Education Update - Wednesday 2 July 2014

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

Children, Families and Education

Guidance: Commissioning of public health services for children

Early Years High Impact Areas: documents to support local authorities in commissioning children’s public health services. More information here.

EYFSP return 2014: guide

A guide for schools and local authorities submitting early years foundation stage profile (EYFSP) returns for 2014. More information here.

Open consultation: Early years pupil premium and funding for 2-year-olds

This consultation seeks views on: the introduction of an early years pupil premium for all disadvantaged 3- and 4-year-olds in April 2015; and moving to participation funding for the early education entitlement for 2-year-olds in the financial year 2015 to 2016. Consultation deadline is 22 August. More information here.

Teachers in secondary schools: evidence from TALIS 2013

The views and practices of lower secondary teachers and their headteachers in England, compared with other countries. More information here.

Participation in education, training and employment, age 16 to 18

This updates national participation figures from SFR22/2013 released in June 2013 and also provides provisional estimates for end 2013. More information here.

Youth contract report

Research looking at the youth contract for 16- to 17-year-olds not in education, employment or training. More information here.

Open consultation: Setting the 2020 persistent child poverty target

Government is seeking views on a proposed new persistent child poverty target for the UK, to be achieved by 2020. Consultation deadline is 14 Aug. More information here.



Published: 02/07/2014
Audience: ALL
Contact: Education Communications Team

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