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Weekly DfE Publications W/C 22/07/19

22 July 2019

School Teachers’ Review Body 29th report: 2019

Independent report

This report sets out the STRB’s analysis of evidence given by relevant organisations and makes proposals for teachers’ pay. The government responded to the report in Parliament.

The STRB provides independent advice to the Prime Minister and Secretary of State for Education on school teachers’ pay and conditions in England.

 

22 July 2019

Grenfell community to get further education funding boost

Press release

Government pledges up to £32.3 million to support the recovery of Kensington and Chelsea College and the local community affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.

 

22 July 2019

School teachers’ pay to rise by 2.75%

Press release

Education Secretary accepts recommendations to increase teacher pay scales by 2.75%, equivalent to £1,000 on average classroom teacher pay

 

22 July 2019

Further measures announced to boost the quality of post-16 qualifications

News story

Two additional interventions will help crack down on poor quality post-16 qualifications as part of an ongoing Government review.

 

22 July 2019

School and college performance tables: statements of intent

Policy paper

These statements of intent explain which data DfE has or will publish for schools and colleges in the primary, secondary and 16 to 18 performance tables.

It includes information on the data that will appear for the first time in these tables, as a result of government reforms to the way schools and colleges are accountable for their performance.

 

22 July 2019

Free schools: how to apply

Guidance

The Department for Education is looking to open new mainstream free schools in areas that currently have the lowest standards and where there is also a need for additional school places.

The ‘how to apply’ guidance explains the criteria that applications received in wave 14 will be assessed against.

 

22 July 2019

Society-wide mission to tackle early literacy and communication

News story

New national campaign launched with ideas to support children's learning at home, or as part of everyday activities like catching the bus or doing the shopping.

 

22 July 2019

16 to 18 accountability headline measures

Guidance

The 5 headline measures in the performance tables covering 16 to 18 education in 2018 and 2019 are:

The technical guide explains how the headline measures are calculated. It also shows how the progress in English and maths measure will be updated for 2020 tables.

 

23 July 2019

Academies consolidated annual report and accounts: 2017 to 2018

Corporate report

This report sets out the expenditure and performance of the academy school sector from 1 September 2017 to 31 August 2018, including:

 

23 July 2019

Open academies, free schools, studio schools and UTCs

Transparency data

These spreadsheets show:

 

23 July 2019

Education provision: children under 5 years of age, January 2019

National Statistics

Data on the provision of education for children under 5 years, including:

 

23 July 2019

School Direct (salaried): funding manual

Guidance

These funding manuals provide information to schools and ITT providers on School Direct (salaried) funding in England, including:

The School Direct (salaried) route allows schools to:

 

23 July 2019

Postgraduate teaching apprenticeships: funding manual

Guidance

These funding manuals provide information to schools and ITT providers on postgraduate teaching apprenticeship grant funding in England, including:

The postgraduate teaching apprenticeship is an ITT route that combines paid work with off-the-job training, qualifications and progression. It allows candidates to train to become qualified teachers.

 

24 July 2019

Teacher subject specialism training (TSST) courses

Guidance

TSST is available for academic year 2019 to 2020 in:

The purpose of TSST is to:

The training is free of charge to participants.

 

24 July 2019

Convert to an academy: guide for sixth-form colleges

Guidance

This guidance will help sixth-form colleges understand:

 

25 July 2019

Initial teacher training performance profiles: 2017 to 2018

Official Statistics

The ITT performance profiles data includes national and provider-level information about the number of final year trainees in England and the proportion that gained qualified teacher status (QTS) in the academic year 2017 to 2018.

The publication also includes experimental statistics on early years ITToutcomes and assessment-only candidates.

Information about the number of final year trainees is also provided. This includes:

 

25 July 2019

Permanent and fixed period exclusions in England 2017 to 2018

National Statistics

Permanent and fixed period exclusions within the 2017 to 2018 academic year in:

It includes information on:

 

25 July 2019

Relationships education, relationships and sex education (RSE) and health education

Statutory guidance

This is statutory guidance from the Department for Education (DfE) issued under section 80A of the Education Act 2002 and section 403 of the Education Act 1996.

Schools must have regard to the guidance and, where they depart from those parts of the guidance which state that they should, or should not, do something, they will need to have good reasons for doing so.

This statutory guidance applies to all schools, and is for:

 

25 July 2019

Sex and relationship education

Statutory guidance

This statutory guidance is for:

It applies to:

It aims to guide schools and teachers on some of the sensitive issues they may have to deal with when teaching sex and relationship education.

It also outlines some practical strategies for teaching and addresses some of the issues for schools concerning confidentiality.

 

25 July 2019

New school proposals

Transparency data

‘Local authorities seeking proposers’ contains details of all local authorities seeking proposers to establish a new academy or free school.

It includes the:

‘Section 6A approved/under consideration schools’ contains details of:

It includes the:

 

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