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Weekly DfE Publications - W/C 20/08/2018

Residential special schools and colleges: support for children

This report by Dame Christine Lenehan and Mark Geraghty sets out:

Teachers' pension scheme payments: 2017 to 2018

Teachers’ pension scheme payments are routine daily cash transfers to Capita to fund the payments it makes to pensioners and others on behalf of DfE.

We aim to publish the data for the previous month by the last working day of the current month.

SEND complaints: guide for young people aged 16 to 25 in education

The guide for young people aged 16 to 25 is useful if you want to know who to talk to if you are unhappy with the help you are getting for your special educational needs or disability at school or college.

You might also find this guide useful if you are an individual or an organisation supporting young people.

This guide has been jointly developed by the Department for Education and Mott MacDonald, with help from young people with a learning disability and organisations that support them.

Barriers to learning for disadvantaged adults

This qualitative study delivers insight into the range of barriers to learning that adults face, as well as their motivations and triggers for learning.

It also presents adults’ recommendations on how to encourage others to take up learning.

It’s based on in-depth interviews with both learners and non-learners.

Adult participation in learning survey 2017

This report presents detailed findings from a survey of over 5,000 adults who participate in learning. It explores:

It also includes findings on barriers to learning faced by adult learners and non-learners, and factors that could encourage adults to take up learning.

Adult Education Survey 2016

This report presents the results from the 2016 Adult Education Survey (AES), previously called the National Adult Learning Survey (NALS). It is a repeat survey and collects information on:

The survey sampled adults in England, aged 19 and over, who were not in continuous full-time education, or who had returned to full-time education following a break of more than 2 years.

Academy trusts: notices about poor performance

A spreadsheet listing all academy trusts in receipt of pre-warning notice or warning notice letters about poor or inadequate performance.

Admissions appeals in England: academic year 2017 to 2018

The release reports on appeals relating to admissions at the start of the 2017 to 2018 academic year. It is based on appeals submitted with the appropriate admissions authority by 1 September 2017.

The publication includes, by school phase:

Of those heard, the number and percentage which are found in the parent’s favour (upheld) is also given.

The data is additionally broken down by school type (for example, foundation or academy schools) and, separately, by local authority.

Erasmus+ in the UK if there's no Brexit deal

If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, funding is available from the government to underwrite all successful bids for UK applicants submitted to the Erasmus+ programme while we are still in the EU, where planned projects can continue.

Schools, pupils and their characteristics: January 2018

This release provides data from the annual school census data return, which is mandatory for schools to complete.

The main tables provide breakdowns of pupil data at national and local authority level. The tables include pupil characteristics, such as:

The underlying data provides breakdowns at school level.

The technical document provides metadata and methodological information on the published data.

Schools, pupils and their characteristics: 2002 to 2009 data

The underlying data provides breakdowns at school level. It supports published statistics between 2002 and 2009.

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