The UK Government for England has been engaging in a five-year process of reviewing entry to the teaching profession and providing initial, induction and in-service training aimed at retaining more trained teachers in the profession. This briefing looks at developments in the period January to July 2021.
An examination of access to Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) – England through a report by the Education Policy Institute
Following the cancellation of 2020 examinations and assessments in all United Kingdom schools, this briefing looks at the arrangements which have been put in place in England and Scotland to assess secondary-aged students in to assist with their educational and life progression.
For the second year running the awarding of qualifications to 16 and 18 year olds will take place without formal examinations and assessments in the four UK jurisdictions. This briefing looks at the developing arrangements in England but also what is happening in Scotland and Wales.
FE colleges were anticipating change not least because of the increasing number of colleges in intervention and the anticipated follow up to the Augar Report to name just two potential drivers of change in the system. But Covid-19 has created an entirely new operating environment and the sector’s existing priorities have been reordered and new…
Coronavirus: Education, children’s social care services, childcare and skills: Coronavirus Act and DfE Guidance – England
In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, the DfE has issued, and intends to update as necessary, at least 15 separate pieces of guidance and other advice. This briefing summarises the guidance from the perspective of those needing to implement the guidance in local government. The briefing also looks at relevant provisions in the Coronavirus Act…
This briefing provides an overview of significant developments that may place arising from Government or Parliamentary action across children’s services, education and skills during 2020, covering England only.
This briefing analyses the Conservative Party’s manifesto ‘Get Brexit Done Unleash Britain’s Potential’ proposals on education, children’s services and skills.
A compendium of announcements on early years, education, youth service, safeguarding and skills made at the 2019 Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat Conference.