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Safe from bullying in extended services in and around schools

UK Government guidance outlining the types of bullying which might happen in extended services and the actions which can be taken to both stop bullying happening and respond effectively when it does happen.

Still waiting for 'big ideas' on adult skills

Paper making the case that adult skills have traditionally been a largely neglected part of the education and training system in England and recommending bold proposals to redress the balance such as increased direct taxation for adult skills and a compulsory 'national skills saving scheme' similar to the pension account.

Be active, be healthy : a plan for getting the nation moving

Document laying out the UK Government's framework for the delivery of physical activity for adults in England, incorporating sport and based on local needs and building on the physical activity legacy of the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Services for children with disabilities and their families : a guide for parents and carers (Finding out about)

Booklet identifying and describing the range of services available to families with children with disabilities in Scotland. The services cover early years, school, local authority services, play and leisure and health.

Scoping study : linguistic access to education for deaf pupils and students in Scotland

Study looking at the state and complexities of linguistic access to education for deaf pupils and students in Scotland. It describes work which aims to improve linguistic access in education and makes recommendations to improve linguistic access throughout all education sectors.

Learning behaviour : lessons learned : a review of behaviour standards and practices in our schools

Report of the Steer Review of standards of pupil behaviour in schools in England. The report presents the conclusions of the review and makes forty-seven recommendations grouped under the themes of legal powers and duties, supporting the development of good behaviour and raising standards higher.

Disability: a rough guide for widening participation practitioners

Guide intended to assist those whose work brings them into contact with potential and current disabled learners in England by offering information and advice on the issues faced by disabled learners.

Anti-Bullying Network

Website of the Anti-Bullying Network, a charity which offers comprehensive information and resources on how bullying can be tackled.

First measures: a guide to alcohol misuse prevention work with children

This publication is for those working with primary school age children who need to know the best ways to educate and inform them on issues around alcohol misuse. It offers guidance by: summarising what is effective practice in alcohol misuse prevention; summarising key ‘things to think about’ when developing a project; and providing case study examples and comments from children themselves.

The autism toolbox: an autism resource for Scottish schools

The Autism Toolbox for Scottish Schools is designed to support education authorities in the delivery of services and planning for children and young people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in Scotland, and will sit alongside existing local authority resources. It complements the guidance issued on Health and Social Care Services for People with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The intention is to provide a resource to support the inclusion of children and young people with autism spectrum disorder in mainstream education services.