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Correspondence: ESFA e-bulletin: 24 May 2018 (issue 221) Items for schools, colleges, local authorities and other post-16 providers
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Asbestos Management Assurance Process (AMAP) – closes Thursday 31 May
direction published about T Levels
Care to Learn scheme for the 2018 to ...
Transparency data: DfE monthly workforce management information: 2018 to 2019 Details about the number of people working for the DfE group, and payroll costs for permanent staff and contractors.
The DfE group includes the:
Department for Education (DfE)
Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA)
Teaching Regulation Agency
Standards and Testing ...
News story: New standards to support pupils to reach their potential Extra support for schools with pupils working below the national curriculum to help all children reach their potential has been announced today (24 May) by Education Minister, Nick Gibb.
Currently, a small number of pupils are unable to work to ...
Correspondence: T Levels: ministerial direction The first letter is from the Permanent Secretary for the Department for Education. It requests a ministerial direction on the implementation of T Levels. The reasons for the request are set out in this letter.
The second letter is from ...
India: A Billion Dreams | Chelsea Flower Show 2018
We need your vote for the BBC/RHS People's Choice Award at Chelsea Flower Show!
India: A Billion Dreams is a garden commissioned by the British Council and designed by Sarah Eberle. The cricket-themed garden celebrates 70 years of the British ...
Guidance: Career learning pilot technical guidance 2018 to 2019 This document sets out how funding for the career learning pilot will be recorded and calculated in 2018 to 2019.
Collection: School Places Scorecards This document collection contains annual school places scorecards published by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) as transparency data from 2013 onwards.
Scorecards are published to enable everyone to see the challenges local authorities face in making good school ...
The EdTechie Martin Weller's Personal Blog: 25 Years of EdTech: 2007 – SecondLife
[Continuing the 25 Years of Ed Tech series]
Online virtual worlds and Second Life had been around for some time, with Second Life launching in 2003, but they begin to see an upsurge in popularity around 2007. Colleges and universities ...
The EdTechie Martin Weller's Personal Blog: The stuff ain’t enough
UNESCO have a call out for responses to their Draft OER Recommendations. I will post something there, but when I was considering it, the recommendations touched on a bigger problem that I feel is repeatedly overlooked in OER, which is ...
GO Wales Stori Rachael
Gwyliwch y fideo hwn i ddysgu am brofiadau un o’n myfyrwyr ar y rhaglen GO-Wales
GO Wales Stori Rachael - Cyflogwyr
Gwyliwch y fideo hwn i weld sut mae un o’n partneriaid-gyflogwyr wedi cefnogi myfyriwr OUiW ar ei raglen GO-Wales.
GO Wales Rachael’s story – Employers
Watch this video to see how one of our employer partners have supported an OUiW student on the GO-Wales programme.
The EdTechie Martin Weller's Personal Blog: 25 Years of Edtech: 2006 – Web 2.0
(All you needed for a web 2.0 business was a logo, a disregard for users’ data, an aversion to vowels and a business plan that ended with “Get bought out”)
[Continuing the 25 Years of Ed Tech series]
The “web ...
Correspondence: ESFA update: May 2018 Updated: Published update: issue 403 (23 May 2018).Please share Update with your colleagues, who might like to register for web alerts. This will notify them by email when we publish new editions of Update on GOV.UK.
Arabic: rich, poetic, and in high demand
Arabic is one of the most popular global languages, and is very useful for UK citizens. Britain's most multilingual student, Alex Rawlings, is here to take you on a whistle-stop introduction tour of a language that'll set you apart on ...
Mandarin Chinese: the most spoken language in the world
Mandarin Chinese is a useful language for business and travel. Britain's most multilingual student, Alex Rawlings, is here to take you on a quick introduction tour.
Read the full Languages for the Future report:
Differences in student degree and employment outcomes This report examines how outcomes vary for different student groups based on a range of factors including gender, disability, educational disadvantage, age, ethnicity and entry qualifications. For the first time this data also includes outcomes for BTEC students.
German: an über-cool language
German is one of the most useful second languages for UK citizens. Britain's most multilingual student, Alex Rawlings, is here to take you on a whistle-stop introduction tour.
UK students and graduates, apply to become an English language assistant in ...
REF panel membership appointments announced The first set of panel members for the next Research Excellence Framework has been confirmed.
Speech: Sir Gerry Berragan keynote speech: Ofqual Conference 2018 So I’ve titled my talk ‘The Institute 10 Months On’. I have been in this job now three months almost to the day, but prior to taking up this post I was on the board for six months or so ...
Collection: Warning notices to independent schools Updated: Added warning notices from December 2017 and January 2018.If a school receives a warning notice, it must submit an action plan showing how it will meet the independent school standards in future.
Guidance: ESFA: privacy notice Updated: Updated privacy notice.The page provides access to privacy notices issued by the Department for Education through the ESFA relating to the collection and handling of personal data of learners.
Policy paper: Social mobility and opportunity areas Updated: Added a link to the North Yorkshire coast website. The delivery plans for the 12 opportunity areas outline how we plan to build young people’s knowledge and skills and provide them with the best advice and opportunities.
The selection ...
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