Archived news headlines
The following news was published in November 2019. For other headlines, please browse the archive.
26/11/19: Ofsted's Sean Harford and Yvette Stanley, National Director for Social Care have written a useful article on peer-on-peer abuse.
26/11/19: DfE have updated their guidance on statutory policies for schools and academy trusts.
26/11/19: The November edition of Ofsted's School Inspection update, the first since the roll-out of the new framework, focuses on the minor changes to section 5 and section 8 handbooks following the first two months under the Education Inspection Framework. This video gives a useful overview of the new Education Inspection framework.
26/11/19: The Education Endowment Foundation's (EEF) Guide to the Pupil Premium aims to support schools in spending their pupil premium to maximise pupil benefit.
26/11/19: The government's first State of the Nation report on the wellbeing of children and young people, suggests that getting enough sleep and spending time with friends may have a bigger effect on teenage girls' mental wellbeing than social media use.
26/11/19: DfE has updated its guidance on flexible working in schools to help recruit, retain and motivate teachers.
26/11/19: A report from the OECD and Education and Employers says that by the age of seven, children have already begun to make assumptions about what type of people will enter different types of work. The Forum Network has looked at how young people's career aspirations compare to projected work demands, including a short video.
26/11/19: Integrated curriculum and financial planning (ICFP is a management process designed to help schools plan the best curriculum for their pupils with the funding available - DfE have produced guidance on using an ICFP approach.
26/11/19: Ofqual have announced that French and German GCSE exams will be marked less severely from 2020 in England, after a review of grading, bringing the grading standards of these two languages into line with GCSE Spanish.