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14-19 Education Training »
To review the take up of Diplomas and their progress and what lessons had been learnt. To provide information to the Committee on other education and training choices that young people are making between the ages of 14 and 19 to include: Foundation Learning, Apprenticeships and GCSEs/A Levels.
14-19 Strategy Scrutiny Review »
This review considers the implementation of the 14-19 strategy in the bourough and the challenges in retaining young people in education.
14-19 Years Education Entitlement »
14-19 years education provision was reviewed owing to significant national reforms taking place in this area consisting of Diplomas, which combine practical and theoretical learning both in the classroom and in work situations as an alternative to the traditional GCSE and A-Level qualification route; Foundation Learning; Apprenticeships; and Functional Skills.
A Review of Children's Centres & Extended Services In and Around Schools in Bracknell Forest »
The purpose of the review of the Children’s Centres and Extended Schools Services project was to look at the effectiveness of the implementation of the project in Bracknell Forest and to review the anticipated outcomes for children, young people and families with a view to informing future project development.
A review of School Absence in North Lincolnshire »
The objectives of the review were to increase awareness and understainding of issues pertinent to school attendance, ensure the policies and procedures currently in place are working effectively with regard to authorised absence and to reduce unauthorised absencem, explore the trends in school attendance data in North Lincolnshire as evidenced by an increased awareness of the local work being undertaken to improve attendance and produce recommendations to support the work to continue to progress and maintain improvements in school attendance.
Achievement at Key Stage 2 »
This report details the findings and recommendations from the scrutiny review of Achievement at Key Stage 2. The key questions we aimed to answer in this review were: Do we know why children in Hackney perform below national levels at Key Stage 2? Are lessons being learned from the best performing schools and shared and embedded in the approaches and practices of under-performing schools in Hackney? Are the Learning Trust and the local authority preparing sufficiently to support schools given the changes to the education system contained within the Education White Paper and the subsequent Education Bill?
asthma policies in schools »
A review examining the way schools in the city tackle the subject of asthma. Asthma attacks can result in substantial unplanned absence from schools. The young person's education can suffer as a result.
Attainment in mathematics at Key Stage 2 »
The review set out to scrutinse how attainment at Key Stage 2 mathematics could be raised in East Sussex Primary schools.
Barnet: appointment of LEA school governors »
The First Class Education & Children Scrutiny Committee undertook a review of the appointment procedures for LEA School Governors.
Bath and North East Somerset: primary school meals »
This review was established to look at improving the service provided by examining issues of requirements (e.g. nutritional and social), quality, cost, and the means of provision.
Behaviour in Schools »
This review was borne from concerns raised about the rates of exclusions from schools in Lancashire and the causes of the behaviour behind them.
Bexley: Education Capital Programme »
The review focused on the need for school buildings to promote the work of teaching and learning that goes on inside them.
Bexley: parental expectations and academic achievements »
A review of low progression rates into post-16 education and training, and the part played in this by parental expectations and pupil aspirations.
Bexley: primary school places »
A short review of surplus Primary School Places in the context of the repairs needed to those school buildings.
Bexley: school security »
Considering the academic and financial cost of security-related incidents at schools.
Bexley: services for children with autism »
The review examined the diagnosis of autism in children and looked into service provision and support for children with autism.
Birmingham City Council: Strenthening the Birmingham Family of Schools - The Role of the City Council »
At a time of exceptional change in education, the full impact of which will only become clear in years to come, our Inquiry set out to find what the new strategic role is for the City Council in local education. While it is determined largely by statutory responsibilities.
Birmingham: Better Outcomes for Learning Disabilities »
The BOLD review covered the national picture, particular challenges in Birmingham, personalisation, joint commissioning, the shift from residential homes to community living, market development, employment, transition to adulthood, advocacy and communications.
Birmingham: learning in the 21st Century: 14 - 19 education »
Are we preparing our young people adequately for their futures? This is the question which formed the fundamental impetus for this review, which was undertaken amid concerns of a skills shortage gap, which is expected to rear its head within the next five years.
Birmingham: recruitment, support and retention of teachers »
The purpose of this review was to look at the issues adversely affecting the recruitment and retention of teachers in Birmingham.
Birmingham: school admissions »
This review was carried out to establish the extent to which school admission arrangements for all ages within Birmingham provide the optimum placements for children.
Blyth Valley: Every Child Matters: the cost of Schooling »
A review into the rising cost of schooling in Northumberland.
Bradford: scrutiny of the education budget »
This review was established to look at the effectiveness of three key processes regarding the education budget.
Bradford:Creating a Skilled Workforce »
Bradford: Creating a Skilled Workforce