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UK Department for Education, 2021
In 2017, the government launched Career Learning Pilots in order to test the design and provision of various training approaches for working adults with low to intermediate skills. As part of this initiative, the Department for Education provided approximately £11.3 million in funding to pilot projects that offered flexible and accessible ways of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pilot Projects, Adult Students, Student Participation
Conlon, Gavan; Lader, Rohit; Halterbeck, Maike; Hedges, Sophie – UK Department for Education, 2021
London Economics were commissioned by the Department for Education to undertake an analysis of: (1) The price elasticity of international student enrolments with respect to changes in the level of tuition fees charged -- separately at undergraduate and postgraduate level, and for EU and non-EU domiciled students; and (2) The potential impact on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Higher Education, Foreign Students
UK Department for Education, 2021
The United Kingdom (UK) Government has committed to the creation of a National Retraining Scheme, which will aim to prepare workers for future changes to the economy, including through automation, to retrain into better jobs. This will help to address challenges to the economy, including automation and advances in technology that are changing the…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Decision Making, Foreign Countries, Access to Education
UK Department for Education, 2021
Starting this Parliament, the United Kingdom (UK) Government is providing £2.5 billion (£3 billion when including Barnett funding for devolved administrations) for a new National Skills Fund (NSF). This is a significant investment which has the potential to deliver new opportunities to generations of adults who may have been previously left…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Training, Retraining, Job Skills
UK Department for Education, 2021
Starting this Parliament, the United Kingdom (UK) Government is providing £2.5 billion (£3 billion when including Barnett funding for devolved administrations) for a new National Skills Fund (NSF) to help adults learn valuable skills and prepare for the economy of the future. The NSF builds on extensive user research and engagement with local…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Training, Retraining, National Programs
UK Department for Education, 2021
At every stage since the start of the pandemic, decisions across education and care have been informed by the scientific and medical evidence -- both on the risks of COVID-19 infection, transmission and illness, and on the known risks to children and young people not attending school and college -- balancing public health and education…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Government Role
UK Department for Education, 2021
This report presents the Education Policy Institute and Renaissance Learning's first assessment of the learning loss experienced by pupils in England as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The analysis is based on the results achieved by pupils in the first half of the 2020/21 autumn term (up to and including 25 October 2020) in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, Achievement Gains
UK Department for Education, 2021
International policy and practice reviews support policy development by learning what works, in what contexts, and why. They also provide the opportunity to consider how that learning might be effectively translated to the English context. Three years after the publication of the 2017 Careers Strategy (ED612489) (Department for Education, 2017),…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Career Development, Occupational Information, Foreign Countries
Straw, Suzanne; Lynch, Sarah; Stanford, Caroline; McCrone, Tami; Bradley, Eleanor – UK Department for Education, 2021
Between June 2018 and November 2020, the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) conducted an evaluation of the Tailored Support Programme (TSP) on behalf of the Department for Education (DfE). The aim of the evaluation was to explore perceptions of the TSP and, in particular, gather data on: reasons for engagement; what was delivered;…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Evaluation, Consultation Programs, Teacher Recruitment
Kuhn, Lisa; Bradshaw, Sally; Donkin, Angela; Fletcher, Lydia; Liht, Jose; Wheater, Rebecca – UK Department for Education, 2021
Recent national and international evidence suggests that the wellbeing of young people in the UK has decreased. The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2018 national reports for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (Sizmur et al., 2019a; Sizmur et al., 2019b; Sizmur et al., 2019c) identified cause for concern for 15-year-old…
Descriptors: Well Being, Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, International Assessment
UK Department for Education, 2021
Between June 2018 and November 2020, the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) conducted an evaluation of the Tailored Support Programme (TSP) on behalf of the Department for Education (DfE). The aim of the evaluation was to explore perceptions of the TSP and, in particular, gather data on: reasons for engagement; what was delivered;…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Consultation Programs, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Persistence
UK Department for Education, 2021
This guidance applies to all schools and colleges and is for: headteachers, teachers and staff governing bodies, proprietors and management committees It sets out the legal duties that must be followed to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people under the age of 18 in schools and colleges. It is divided into five parts: (1)…
Descriptors: School Safety, Child Safety, Legal Responsibility, School Administration
UK Department for Education, 2021
This document provides information on who is eligible for undergraduate, postgraduate and further education financial support from Student Finance England. It is designed to assist with the interpretation of The Education (Student Support) Regulations 2011 (as amended) (the Regulations) and is for Student Finance England students only.
Descriptors: Eligibility, Student Financial Aid, Foreign Countries, Paying for College
Atfield, Gaby; Hunt, Wil; Luchinskaya, Daria – UK Department for Education, 2021
Given the recent focus on the employability and earnings of university graduates in the UK, there is a need to explore the employability initiatives offered by higher education institutions (HEIs). Work placements and work experience offered through HEIs aim to improve students' job readiness, and ability to secure suitable jobs after graduation,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, College Graduates, Employment Potential
UK Department for Education, 2021
The term 'SEN Support' describes the actions taken to support pupils and students in mainstream settings who have been identified as having special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), but who do not have an education, health and care (EHC) plan. Pupils receiving SEN support comprise just over 12% of all pupils in England. This report…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Education, Special Needs Students, Students with Disabilities
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