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Blog: Should we still be concerned about NEETs?

Date: 01.08.2017

The data published by the DfE in August show that the overall NEET rate is falling, although it has increased recently for 16 year-olds. This analysis explores how participation of young people in education and employment has evolved in...

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Transforming assessment and teaching practices in science...

Date: 01.08.2017

ASSISTME (Assessing Inquiry in Science, Technology, and Mathematics Education) is an EU FP7 research project. In collaboration with 8 European countries, this fouryear (20132017) project aims to find out how to support primary and...

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Regional academy growth fund award recipients - GOV.UK

Date: 01.08.2017

List of RAGF awards...

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National female genital mutilation centre: evaluation

Date: 01.08.2017

Research into the effectiveness of the national female genital mutilation (FGM) centre in providing professional expertise and social work services to girls and women affected by FGM.

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What would it take for England to be considered a truly...

Date: 01.08.2017

If you work in education research, the date of GCSE results day tends to be etched in your brain almost as much as it is for the 600,000 students and their teachers awaiting results. Anticipation has been even higher this year as we see...

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Female genital mutilation early intervention model:...

Date: 01.08.2017

The MOPAC female genital mutilation (FGM) early intervention model looks at ways to prevent new cases of FGM among women and girls, while supporting those affected by FGM.

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English Education: World Class?

Date: 01.08.2017

On 24th August 2017, pupils received their GCSE results – which included the first set of results for English and maths under the new grading system. These new qualifications, designed to be more demanding, will see pupils achieve...

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How technology might help young people in care

Date: 01.08.2017

This study evaluates responses to 7 new technologies with the potential to support young people in care. Workshops were conducted with young people, their carers and social workers, to find a new digital service for vulnerable young...

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What can we learn from the latest National Student Survey?

Date: 01.08.2017

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Post-16 institutions omnibus: wave 3 survey

Date: 01.08.2017

Topics covered for DfE in the post-16 institutions omnibus wave 3 survey include AS and A level qualifications technical and vocational qualifications core maths careers education work experience special education needs...

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The Path to Higher Education: Obstacles Remain for the...

Date: 01.08.2017

EPI’s Ieuan Bennett looks at the latest figures on access to university.;Widening participation, defined by the Office for Fair Access as ‘Removing the barriers to higher education, including financial barriers, that students from...

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Why are so many vulnerable children excluded from school?

Date: 01.08.2017

Away from the manifesto speculation, today marks National Children’s Day in the UK. A day established by the UN General Assembly in 1954 to recognise children’s role in society and our future, as well as to remind ourselves we have a...

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Analysis: Primary school offer day

Date: 01.08.2017

Today parents across England find out which primary school will offer their child a place from September. Nationally, the vast majority of parents will be pleased with the news that they receive. In 2016, 88.4 per cent of applicants were...

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Teacher Voice Omnibus Results May to July 2016 survey

Date: 01.08.2017

Research report on the DfE website;The Department for Education (DfE) submitted questions on a range of key policy areas to the NFER Teacher Voice Omnibus Survey and Senior Leader Booster Survey conducted in the summer of 2016. This...

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The performance of the NHS in England in transforming...

Date: 01.08.2017

The Education Policy Institute has published a new report, The performance of the NHS in England in transforming children’s mental health services, which examines the progress made by the Government in improving children and young...

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