Education http://www.govtoday.co.uk/education/39-children-young-people Tue, 13 Nov 2012 23:36:04 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb School teachers and parents struggling to give careers advice http://www.govtoday.co.uk/education/39-children-young-people/13656-school-teachers-and-parents-struggling-to-give-careers-advice http://www.govtoday.co.uk/education/39-children-young-people/13656-school-teachers-and-parents-struggling-to-give-careers-advice

School teachers and parents are struggling to give the right advice to prepare young people for the world of work.

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vicki.mitchem@govtoday.co.uk (Vicki Mitchem) Children & Young People Fri, 09 Nov 2012 12:13:34 +0000
Call to reform UK apprenticeship scheme http://www.govtoday.co.uk/education/39-children-young-people/13641-call-to-reform-uk-apprenticeship-scheme http://www.govtoday.co.uk/education/39-children-young-people/13641-call-to-reform-uk-apprenticeship-scheme

A group of MPs have called for the National Apprenticeship Scheme (NAS) to be reformed so that it remains relevant in the current climate.

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vicki.mitchem@govtoday.co.uk (Vicki Mitchem) Children & Young People Thu, 08 Nov 2012 16:17:59 +0000
Contradictory statements over nursery places http://www.govtoday.co.uk/education/39-children-young-people/13530-government-s-contradictory-statements-over-funding-for-nursery-places http://www.govtoday.co.uk/education/39-children-young-people/13530-government-s-contradictory-statements-over-funding-for-nursery-places

The Government has made totally contradictory statements over funding for nursery places and early intervention. Stephen Twigg writes to Michael Gove demanding explanation for these inconsistencies

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vicki.mitchem@govtoday.co.uk (Vicki Mitchem) Children & Young People Fri, 02 Nov 2012 17:38:06 +0000
Ofsted on Sure Start Children's Centres http://www.govtoday.co.uk/education/39-children-young-people/13456-ofsted-on-sure-start-children-s-centres http://www.govtoday.co.uk/education/39-children-young-people/13456-ofsted-on-sure-start-children-s-centres

Ofsted has today launched a consultation on proposals for a revised framework for the inspection of Sure Start Children's Centres.

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vicki.mitchem@govtoday.co.uk (Vicki Mitchem) Children & Young People Mon, 29 Oct 2012 13:09:26 +0000
Olympian to inspire Reading pupils http://www.govtoday.co.uk/education/39-children-young-people/13443-olympian-to-inspire-reading-pupils http://www.govtoday.co.uk/education/39-children-young-people/13443-olympian-to-inspire-reading-pupils

Pupils from the John Madejski Academy in Reading are treated to a sporting masterclass with Olympian Alex Danson today.

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vicki.mitchem@govtoday.co.uk (Vicki Mitchem) Children & Young People Fri, 26 Oct 2012 12:45:51 +0100
Councils call for local oversight of academy schools http://www.govtoday.co.uk/education/39-children-young-people/13429-councils-call-for-local-oversight-of-academy-schools http://www.govtoday.co.uk/education/39-children-young-people/13429-councils-call-for-local-oversight-of-academy-schools

Councils should be given back powers to monitor the performance of academies in areas where they form more than half of all secondary schools in order to prevent standards in education from slipping, council leaders said today.

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vicki.mitchem@govtoday.co.uk (Vicki Mitchem) Children & Young People Fri, 26 Oct 2012 10:07:41 +0100