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Weekly DfE Publication W/C 21/10/2019

21 October 2019

Summer-born children: school admission

Guidance

This is non-statutory advice for:

It provides advice and information about requests to delay the admission of summer born children to reception.

Reports on the findings of surveys of local authorities and parents of summer-born children who have asked to delay their child’s admission to reception are available:

 

21 October 2019

Delayed school admissions for summer-born pupils (2019)

Research and analysis

This report covers the following information for the 2017 and 2018 academic year:

The 2019 report updates findings from the 2018 report.

It also compares the above data with that from the 2017 survey published in the 2018 report, to show trends across 4 academic years (2016 to 2019).

 

22 October 2019

Initial teacher training (ITT) bursary: funding manual

Guidance

These funding guides provide information to schools and ITT providers on:

Bursary amounts will vary depending on:

Scholarships are awarded by the relevant professional body for the subject.

 

22 October 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.

 

22 October 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:

Schools can choose and recruit the candidate they want with an expectation that the trainee will be employed by the school or wider partnership of schools.

 

22 October 2019

Early years initial teacher training: 2020 to 2021 funding guidance

Guidance

The Department for Education (DfE) allocates and funds early years initial teacher training (EYITT) places each academic year. EYITT leads to the award of Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS).

The DfE provide training bursaries and training grants to attract high-quality graduates to become early years teachers.

 

22 October 2019

Academy conversion: important dates

Guidance

These documents explain the deadlines for schools wanting to open as an academy in a chosen month.

 

23 October 2019

Vital new support for young people leaving care

Press release

Programmes totalling £19 million to improve support for care leavers announced ahead of National Care Leavers Week.

 

23 October 2019

Pension grant 2019 to 2020: allocations and supplementary fund

Guidance

The teachers’ pension employer contribution grant (TPECG) and supplementary fund supports schools and local authorities with the cost of the increase in employer contributions to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme from September 2019.

This page provides information for schools and local authorities on:

 

23 October 2019

Teachers' pension employer contribution grant (TPECG)

Guidance

This guidance is for:

It relates to local-authority-maintained schools and academies in England.

 

23 October 2019

Teachers' pay grant methodology

Guidance

This guidance is for:

It relates to local-authority-maintained schools and academies in England.

 

23 October 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.

 

24 October 2019

Further education outcome-based success measures: 2016 to 2017

Official Statistics

Outcome-based success measures covering the destinations (into employment and learning), and progression of learners throughout their further education. It also includes estimates on the earnings outcomes of learners that achieved an apprenticeship or adult learners that achieved a skills course at full level 2, full level 3, level 4 or higher.

The data uses the longitudinal education outcomes (LEO) study, which looks at how learners move through education and into the labour market by bringing together:

 

24 October 2019

FE Choices employer satisfaction survey: 2018 to 2019

Official Statistics

The survey brings together employers’ perceptions on:

The scores calculated for each college or training organisation allow for performance comparisons to be made against:

 

24 October 2019

Ready reckoner for 16 to 18

Guidance

Use the ready reckoner to calculate level 3 value-added results.

Level 3 value-added is a progress measure for school sixth forms and colleges which is used in the 16 to 18 performance tables.

You can also read the 16 to 18 accountability technical guide to learn more about the level 3 value-added measure.

 

25 October 2019

EYFS staff:child ratios - DfE approved qualifications

Guidance

Early years providers can use these early years qualifications lists to:

 

25 October 2019

Brexit: preparations for further education and apprenticeship providers

Guidance

Preparations that organisations and businesses should make for Brexit.

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