Formerly Department for Children, Schools and Families
The former Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) – one of the government departments set up by the Prime Minister on 28 June 2007 to replace the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) – was responsible for improving the focus on all aspects of policy affecting children and young people, as part of the Government's aim to deliver educational excellence. More...
DfE - Department for Education
The Department for Education was formed on 12 May 2010 and is responsible for education and children's services. Current aims of the Department include 'giving greater autonomy to schools', 'improving parental choice', 'offering more support for the poorest', 'whole system improvement', and 'great quality provision for children'. The Department aims to fulfil these aims through the Academies programme, allowing parents to set up their own schools, a pupil premium to address deep-rooted disadvantage, expanding Teach First, and bringing Sure Start back to its original purpose. More...
The Annual Report Of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education, Children's Services And Skills 2012/13
'The Annual Report Of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education, Children's Services And Skills 2012/13 (HC 855)' is underpinned by the findings of more than 8,500 inspections carried out in 2012-13 of schools, adult ...more
'Department For Education: Establishing Free Schools (HC 881)' finds that the Department for Education (DFE)' has made clear progress in implementing its Free Schools programme by opening 174 such schools since 2010. ...more
The report 'School Partnerships And Cooperation (HC 269)' examines the government's proposals for schools to take more responsibility for themselves and each other, and deliver a school system that looks not to local authorities ...more
The School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document (the Document - Section 2 - the statute) comes into force on 1 September 2013, contains the statutory requirements for teachers' pay and conditions that maintained schools and local authorities in England and Wales must abide by....more
The School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document (the Document - Section 2 - the statute) came into force on 1 September 2012, contains the statutory requirements for teachers' pay and conditions that maintained schools and ...more
Children's Needs - Parenting Capacity - Child Abuse: Parental Mental Illness, Learning Disability, Substance Misuse and Domestic Violence
This second edition of 'Children's Needs - Parenting Capacity' provides an update on the impact of parental problems, such as substance misuse, domestic violence, learning disability and mental illness, on children's welfare. ...more
'Child Poverty in the UK: The Report on the 2010 Target' finds that the target set by the Child Poverty Act 2010 to reduce the number of children living in relative income poverty by half from 1998-99 to 2011-12, was not met....more
The Department for Education provides funding for local authorities to pay for three and four year olds to receive their entitlement to 15 hours of free education each week. 'The Free ...more
'Department for Education: Accountability and Oversight of Education and Children's Services (HC 1957)' looks at how the Department for Education ...more
Just a year's exposure to a high-performing teacher can have a lasting impact on pupils – building confidence, earnings and well-being later in life, the report 'Great Teachers: Attracting, Training and Retaining the Best (HC 1515-I)' finds....more