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Special needs education, e-learning and the reflective...

Date: 01.08.2013

This paper reports on the use of e-portfolios to assess aspects of a one year, post-graduate pre-service teacher education programme within the specific context of special needs education. The rationale for using an e-portfolio for...

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Organisational self-evaluation and teacher education for...

Date: 01.08.2013

During 2004, the School of Education at the University of Ulster embarked on an innovative three-year project designed to embed community relations objectives within initial teacher education. With the advent of more peaceful times in...

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Science education - have we overlooked what we are good at?

Date: 01.08.2013

Education is vital to the UK`s economic prosperity, especially science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. As our engineering and science industries turn over approximately £257bn a year (CBI, 2010), the stakes...

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Estimates of bullying of year 9 pupils in England - GOV.UK

Date: 01.08.2013

Estimates of bullying of year 9 pupils in England...

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Traineeship: Supporting young people to develop the...

Date: 01.08.2013

In January 2013, the Government published a discussion paper setting out its ideas for introducing Traineeships from September 2013. Developed in response to concerns voiced by some employers that young people often lack the right skills...

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Consultation on careers guidance for schools, sixth form...

Date: 01.08.2013

In 2012 the Department for Education held a consultation on Careers guidance for schools, sixth form colleges and further education institutions. The NFER submitted a response to this consultation in August 2012, which is set out in this...

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Reforming Key Stage 4 Qualifications

Date: 01.08.2013

Between September and December 2012 the Department for Education held a consultation on Reforming Key Stage 4 Qualifications. The NFER submitted a response in December 2012. This is set out in this paper. Our comments were of two...

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Removing the statutory duty to deliver work related...

Date: 01.08.2013

In 2012 the Department for Education held a consultation on Removing the statutory duty to deliver work-related learning at Key Stage 4. The NFER submitted a response to this consultation in January 2012, which is set out in this...

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Free schools that opened in 2011: impact assessments -...

Date: 01.08.2013

Aldborough E-ACT Free School: impact assessment - 2011...

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Vocational education: The Wolf Review

Date: 01.08.2013

In 2010 Professor Alison Wolf was commissioned by the Secretary of State for Education to hold a consultation to inform her Review of Vocational Education which was published in 2011. The NFER submitted a response to this consultation in...

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Free schools that opened in 2012: impact assessments -...

Date: 01.08.2013

Alban City School: impact assessment - 2012...

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Free schools that opened in 2013: impact assessments -...

Date: 01.08.2013

Abacus Primary School: impact assesment, 2013...

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`DANCE EDUCATION AT KEY STAGE IS PREDOMINANTLY...

Date: 01.08.2013

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Promoting a Whole School Approach to Healthy Eating in...

Date: 01.08.2013

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Free schools: applicant information for wave 4 - GOV.UK

Date: 01.08.2013

Free schools wave 4: application information...

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