Education Update - Wednesday 4 June 2014

Periodically, the Education Communications Team receives information which may prove helpful to you. Please see below several Government announcements which may assist you in your area of work.

Children, Families and Education

Children’s homes data pack

These packs are for local authorities and care home managers. They include information about the children and young people who depend on children’s homes for their care, the quality, supply and provision of the homes themselves and how different local authorities use children’s homes. More information here.

Consultation outcome on adoption: getting it right, making it work

Summary of consultation responses, the main reforms and the government’s response outlining the next steps to be taken, which include changes to the statutory guidance and 4 sets of regulations. More information here. The accompanying press release can be found here.

Pupil absence in schools in England: autumn term 2013

Levels of overall, authorised and unauthorised absence by school type, with indicative statistics on persistent absentees. More information here.

Guidance: Supported internships for young people with learning difficulties

This is departmental advice for providers of supported internships for young people with learning difficulties. It has been produced to help supported internship providers develop and offer supported internships to young people with learning difficulties. More information here.


Published: 04/06/2014
Audience: ALL
Contact: Education Communications

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