesses in safeguarding, governance or financial management.

 

20 June 2019

Open academies, free schools, studio schools and UTCs

Transparency data

These spreadsheets show:

 

21 June 2019

Exploring flexible working practice in schools

Research and analysis

The report summarises findings from a survey of teachers and senior leaders across schools in England.

It provides evidence on existing flexible working practice and attitudes towards, and experiences of, flexible working in schools.

The report forms part of a wider research project exploring flexible working practice in schools.

 

21 June 2019

Academy and school governance: professional development

Guidance

Find out what training is available for school governors and clerks to governing boards, and how to apply.

 

21 June 2019

Lord Agnew speech at the Festival of Education

News story

Lord Agnew spoke at the Festival of Education at Wellington College on 20 July 2019

 

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