School Readiness School Readiness

A common theme of many reports and debates this year has been the subject of at what age children should start school, or what sort of provi...

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9:25 AM

Finding Information for your Dissertation Finding Information for your Dissertation

It’s that time of year again when final year students flood into the library asking questions about finding information for their dissertati...

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6:59 AM

1940s English School 1940s English School

It's a slow news day and there haven't been any film clips on this site for a while, so take a look at the below. It's a 1940s v...

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6:40 AM

Centres of Excellence? Centres of Excellence?

A new report from the Policy Exchange think tank looks at how Children's Centres are coping with the cuts that have hit the public sect...

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3:09 AM

Best Practice for Schools Best Practice for Schools

This week the CfBT Education Trust has published a series of reports that may be of interest to readers of this site, particularly if you&#...

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8:01 AM

When Should Children Start School? When Should Children Start School?

There are currently a lot of headlines and a lot of noise on social networks relating to a letter which has appeared in today's Telegrap...

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5:56 AM

New National Curriculum Framework New National Curriculum Framework

If you're a teacher or trainee teacher, you're going to need to read today's post... The DfE has just published the framework fo...

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8:53 AM

Teachers' Standards Teachers' Standards

Following a request from one of our new PGCE students yesterday, here's a link to the Teachers' Standards which you'll need to ...

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2:42 AM

Breaking Barriers Breaking Barriers

Breaking Barriers is a new report from the Children's Society which examines the impact of budget cuts on children's centres, and ...

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5:39 AM

Early Years Outcomes Early Years Outcomes

On a similar note to my previous post, the DfE has just published Early Years Outcomes , a piece of non-statutory guidance which sets out th...

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2:16 AM

Universally Speaking Universally Speaking

The Communication Trust has just released a really useful set of booklets which outline where children should be with their communication s...

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6:11 AM

Requires Improvement Requires Improvement

A new publication from the Centre for Social Justice examines disadvantage in the education system in England. Requires Improvement: The Ca...

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3:29 AM

Greater Expectations Greater Expectations

Last week the National Children's Bureau published Greater Expectations: Raising Aspirations for our Children . This is a detailed repor...

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8:12 AM