Topic: Education and children's services

Local authorities are at the forefront of providing eduction services for their communities and supporting some of the most vulnerable children in society.

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Education Act 2011

Contains a summary of the provisions of the Education Act 2011

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Government “call to action” on obesity

This briefing summarises and comments on the government's policy document on obesity and the proposed role for local government.

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Government "call to action" on obesity

This briefing summarises and comments on the government's policy document on obesity and the proposed role for local government.

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The English Baccalaureate

The English Baccalaureate (referred to as EBacc by the DfE and throughout this document) was first announced on 6th September 2010 by the Secretary of State for Education in a speech at the Westminster Academy. This briefing reports on the House of Commons Education Committee Report The English Baccalaureate (HC 851), published on 28t July…

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The Future of Local Government’s Role in the School System

In partnership with the NUT and Unison, the LGiU conducted a survey of 80 local government children’s services leaders, focusing on the future of local government’s role in the changing education system. This is the report of the survey findings.

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Government response to Wolf Review of Vocational Education

The Government has accepted all the recommendations of the Wolf Review of vocational education. Its response describes a programme of significant reform, and indicates a timetable for implementation between now and September 2012.

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Munro Review of Child Protection, Final Report

The final report from the Munro Review of Child Protection sets out 15 recommendations aimed at reforming the child protection system from being over bureaucratic and concerned with process compliance to being child-centred, with a focus on provision of effective help.

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SEN and disability Green Paper: Support and Aspiration

The SEN and disability Green Paper: Support and Aspiration sets out for consultation a wide range of proposals aimed at creating a radically different system to support better life outcomes for the two million children and young people with a special education need or disability.

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