Yearly Archives 2016

University of Bristol summary of key education documents published December 2016

This document, published by the University of Bristol provides a useful summary of documents from a variety of sources: The Annual Report of Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills 2015-16 (Ofsted: December 2016) Education and training statistics for the United Kingdom 2016 (DfE: November 2016) Effective primary teaching practice 2016 (Teaching Schools Council: November 2016) Modern foreign languages pedagogy review (Teaching Schools Council: November 2016) Achievement of 15-year-olds in England: PISA 2015 National Report (DfE: December 2016) Trends in maths and science study: National report for England (DfE: November 2016) Getting ready for work (Ofsted: November
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Childnet – Crossing the Line: PSHE Toolkit

Childnet have released their practical online safety PSHE toolkit with films and lesson plans to explore online issues with pupils aged 11-14 years old. A PSHE Association Quality-Assured resource. This toolkit is comprised of four films and accompanying lesson plans which explore the idea of ‘Crossing the line’. Young people like to push boundaries, and at times they might take a joke too far or engage in risky behaviour online. From behind a screen, they can’t always predict the consequences of their actions. Through discussion and activities, this toolkit challenges young people to not only reflect on their own behaviour online
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University of Bristol summary of key education documents published November 2016

This document, published by the University of Bristol, provides a useful summary of documents from a variety of sources: Provisional destinations of Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 students in state-funded institutions, England, 2014-15 (DfE: October 2016) Children and Young People’s Writing in 2015 (National Literacy Trust: November 2016) Further Education and Skills: Statistical First Release (DfE: October 2016) SEND: The Schools and Colleges Experience (L. Scott for DfE: November 2016) SFCA Funding Impact Survey Report 2016 (Sixth Form Colleges Association: October 2016) Earning and Learning: Making the Apprenticeship System work for 16-18 Year-olds (Institute for Public Policy Research:
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University of Bristol summary of key education documents published September 2016

This document, published by the University of Bristol, provides a useful summary of documents from a variety of sources: National curriculum assessments at Key Stage 2 in English, 2016 (provisional) (DfE: September 2016) Detailed analysis of summer 2016 GCSE results (Ofqual: August 2016) Factors associated with predicted and achieved A level attainment (UCAS: August 2016) Changing the subject (R. Allen and D. Thompson for The Sutton Trust: August 2016) Evaluating the summer 2015 results of A level French, German and Spanish (Ofqual: August 2016) Texting parents (Education Endowment Foundation: July 2016) The longer-term costs and benefits of different initial teacher
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University of Bristol summary of key education documents published October 2016

This document, published by the University of Bristol, provides a useful summary of documents from a variety of sources: Provisional GCSE and equivalent results in England, 2015-16 (DfE: October 2016) Phonics screening check and Key Stage 1 assessments in England, 2016 (DfE: September 2016) Provisional and other 16-18 results in England, 2015-16 (Department for Education: October 2016) Higher Education in England 2016: key facts (Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE): September 2016) The evolution of school league tables in England, 1992-2016: contextual ‘value-added’, ‘expected progress’ and ‘progress 8′ (H. Goldstein & G. Leckie, University of Bristol Graduate School of
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Primary Middle Leaders Conference – Tuesday 18 October 2016

We are delighted to offer this conference to you. The conference will be delivered by Tim Sully from the Learning Exchange team. Developing leadership capacity in schools is vital for continuing school improvement and succession planning. Leaders at all levels have an ability and a responsibility to encourage the growth of inventiveness and openness to new ideas in a drive to remove barriers to learning for all pupils. This one day conference will: set out the regional context, noting the key challenges of improving the achievement of Children Looked After (CLA), pupils eligible for the pupil premium and more able pupils;
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University of Bristol summary of key education documents published July 2016

This document, published by the University of Bristol, provides a useful summary of education from a variety of sources: Maintained schools and academies inspection outcomes as at March 2016 (Ofsted: June 2016) Further education and skills inspections and outcomes (Ofsted: June 2016) School work force in England: November 2015 (DfE: June 2016) Schools, pupils and their characteristics: January 2016 (DfE: June 2016) Analysis of academy school perfomance in 2015 (J. Worth for NfER: June 2016) Digital skills crisis (House of Commons Science and Technology Committee: June 2016) Widening participation in Russell Group universities: The high potential learners’ project (University of
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University of Bristol summary of key education documents published June 2016

This document, published by the University of Bristol, provides a useful summary of documents from a variety of sources: Training new teachers (House of Commons Public Accounts Committee: June 2016) Academies: Autonomy, accountability, quality and evidence (W. Mansell for the Cambridge Primary Review Trust: May 2016) Level 1 and 2 attainment in English and maths by students aged 16-18: academic year 2014-15 (DfE: May 2016) Foreign languages and science provision in primary schools (Ofsted: May 2016) The 2016 student academic experience survey (Higher Education Policy Institute and Higher Education Academy: June 2016) Workload is an education issue (University and College
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University of Bristol summary of key education documents published May 2016

This document, published by the University of Bristol, provides a useful summary of documents from a variety of sources: Success as a Knowledge Economy: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: May 2016) Solving the conundrum: Teaching and learning at British Universities (A.Seldon and M.Davies (researcher) for the Social Market Foundation: April 2016) Degrees of debt (The Sutton Trust: April 2016) How English domiciled graduate earnings vary with gender, institution attended, subject and socioeconomic background (Institute for Fiscal Studies: April 2016) Graduate labour market statistics 2015 (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: April 2016)
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