Education

Exmoor big picnic to mark 70 years of national parks

BBC Somerset News Feed - 6 hours 39 min ago
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will join 500 picnickers at Exmoor national park.
Categories: Education, Somerset

Press release: School leaders crack down on workload

Department For Education News Feed - 7 hours 41 min ago
Research shows vast majortiy of school leaders clamping down on unnecessary workload, with almost half making use of the Workload Reduction Toolkit
Categories: Education

Policy paper: Teacher workload advisory group report and government response

Department For Education News Feed - 7 hours 41 min ago
Advisory group report on removing unnecessary workload associated with data management and the government’s response.
Categories: Education

Research and analysis: School snapshot survey: winter 2018

Department For Education News Feed - 7 hours 41 min ago
A summary of responses to questions asked in the winter 2018 school snapshot survey.
Categories: Education

Correspondence: Data burdens on schools

Department For Education News Feed - 7 hours 41 min ago
Letter from Secretary of State for Education to local authorities and academy trusts on reducing data burdens on schools.
Categories: Education

News story: Changes to the professional skills test for teachers

Department For Education News Feed - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 17:12
The government announces a new approach to assessing the numeracy and literacy of prospective teachers.
Categories: Education

Policy paper: Children’s Social Care Innovation programme

Department For Education News Feed - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 15:56
A programme that seeks to develop, test and share effective ways of supporting children who need help from children’s social care services.
Categories: Education

County Championship: Yorkshire thump Somerset by an innings and 73 runs

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 14:39
Yorkshire crush Somerset by an innings and 73 runs to dent their ambitions of a first-ever County Championship title.
Categories: Education, Somerset

Research and analysis: Asbestos data collections

Department For Education News Feed - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 14:01
Findings from the asbestos management assurance process (AMAP), which asked schools and responsible bodies about their asbestos management practices.
Categories: Education

Guidance: Asbestos management assurance process (AMAP) user guide

Department For Education News Feed - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 14:01
Guidance to help schools and responsible bodies use the AMAP portal to submit an assurance declaration about compliance with asbestos regulations.
Categories: Education

Guidance: Teachers' pension employer contribution grant (TPECG)

Department For Education News Feed - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:00
Guidance for schools and local authorities on the teachers' pension grant for the financial year 2019 to 2020.
Categories: Education

County Championship: Leaders Somerset made to follow on against Yorkshire

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 18:11
Division One leaders Somerset face a battle to save the game against Yorkshire after being forced to follow on at Headingley.
Categories: Education, Somerset

Policy paper: School sport and activity action plan

Department For Education News Feed - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 14:53
A cross-government action plan to provide pupils with greater opportunity to access 60 minutes of sport and physical activity every day.
Categories: Education

Research and analysis: Primary PE and sport premium survey

Department For Education News Feed - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 14:51
Research into teachers' views on the use of the primary physical education (PE) and sport premium, and its impact in primary schools.
Categories: Education

Decision: Revised direction issued to Sandwell Council

Department For Education News Feed - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 14:24
A statutory direction reissued to Sandwell Council to reflect that the council entered into a regional adoption agency on 1 April 2019.
Categories: Education

A303 bypass safety: Bereaved husband wants Ilminster improvements

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 14:20
Paul McHugh's wife Trudi was killed in a crash and says new safety measures are not tough enough.
Categories: Education, Somerset

Ofsted: Let us inspect multi-academy trusts (MATs)

Ofsted News Feed - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 12:38
Today’s report recommends that Ofsted be empowered to inspect trusts in order to strengthen their accountability.
Categories: Education

England Cricket World Cup: Who are the new champions?

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 12:21
England's cricket world cup-winning squad hails from across the country and around the globe.
Categories: Education, Somerset

Speech: Universities Minister sets out progress on access and participation

Department For Education News Feed - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 12:00
Chris Skidmore spoke about opening up access to university and ensuring successful participation at Birkbeck, University of London.
Categories: Education

Multi-academy trusts: discussing Ofsted's research on their role and accountability

Ofsted News Feed - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 09:30
Amanda Spielman's commentary on our research into our role and responsibilities in regulating and inspecting multi-academy trusts.
Categories: Education

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