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Weekly DfE Publications W/C 21/01/2019

 

14 January 2019

Subject knowledge enhancement (SKE): course providers

Guidance

An overview and directory of subject knowledge enhancement courses for lead schools and initial teacher training (ITT) providers.

14 January 2019

Teachers' pension scheme payments: 2018 to 2019

Transparency data

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.

15 January 2019

Free schools and UTCs: successful applications

Transparency data

Details of successful applications for free schools and university technical colleges (UTCs) in the pre-opening stage.

16 January 2019

Introduction of T Levels

Guidance

Information about the new T Level study programmes including:

17 January 2019

Evaluation of Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSAs)

Research and analysis

This report evaluates:

It used a 3-stage methodology, including:

17 January 2019

Teacher Recruitment Bulletin

Correspondence

The Teacher Recruitment Bulletin has replaced the School Direct bulletin. This is a monthly bulletin with the latest news on teacher recruitment for schools and ITT providers.

18 January 2019

Evaluation of provider-level TEF 2016 to 2017 (year 2)

Research and analysis

The Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) was recently introduced to assess teaching quality and student outcomes across undergraduate higher education (HE) in the UK, with a view to driving up quality, and ensuring applicants have the information they need to make informed choices.

This report identifies how the TEF performed in its initial provider-level phase, with both HE providers and applicants to HE. It identifies the emerging impact of TEF against its longer-term aims and informs DfE and OfS work to continuously improve its delivery.

18 January 2019

Independent review of TEF: about us

Transparency data

The aims and members of the independent review of the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF), and its advisory group.

18 January 2019

My activity passport

Promotional material

An editable activity checklist for children under 11. Includes guidance, a foreword from the Secretary of State and supporting resources.

18 January 2019

Tailored support programme: system leader support

Guidance

The tailored support programme has been running since January 2018, providing support to schools with recruitment and retention challenges.

An essential element to the programme is the deployment of system leaders - usually national leaders of education (NLE) or equivalent - with experience of providing strategic support to schools, and dealing with teacher supply issues.

The programme also deploys external mentors - usually specialist leaders of education (SLE) or equivalent - to provide targeted support to early career teachers in areas such as:

System leaders and external mentors are required in some areas in order to ensure sufficiency capacity to support the schools involved in the programme.

18 January 2019

A level and other 16 to 18 results: 2017 to 2018 (provisional)

National Statistics

This statistical publication provides provisional information on the overall achievements of 16- to 18-year-olds who were at the end of 16 to 18 study by the end of the 2017 to 2018 academic year, including:

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