November

Education Reform

All the latest information on qualification reform can be found via our website, in the ‘Education Reform’ section.


Statistics and Data


Adult further education: outcome-based success measures
Department for Education

Experimental statistics on employment and continued education of adults finishing funded further education training between 2011 and 2014.


Destinations of KS4 and KS5 pupils: 2015 (provisional)
Department for Education

Provisional data on key stage 4 (KS4) and key stage 5 (KS5) students in further education, employment and training destinations.


Further education and skills: November 2016
Department for Education and Skills Funding Agency

Statistics about learner participation, outcomes and highest qualification held in further education and skills, reported for November 2016.


Initial teacher education: inspections and outcomes as at 30 June 2016
Ofsted

Official statistics covering outcomes from initial teacher education inspections between September 2015 to August 2016.


Initial teacher training: trainee number census - 2016 to 2017
Department for Education and National College for Teaching and Leadership

Provisional recruitment to initial teacher training programmes in England in the academic year 2016 to 2017.


Key stage 2 national curriculum test review outcomes: 2016
Department for Education and Standards and Testing Agency

Provisional marking review data for the 2016 key stage 2 national curriculum tests.


Maintained schools and academies inspections and outcomes as at 31 August 2016
Ofsted

This data on maintained schools and academies covers 2015/16; September 2015 to March 2016 (revised) and April to August 2016 (provisional).


Young people not in education, employment or training (NEET), UK: Nov 2016
Office for National Statistics

Estimates of young people (aged 16 to 24) who are not in education, employment or training, by age and gender.


Research and Analysis


Education in the north of England: review of evidence
Department for Education

A review of education and under performance in the north of England.


SEND: experiences with schools and colleges
Department for Education

Report on the experiences of children with SEND, and their parents, of schools and colleges.


Supporting entry and level 1 students in post-16 institutions
Department for Education

Study of effective practice in supporting students studying for a qualification at level 1 or below in post-16 institutions.


TIMSS 2015: national report for England
Department for Education

England’s results in TIMSS 2015, including an international comparison of mathematics and science performance of pupils in years 5 and 9.


Guidance


16 to 18 education: free meals for academic year 2016 to 2017
Education Funding Agency

Guidance to help provide free meals to disadvantaged 16 to 18 year old students in further education (FE) funded institutions.


16 to 19 funding: maths and English condition of funding
Education Funding Agency

Information on maths and English condition of funding for academic years 2016 to 2017, 2015 to 2016 and 2014 to 2015.


16 to 19 provision: audit approach
Education Funding Agency

Audit approach for 16 to 19 study programmes funded by the Education Funding Agency.


Alternative provision census 2017: guide
Department for Education

Guide for local authorities and providers of alternative provision to help them submit alternative provision census 2017 data.


Children in need census 2016 to 2017: guide
Department for Education

Guide for local authorities submitting data for the children in need census 2016 to 2017.


Children in need census 2016 to 2017: specification
Department for Education

Specification and validation rules for local authorities and software suppliers preparing for the 2016 to 2017 children in need census.


Children in need census 2017 to 2018: guide
Department for Education

Guide for local authorities submitting children in need census 2017 to 2018 returns.


Children in need census 2017 to 2018: specification
Department for Education

Specification and validation rules for local authorities and software suppliers preparing for the 2017 to 2018 children in need census.


Dedicated schools grant (DSG): 2016 to 2017
Department for Education and Education Funding Agency

How much funding local authorities are getting for their schools budget for the 2016 to 2017 financial year.


Early years census 2017: guide
Department for Education

Guide for local authorities to help them prepare and submit 2017 early years census data.


Education services grant (ESG): 2016 to 2017
Department for Education and Education Funding Agency

How much education services grant (ESG) funding local authorities are getting for the 2016 to 2017 financial year.


LRS latest release guidance
Skills Funding Agency

Information to assist learner registration bodies (colleges, schools, providers and local authorities) and awarding organisations.


School attendance: guidance for schools
Department for Education

Guidance on using pupil registers and attendance codes, as well as setting school hours and term dates.


School census 2016 to 2017: guide for schools and LAs
Department for Education

A guide to help schools and local authorities (LAs) complete and submit their autumn 2016 to summer 2017 school census data.


Consultation


Closed: Level 3 early years educator: numeracy and literacy requirements
Department for Education

Views on the knowledge, skills and qualifications in maths and English that level 3 early years educators need.


Open: Part-time undergraduate maintenance loan
Department for Education

What do you think about the proposed income-contingent loan for undergraduate part-time study?


Outcome: 30-hour free childcare entitlement
Department for Education

Summary of the responses received, along with the government’s response outlining the next steps.