Education

News story: Government pledge to ‘beat the cheats’ at university

Department For Education News Feed - 7 hours 26 min ago
The Education Secretary Damian Hinds is calling on online platforms to help tackle the use of essay writing services used by students at university.
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Yeovil Town Ladies: Women's Super League club may revert to part-time status amid cuts

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 17:13
Top-tier side Yeovil Town Ladies make cuts to off-field staff and may revert to part-time status, BBC Sport understands.
Categories: Education, Somerset

Transparency data: Local authority interactive tool (LAIT)

Department For Education News Feed - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 16:46
An interactive spreadsheet for comparing data about children and young people across all local authorities in England.
Categories: Education

Guidance: Basic need allocations

Department For Education News Feed - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 15:49
Basic need capital funding allocated to each local authority to create new places from 2011 to 2021.
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Guidance: Key stage 4 qualifications, discount codes and point scores

Department For Education News Feed - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 14:50
Approved key stage 4 qualifications, discount codes and point scores for reporting in the 2014 to 2021 school and college performance tables.
Categories: Education

Transparency data: Common basic data set (CBDS): requests for change (RFC) 2019

Department For Education News Feed - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 13:17
Completed RFCs that we'll make to the CBDS during 2019, including details of the change and the reasons for the request.
Categories: Education

News story: Plans launched to boost quality of post -16 qualifications

Department For Education News Feed - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 11:53
Education Secretary Damian Hinds launches consultation reviewing qualifications at Level 3 and below.
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Open consultation: Review of post-16 qualifications at level 3 and below in England

Department For Education News Feed - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 11:51
We are seeking views on the principles that should guide our review of post-16 qualifications at level 3 and below.
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Transparency data: Students and qualifications at level 3 and below in England

Department For Education News Feed - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 09:30
Analysis of students and post-16 qualifications at level 3 and below in England, including student outcomes.
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Transparency data: Non-GCSE qualifications in England: key stage 4 entries and absence and exclusions outcomes

Department For Education News Feed - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 09:30
Analysis of non-GCSE qualifications in England, including pupil characteristics.
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Birnbeck Pier owners to be served repair notice

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 07:46
North Somerset Council says it has "exhausted all options" with the pier which is earmarked for demolition.
Categories: Education, Somerset

Dame Kelly Holmes, Paula Radcliffe and Sharron Davies to write to IOC over transgender athletes

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 18:58
Dame Kelly Holmes, Paula Radcliffe and Sharron Davies are to write to the IOC asking for more research on the "benefits" of being a transgender athlete.
Categories: Education, Somerset

Guidance: Deals for schools

Department For Education News Feed - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 18:02
Information on the national deals available to schools to help them save money on some of the things they buy regularly.
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Guidance: Children’s Social Care Innovation Programme grant

Department For Education News Feed - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 15:56
How much funding local authorities are getting for the Children’s Social Care Innovation Programme.
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Cheers as limbless girl Harmonie-Rose completes race

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 13:25
Harmonie-Rose lost her limbs to meningitis but was pushed around a half-marathon course.
Categories: Education, Somerset

Guidance: Further education: flexible learning fund

Department For Education News Feed - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 12:40
Funding for learning providers, employers and other organisations to develop flexible and accessible ways to teach adults.
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Press release: Top computer scientist chosen to lead National Centre for Computing Education

Department For Education News Feed - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 12:40
Leading computer scientist Simon Peyton Jones appointed chair of new National Centre for Computing Education.
Categories: Education

Guidance: Common transfer file 19: specification

Department For Education News Feed - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 11:53
Technical information to help software suppliers use the common transfer file (CTF) 19.
Categories: Education

Homes refused for 'heart-ripped-out' village of Langford

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 10:57
Drivers were forced onto householders' driveways due to a lack of passing places, councillors were told.
Categories: Education, Somerset

Guidance: Selective Schools Expansion Fund

Department For Education News Feed - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 10:48
Information for academies and local-authority-maintained schools which are fully or partially selective, about the 2019 Selective Schools Expansion Fund (SSEF).
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