Monthly Archives December 2014

University of Bristol summary of key education documents published December 2014

This document published by the University of Bristol, provides a useful summary of documents from a variety of sources: Summary AS and A level entries for England: Provisional figures April 2014 (Ofqual: November 2014) Investigation into financial support for students at alternative higher education institutions (National Audit Office: December 2014) Influences on students’ GCSE attainment and progress at age 16 (DfE: September 2014) Initial teacher education inspections and outcomes (Ofsted: December 2014) The economic value of key intermediate qualifications (DfE: December 2014) The costs and benefits of different Initial Teacher Training routes (Institute of Fiscal Studies: November 2014) Internship and
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New report links pupil wellbeing to attainment

Research presented in a new report from Public Health England links pupil wellbeing and attainment.  There are four main findings: 1. Pupils with better health and wellbeing are likely to achieve better academically. 2. Effective social and emotional competencies are associated with greater health and wellbeing, and better achievement. 3. The culture, ethos and environment of a school influences the health and wellbeing of pupils and their readiness to learn. 4. A positive association exists between academic attainment and physical activity levels of pupils. The full report, called ‘The link between pupil health and wellbeing and attainment’, can be downloaded using the
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