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Weekly DfE Publications - W/C 21/05/2018

Subject knowledge enhancement (SKE): course providers 

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.

Department for Education single departmental plan 

The Department for Education has set out its objectives and how it will deliver them.

The future of the Social Mobility Commission

The Education Select Committee published the report of its enquiry into the future of the Social Mobility Commission on 22 March 2018. This document sets out the government’s response.

In responding to the Committee’s report, we have been clear that there is a consensus between the government and the Committee on the importance of the role of the Commission, on both social mobility and social justice. We look forward to working with the new Commission chair once the recruitment process is completed.

School workforce census 2018: business and technical specification

These documents give technical information about submitting data for the 2018 school workforce census. They describe the data items for collection in the census.

These documents are for software suppliers and users of:

Schools can use the summary report to check the accuracy of their census data before sending it to their local authority or to us.

Equality and diversity school leadership projects

These schools have obtained a grant to help them increase the diversity of senior leadership teams in England’s schools.

This information is for:

Key stage 1 assessments data collection 2018: guide

This guide includes information on:

Phonics screening check data collection 2018: guide

This guide contains information for local authorities to help them collect and submit phonics screening check data collection returns from all maintained schools, academies, special schools and free schools in their regions.

It includes:

Statements of SEN and EHC plans: England, 2018

This publication includes information on:

It is based on the statutory SEN2 data collection.

Special educational needs: analysis and summary of data sources

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

Level 2 and 3 attainment by young people aged 19 in 2017

These statistics set out overall level 2 and 3 attainment by:

They also include breakdowns for those who were in state schools at age 15 by:

Education, health and care plans: parents and young people survey

Report providing statistics on parents’ and young people’s views of the EHC assessment and planning process and the EHC plan they received as a result.

A separate technical report provides more detail about the survey.

Two research reports providing further analysis of factors that affect user experience.

T Levels: ministerial direction

The first letter is from the Permanent Secretary for the Department for Education. It requests a ministerial direction on the implementation of T Levels. The reasons for the request are set out in this letter.

The second letter is from the Secretary of State for Education to the Permanent Secretary for the Department for Education. It confirms the ministerial direction on T Levels.

Staffing and employment: advice for schools

This guidance applies to maintained schools and academies in England.

It is for:

It will help with managing staffing and employment issues, and making decisions. It replaces the statutory guidance from 2009, ‘Guidance on managing staff in schools’.

EYFS staff:child ratios - DfE approved qualifications

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

Early years foundation stage profile return 2018: guide

This document explains the purpose of the early years foundation stage profile return and how local authorities and schools should submit data for 2018.

It includes:

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