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Weekly DfE Publications W/C 08/04/2019

8 April 2019

New school proposals

Transparency data

Lists of local authorities seeking academy and free school proposers, and of all academies and free schools already set up.

 

9 April 2019

Relationships and sex education (RSE): Damian Hinds writes to Paul Whiteman

Correspondence

Damian Hinds writes to NAHT General Secretary Paul Whiteman about relationships and sex education (RSE).

 

10 April 2019

Institutes of Technology competition

Policy paper

The government's plan to create new Institutes of Technology through a national competition, including a list of successful applicants and the next steps.

 

10 April 2019

Recognition of professional qualifications: guidance for regulatory bodies

Guidance

If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, the Recognition of Professional Qualifications (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 will come into effect, and make changes to the existing regulations. This guidance explains the duties and obligations for Competent Authorities in that situation.

Until this time, the European Union (Recognition of Professional Qualifications) Regulations 2015 remain unchanged and you should refer to the existing guidance:

 

10 April 2019

Teachers' pension scheme employer contribution grant: further education providers

Guidance

This guidance is for further education providers:

 

11 April 2019

Outcomes for children looked after by LAs: 31 March 2018

National Statistics

The outcome measures cover:

The national tables include comparisons to children in need and non-looked after children.

Local authority data is published within the underlying data.

Experimental statistics on educational attainment at key stage 2 and key stage 4 as additional tables are expected to be published in May 2019.

This will include measures for previously looked after children who have:

 

11 April 2019

Delivering schools to support housing growth

Guidance

These guidance documents provide advice for local authorities on how to plan for new school places that are required due to housing growth, through the provision of new schools or expansions to existing schools.

The guidance includes advice for those involved in delivering new schools in new communities, and best practice guidance on securing developer contributions for education from housing development more generally.

 

11 April 2019

Free schools and UTCs: successful applications

Transparency data

 

Details of all schools in the pre-opening stage of the free school programme, including:

There are many different types of free school, including:

There are also a small number of maths schools. These are specialist free schools for the most mathematically able 16- to 19-year-olds.

Alongside free schools there are university technical colleges (UTCs) and studio schools. These are mainly for 14- to 19-year-olds.

Section 6A of the Education Act 2011, which changed the arrangements for establishing new schools, is called the academy or free school presumption.

 

11 April 2019

FE learners and apprentices survey

Research and analysis

This report provides a detailed picture of learners’ and apprentices’ journeys, including:

This study also sought to obtain consent from respondents to match their responses to the longitudinal educational outcome (LEO) dataset, allowing additional future analysis of outcomes.

 

11 April 2019

Local authority interactive tool (LAIT)

Transparency data

An interactive spreadsheet for comparing data about children and young people across all local authorities in England.

 

11 April 2019

Independent special schools and colleges

Guidance

Lists of all independent schools and colleges for children with special educational needs or disability (SEND), including:

NMSS are schools that the Secretary of State for Education has approved under section 342 of the Education Act 1996.

 

11 April 2019

Deals for schools

Guidance

Information on the national deals available to schools to help them save money on some of the things they buy regularly.

 

12 April 2019

Provider finances: evidence from early years providers

Research and analysis

This report uses data from the survey of childcare and early years providers for 2018 to analyse provider finances including the:

It aims to develop an understanding of the financial models of different types of settings.

 

12 April 2019

Teachers' pension employer contribution grant (TPECG)

Guidance

This guidance is for:

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

 

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