Health is about more than the NHS. The annual health profile from PHE illustrates emerging trends in public health, provides forecasts for key indicators and data, including on health inequalities, morbidity rates, children’s health and the effects of an ageing population
Six documents, including guidance on the possibility of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit cover local authority children’s care services, schools, further and higher education, those studying in the EU and data protection. Guidance includes what advice to give to parents and workers who are EU citizens and the impact on the supply chain of predicted shortages of…
Reception baseline assessment starts in autumn 2020 although most primary schools are trialling it this year. It forms the baseline for primary school progress measures enabling such schools to be held to account for the seven years of primary education. It is controversial with some claiming that it is at odds with young children’s learning.
The unexplained disappearance (off-rolling) of approximately 50,000 a pupils from years 10 and 11 is a significant issue given that such children are known to have reduced life chances. This briefing looks at the methodology of the Education Policy Institute in calculating the number of off-rolled pupils. The local authority response is considered.
Embargoed until: 00:01 Thursday 7 November, 2019 Shortlis t unveiled for LGiU Scotland’s 2nd annual Councillor Awards Nearly 100 nominations received across Scotland LGiU Scotland and CCLA are delighted to...
Cultural life and participation in creative activities have changed dramatically as a result of Covid-19, and though digital technologies offer alternative ways to participate, the economic risks for the sector are significant. We look here at the creative ways the arts and cultural sector is responding.
Bullying of young people remains a major area of concern for parents and those charged with running schools and other facilities where young people. This CSN Briefing looks at a recent DfE research publication as well as a similar publication produced for Scotland.
Bullying of young people remains a major area of concern for parents and those charged with running schools and other facilities where young people. This Briefing looks at a recent DfE research publication as well as a similar publication produced for Scotland.
The development of new and smart technologies to improve urban living continues apace. This briefing is on the developments in the City of Helsingborg and in preparations for a City Expo in 2022 to showcase what has been achieved.
This is the second of a new series of updates on UK parliamentary legislation of interest to local government. It looks back over the previous month, updating the progress of each piece of legislation and includes a summary of developments, including the debates.