Using the disadvantage gap index, the disadvantage attainment gap at key stage 2 has decreased in each of the last seven years, narrowing by 3% in the latest year and 13.2% since 2011. New guidance available through the Education Endowment Foundation will help schools make good choices to improve their disadvantaged pupils’ outcomes.
Every parent wants to see their child happy, confident, doing well at school and on track to becoming a successful, secure adult. They desire academic success, rewarding careers, and place value on loyal friendships and time to pursue hobbies.
Today's news review welcomes the announcement that, for the first time, special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) will form part of the core learning for teachers, when they undertake their Initial Teacher Training (ITT).
Today's education news review covers the announcement that Birmingham’s Children’s Services will set up a voluntary trust, and an open letter from NAHT to the Education Secretary on changes to primary assessment.
Today’s education news review looks at calls from the UK’s four Children’s Commissioners for the law to be changed on smacking as they addressed the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).
Today’s education news review looks at a North Powerhouse report published by TeachFirst and the IPPR.
Today’s education news review looks at issues that appeared in the media today including an Oral Statement made by the Schools Minister on parents taking their children out of school during term time and the release of the latest school …
The focus of today’s news review is the new education related announcements in the Queens’s Speech, delivered on Wednesday 18 May.
Today’s education news review looks at issues that appeared in the media today, namely the Queen's Speech.
Today’s education news review looks at a letter from Ofsted on unregistered schools and Freedom of Information figures on the amount spent on supply teachers.
Today’s education news review looks at a range of issues that appeared in the media over the weekend and today. This includes migration and schools, the recent High Court ruling on term time holidays and the planned overhaul of the …