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Attendance Statistical Release

By Hayley Smith on

On 23 March 2017, the Department for Education published their statistical first release of pupil absence in schools in England 2015/2016. The report highlights that overall absence, across state-funded primary schools, secondary and special schools, has remained the same at 4.6% and has stayed at this level since 2013/14.

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Careers Advice

Choices Careers Exhibition

By Leanne Kirk on

One Education Careers were incredibly proud to be invited along to this year’sChoices exhibition, which took place at Manchester’s Event City on 29-30 March. With iPads in hand, we managed to speak to a huge number of young people, helping them to make sense of their options and the vast array of information on offer.

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Dyslexia Action Administration

By Jo Gray on

On 13 April, Dyslexia Action announced it had gone into administration after 40 years of providing support to many children and adults with dyslexia.

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Snap Election & Education

By Jane Sowerby on

In retrospect, it seems that both Justine Greening and Nick Gibb were gearing up for the election treadmill leading up to Easter. The Secretary of State spoke at length at the end of March about social mobility being the driving focus for the DfE...

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Term-time Holidays Ruling

By Carrie-Ann Varey on

After two years of uncertainty, educational establishments finally have clarity; a Supreme Court Ruling this week revealed that Jon Platt did not act lawfully when he removed his daughter from school during term time to take her on a holiday to Florida.

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Therapeutic Interventions

Mental health update

By Colette Flynn on

The Department for Education and wider government agencies call for specialist training so that professionals working with children and young people are better equipped to support their mental health needs.

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