Archived news headlines
The following news was published in June 2018. For other headlines, please browse the archive.
13/06/18: DfE have published a summary of the key findings of their research into mental health provision in schools and colleges as well as case studies with schools on activities to support pupils' mental health and wellbeing.
13/06/18: Place2Be, a children`s mental health charity in England, commissioned a study into the economic case of its one-to-one counselling service in primary schools, which found that counselling services in primary school could lead to improved outcomes including reduced rates of truancy, exclusion, smoking, depression, and crime.
13/06/18: Governors can use these top 10 planning checks to help schools manage their resources and money efficiently.
13/06/18: The Education and Skills and Funding Agency has published information on the enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate chairs of academy trusts must have.
13/06/18: Following their consultation Schools that Work for Everyone DfE have now published their response.
13/06/18: The Church of England Education Office has published a report Embracing Change: Rural and Small Schools in which it re-emphasises the need for small rural schools to `come together in formal groupings` since they cannot continue to operate as stand-alone units.
13/06/18: DfE have published a document setting out the high-level principles for how the accountability system for educational performance will operate.
13/06/18: Should young children be grouped by ability? Dr Eleanore Hargreaves is undertaking a five-year study of pupils put in low ability groups aged seven.
13/06/18: DfE guidance on setting out policies on charging and remission for school activities and school visits has been updated.
13/06/18: Following their consultation Keeping children safe in education: proposed revisions, DfE have published their response together with a draft of the revised KCSIE guidance so schools can plan for the commencement of the guidance which comes into effect from 3 September 2018. They have also published revised advice on sexual violence and sexual harassment between children in schools.
13/06/18: Revised guidance has been published for school leaders and governing boards on managing staff and employment issues.
13/06/18: DfE have published their response to consultation on the implementation of T Levels.