These statistics show labour market conditions for the following groups living in England:graduatespostgraduatesnon-graduates
This release also sets out a breakdown of graduate outcomes by different subcategories, such as gender.Please contact us with any feedback you have on its content or format.Higher education analysisEmailHE.email@example.com
- From today, working parents can start applying for two new government childcare schemes launching this year – Tax-Free Childcare which begins immediately and 30 hours free childcare which starts in September.This means that working parents of children, who will be aged under 4 on 31 August 2017, can now apply through the new digital childcare service for Tax-Free Childcare and receive a government top-up of £2 for every £8 that they pay into their Tax-Free Childcare account. Al
- The guide sets out:what LAs should do to fulfil their statutory responsibilitieswhat early years settings should do to fulfil their agreement with the LA how LAs and early years settings can support parents and children
‘Statutory’ means what schools and local authorities must do to comply with the law. You should follow statutory responsibilities unless you have a very good reason not to.
- Sir Martin Narey and Mark Owers have been appointed by the Secretary of State for Education to conduct a National fostering stocktake. As a first step, they are seeking views on the current state of foster care in England and how the prospects of children in care might be improved through changes to fostering.We’d like to hear from the following about how to make fostering more effective in meeting the needs of children:practitionersacademicsfoster carerschildren in carechildren and adults
- The Department of Health has today (21 April 2017) announced the allocation of £55.98 million of the £100 million A&E capital funding, outlined in the spring Budget by the Chancellor, to ease pressure on emergency departments in time for next winter. The funding awarded at this stage is being allocated to 70 NHS hospitals.The funding will be used by hospitals to meet the 95% standard of admitting, transferring, or discharging patients within 4 hours by ensuring patients are treat
- The Youth Sport Trust has been awarded £658,708 to continue providing Change4Life sports services to children for a further year.This funding will be used to provide:new online resourcesrenewed focus on children in low-income familiescloser alignment with the government’s childhood obesity plan
Last year, the project supported more than 7000 Change4Life sports clubs and over 74,000 children.The Youth Sport Trust has been delivering this project since 2011. So far it has helped lift p
- The government has today (21 April 2017) confirmed that EU students will continue to remain eligible for undergraduate, master’s, postgraduate and advanced learner financial support in academic year 2018 to 2019.The decision means EU students applying for an undergraduate or master’s course at an English university or further education institution in the 2018 to 2019 academic year will continue to have access to student loans and grants, even if the course concludes after the UK&rsqu
- A list of schools which received a congratulatory letter from the Minister of State for School Standards Nick Gibb based on their 2016 key stage 4 results.Further information can be found in the ‘Key stage 4 congratulatory letters criteria’.
- These documents are for suppliers developing software for school management information systems (MIS).They explain what information software suppliers should include in school summary reports for the school census. Schools can then use the reports to check the accuracy of their termly school census data before sending it to their local authority or to us.More guidance on submitting data for the school census is available.
- Details of the institute’s policies and functions and how it will:regulate the quality of apprenticeship proposals, standards and assessment planscollaborate with partnerslead reforms to technical educationimplement the new system
- DfE recommends a deal that makes buying printers easier and saves schools money. The first schools to use the new buying framework saved more than 40% on their previous contract prices.The deal is one of many in the schools’ buying strategy that aim to make buying easier and offer the best value for schools.This is a single-supplier deal for Canon UK products. Canon has made the ordering process simple with easy-to-use search and comparison tools. After registering schools have only to cho
- A United Kingdom that rises to the challengeThank you very much indeed Francis [Campbell, Vice Chancellor of St Mary’s University] for that introduction. Good morning everyone. It’s really a pleasure to be here today and I want to thank St Mary’s University for welcoming us here today. It seemed like a great place to come, because not only is it a place that is training the teachers of the future, but researchers here have been doing important analysis of the educational outcom
- On 12 April 2017, NHS Digital launched a new web platform for the Innovation Scorecard.The scorecard reports on the use of medicines and medical technologies in the NHS in England, specifically those which have been positively appraised by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) since 2012.The site now provides greater transparency and is easier to use.Users can now:compare commissioning organisations’ uptake of medicinesview information without having to download data
- This letter sets out:the role that the government expects Public Health England (PHE) to play in the health and care systemthe priorities of PHE in the period from April 2017 to March 2018
See also: PHE’s annual plan for the year 2017 to 2018 and the Public Health England Strategic Plan.
- We’re seeking views on our preliminary investigation of the relationship between household income and education for pupils in schools in England.The statistical paper describes a provisional methodology we used to calculate equivalised household income bands. We have done this by matching administrative income data from other government departments to anonymised pupil records.It includes analysis on:educational outcomes at key stage 2 (age 11) and key stage 4 (age 16)characteristics of sch
- Thousands of new school places will be created across the country following the largest wave of free schools approvals this Parliament, giving more parents the choice of a good school place for their child.Today (12 April 2017) the Department for Education has approved applications for 131 new schools, creating more than 69,000 places. These schools will be led by high-performing institutions, including a grammar-school-led multi-academy trust (MAT) and the largest state boarding school in the c
- A list of free schools proposing to open in 2017 and beyond from the wave 12 application round.The list includes the proposed schools’:namelocal authoritytype of schoolphasefaith, ethos or designation
- I am delighted to be here in Sydney. Thank you to New South Wales Education Minister Rob Stokes, Mark Scott the head of the New South Wales Education Department, and Dr Jennifer Buckingham of the Centre for Intervention Studies for hosting this event and inviting me to speak. I hope hearing about England’s recent education reforms will help to inform education policy in New South Wales.In 2009, Michael Gove, soon-to-be Secretary of State for Education, explained how the British people&rsqu
- Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening today (11 April 2017) announced the appointment of Professor Julius Weinberg as next Chair of Ofsted.As former Vice Chancellor of Kingston University and Deputy Chair of Ofqual, Professor Weinberg has had a wide-ranging career in the education sector.Professor Weinberg has served as a board member of:the Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA)London Higher, the umbrella organisation for higher education (HE) institutions in LondonA
- Thousands of new childcare places for working parents around the country are being created thanks to a multi-million grant scheme, the Early Years Minister Caroline Dinenage has announced today.The £50 million capital grants double the government’s investment to help nurseries, pre-schools and playgroups invest in new buildings and upgrade facilities. This will deliver more than 9,000 additional childcare places – helping to meet the government’s commitment to give workin
- The Secretary of State has appointed 4 new members to the Ofqual board. The term of Neil Watts, who has already served 7 years as a member, has been extended to 31 December 2017.Hywel Jones, Christine Ryan, Frances Wadsworth and David Wakefield joined the board of the independent exams regulator on 1 April 2017, and will be in post for 3 years.Ofqual (the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments in England, maintaining standards
- This statutory guidance applies to most public bodies with 250 or more staff in England.This includes:schools and academy trustslocal authoritiescentral government and arm’s-length bodiesNHS organisationsthe armed forcesemergency servicesany other body that may be in scope of the target
It outlines how these public bodies should:aim to meet the public sector apprenticeship targetuse the data publication and apprenticeship activity return to report their progress towards meeting the target
- Charts providing information of the UK life science sector, and how it compares to other countries. Areas covered include:UK industryresearch and developmentregulatory environmentclinical research
- This annual report analyses the updated 2016 dataset from the bioscience and health technology database. The data relates to companies that are active in the UK in the health life sciences sectors:medical technologybio-pharmaceuticalsservices and supply chain
This report shows that the UK life science industry:employs almost 235,000 people across the UKgenerates a combined estimated turnover of £64 billioncomprises 5,142 companies
- The Department for Education board provides strategic and operational leadership.The heads of DfE’s directorates and the Permanent Secretary meet regularly with the Secretary of State and the ministerial team to discuss DfE’s work. The membership also includes 4 non-executive board members.Earlier summaries are available on the National Archives:from April 2014 to January 2015 from October 2010 to December 2013
- The government is officially launching its apprenticeship levy today (6 April 2017) as part of the biggest shake-up of skills for a generation.The levy will require all employers in the UK with an annual wage bill of over £3 million to pay 0.5% of it towards funding apprenticeships.The money will be invested in quality training for apprentices and double the annual investment in apprenticeships in England to £2.5 billion by 2019 to 2020, compared with 2010 to 2011 levels.Employers in
- The form sets out:the personal information you must givehow to use it in conjunction with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application formwho can verify your identitywhere you must send it
The ‘free school pre-opening guide’ gives more details on the process you must follow.
- These documents give technical information about submitting data for the 2017 school workforce census. They describe the data items for collection in the census.These documents are for software suppliers and users of:school management information systems (MIS)local authority HR and payroll systems
Schools can use the summary report to check the accuracy of their census data before sending it to their local authority or to us.You should also read the common basic data set (CBDS). This defines com
- Thousands of schools across England are to benefit from a £2.4 billion cash injection, Education Secretary Justine Greening announced today (3 April 2017).It comes as new government figures show that almost 735,000 additional school places have been created since 2010 - with 92% of new primary places and 89% of new secondary places created in schools rated as ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted in 2015 to 2016.Local councils say they need to create over 230,000 primar
- Yn dilyn argymhelliad y Comisiwn Meddyginiaethau Dynol, mae’r llywodraeth yn cynnig newid Rheoliadau Meddyginiaethau Dynol 2012 i alluogi ysgolion i brynu heb bresgripsiwn a chadw AAI sbâr i’w defnyddio mewn argyfwng.Byddai hyn yn galluogi ysgolion yng Nghymru, Lloegr, yr Alban a Gogledd Iwerddon sy’n dewis gwneud hynny i gadw AAI sbâr i’w defnyddio mewn argyfwng. Ar hyn o bryd, dim ond ar bresgripsiwn y gellir cael AAI, sy’n golygu na all ysgolion gadw
- The new Institute for Apprenticeships will start its first official working day today (3 April 2017).Independent from government, the institute, which is to be chaired by Antony Jenkins, has been launched to ensure that all apprenticeships are top quality and deliver the skills that employers need. It will further support the government’s commitment to deliver 3 million quality apprenticeships by 2020.High-quality apprenticeships are an important part of the government’s plan for Bri
- It is an honour to open the International Summit on the Teaching Profession. This conference provides an excellent opportunity for politicians, unions and teacher representatives from the nations of the UK and countries from around the world to discuss how we can further improve education.Empowering teachers to provide a great education for their pupils is at the heart of what I do as School Standards Minister. Increasingly, we know what can be done to improve educational outcomes for all pupils
- This direction requires the council to:engage with Together for Children Sunderland and other partners to improve servicescooperate with the Secretary of State and DfE’s advisers and officials
It follows:an Ofsted report, published on 20 July 2015, which judged the council’s children’s social care services to be inadequatea subsequent process of improvement, including development of Together for Children Sunderland
The direction replaces an earlier statutory direction issued to
- This document is for employers, apprenticeship providers and assessment bodies. It sets out the responsibilities of each organisation with a role in regulating the apprenticeships system.Guidance explaining what employers need to do to become an apprenticeship training provider is also available.
- This document explains the purpose of the Institute for Apprenticeships. It provides directions for the institute to consider when carrying out its duties, to ensure quality apprenticeships.Apprenticeship standards developed by employers are also available.
- The report examines how the NHS can make the best use of its estate to support NHS England’s Five Year Forward View.It highlights the opportunities available to support sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) and optimise the use of NHS land and buildings.The government is already acting on some of the recommendations by:creating a new NHS property boardmaking a £325 million capital investment over the next 3 years to develop local STPs - as announced in this year’s Budg
- This document sets out the story of integration of health, social care and other public services, and provides an overview of related policy initiatives and legislation.It is intended for use by those responsible for delivering the Better Care Fund (BCF) at a local level (such as clinical commissioning groups, local authorities, health and wellbeing boards) and NHS England.It includes the policy framework for the implementation of the statutory BCF in 2017 to 2019, which was first announced in t
- The consultation follows NHS England’s announcement this week of new guidance on the prescription of low value items such as travel vaccines, painkillers, and gluten-free (GF) foods.It will consider ending the prescription of all gluten-free foods in primary care, with estimates suggesting this could save £25.7 million a year for the health service. An additional £10 million could be saved through patients no longer needing to attend GP appointments in order to get their gluten
- Gluten free (GF) foods are available on prescription to patients diagnosed with gluten sensitivity enteropathies, and have been since the late 1960s when their availability was extremely limited.A wide range of GF foods are now readily available in supermarkets and other food outlets meaning that the ability of patients to obtain these foods without a prescription has greatly increased.Our consultation proposes option for restricting the availability of gluten free products on NHS prescription.
- Thank you very much, Alan. And a massive thank you to the Social Mobility Commission and the University of Bath for inviting me here today.Today, you have come together to debate and discuss social mobility – which to me has not only characterised my own personal and political life, but I think as an area is perhaps one of the most entrenched, difficult, yet important challenges that can face any government. And by its nature it is long term. And as you talked Alan, I just had a flashback
- The report looks to:understand career planning strategies and how they affect student outcomesidentify factors associated with positive graduate outcomes.
A technical annex providing detail on the survey methodology, weighting and data analysis of the survey is also available.
- Research exploring issues that affect higher education rates in England. It summarises:existing datalocal level issues that could affect participation
- This strategy outlines a range of high-level indicators of success for the programme, measured in positive outcomes for participants.
- Last October, I made a statement to Parliament about the primary assessment and accountability system in England. In that statement, I reaffirmed the importance of a good primary education, and particularly the importance of mastering the basics of literacy and numeracy, to ensure that every child is given the best chance to succeed in life, whatever their background. I also recognised that we must move to a settled system which is ambitious, supports teachers to help every child to reach their
- Proposals to create a long-term, stable and proportionate system for assessing children at primary school have been announced today (Thursday 30 March) by Education Secretary Justine Greening.The plans are aimed at helping give children the skills and knowledge they need to succeed while reducing the burden on teachers and schools.A consultation will seek views on a number of proposals, including the best way to measure schools on the progress children make during their primary education.Today&r
- We’re asking for views on issues related to assessment in primary schools, including:the best starting point to measure the progress that pupils make at primary schoolthe role and operation of teacher assessmenthow to build on the strengths of the early years foundation stage profilehow we can support and improve end-of-key-stage teacher assessment, including the assessment of writing
We’re also consulting on assessment arrangements for pupils working below the standard of national c
- We’re seeking views on the Rochford Review recommendations for the assessment of key stage 1 and 2 pupils working below the standard of national curriculum tests.We’re also consulting on primary assessment.
- The letter and annex set out:total fundingpayment arrangementsa list of local authorities that government is funding
We have allocated this under section 31 (S31) of the Local Government Act 2003.
- This document provides information on how national 2015 to 2016 Attainment 8 scores look when re-calculated using a 2017 point score methodology.This data is based on data published on 19 January 2017 in the revised GCSE and equivalent results in England 2015 to 2016.
- The research looked at schools with over 35% of their pupils eligible for free school meals (FSM), which had no existing breakfast club.The report includes:a process assessment of establishing and sustaining breakfast clubsan assessment of the effects of breakfast clubs on reducing the number of children coming to school without breakfast
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