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The Children's Fund was introduced in 2001 in response to government policy which highlighted the need for improved services to prevent the negative effects of child poverty and reduce the risk of social exclusion. Between September 2002 and March 2003, 18 first wave fund partnerships were inspected. This report covers a further eight partnerships, mostly from the second wave.
- 10 Dec 2004
- Ref 2295
This factsheet explains how the Commission for Social Care Inspection and the Children's Rights Director work with children and young people.
- 01 Apr 2004
- Ref 20074016
The national strategy for Key Stage 3 is run by the Department for Education and Skills. The aim is to raise standards by improving teaching and learning, developing cross-curricular skills, such as literacy and numeracy, and helping pupils who enter Year 7 with attainment below level 4 in the National Curriculum to make faster progress.
- 22 Mar 2004
- Ref 2090
The Department for Education and Skills (DfES) introduced the Primary Leadership Programme in the summer term 2003 with the aim of strengthening collaborative leadership and responsibility for teaching and learning in English and mathematics in primary schools. The programme was developed by the DfES and the National College for School Leadership working in partnership. Ofsted inspectors monitored the programme in the late summer and autumn terms of 2003 in 14 LEAs.
- 20 Aug 2004
- Ref 2301
The objectives of this survey are to inform the development of government, funding council and college policies by reporting on how effectively colleges currently identify and respond to the needs of employers and to highlight instances and characteristics of best practice. In particular, inspectors have sought to ascertain how, and to what effect, colleges are:
- identifying employers' needs
- reconfiguring their provision to meet these needs
- developing a curriculum in response to employers' requirements
- promoting the employment prospects and employability of their full-time students
- planning for and managing this activity.
- 15 Nov 2004
- Ref 2358
The School Sports Partnerships Programme (originally called the School Sport Co-ordinator Programme) was launched in September 2000. The overall objective is to increase the percentage of 5-16-year-old schoolchildren in England who spend a minimum of two hours each week on high-quality PE and school sport within and beyond the curriculum to 75% by 2006.
- 01 Jul 2004
- Ref 2150
Ofsted inspected the transition from the Foundation Stage to Key Stage 1 and the introduction of the Foundation Stage Profile over three terms in 2003.
- 19 May 2004
- Ref 2221
In 2000, the Secretary of State for Education and Skills said that: 'over time, all pupils in primary schools who wish to will have the opportunity to learn a musical instrument'. In 2002, local education authorities (LEAs) were invited to participate in pilot programmes to explore the delivery of this aim. Ofsted was asked to evaluate 12 pilots. Tuning in... complements a DVD about the pilots.
- 03 Mar 2004
- Ref 1734