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A stitch in time : tackling educational disengagement : interim report

Report arguing that tackling the issue of educational disengagement successfully involves children's services needing to become more holistic and operating on the principles of early intervention and prevention.

Learning about personalisation : how can we put the learner at the heart of the education system?

Pamphlet arguing that the complexities of modern society mean that the learner has to be placed at the centre of education. It proposes personalised learning as a way of achieving this and explains how education and other public services can be transformed so that they offer genuinely personalised services.

About learning

Report of a study established to look at the whole issue of learning in schools and consider the development of a working vocabulary for practitioners and policymakers centred on the concept of learning for pupils of school age. It also attempts to clarify the concept of learning to learn.

School discipline: your powers and rights as a teacher

Leaflet that highlights the main rights and powers now available to teachers, so as to support work in managing pupil behaviour.

DIY professionalism : futures for teaching

Report asking what kind of teacher professionalism is needed in order to give children the best education and investigating the stress and sense of diminished professionalism that teachers across the English education system often report with a view to enabling teachers to better understand the forces which affect their professional lives.

All about autistic spectrum disorders

This booklet has been written primarily for parents, carers and other family members when a child has been diagnosed as having an autistic spectrum disorder. It will also be of interest to those who are professionally involved, such as teachers, GPs, speech and language therapists and health visitors. This booklet gives information on some of the most common questions, suggests further publications and gives the addresses of useful organisations.

Personal Support for Pupils in Scottish Schools

This report draws directly from evidence gathered from the HMIE inspection programme. It highlights developments in practice and provides an important point of reference for all those involved in designing and taking forward new models of pupil support.

Switched on : how television could turn teachers on to learning

Paper assessing the effectiveness of the teachers continuing professional development resource, Teachers' TV, in the context of how teachers learn and the barriers to teachers' learning.

The Scottish Young Carers Festival report 2008

Report of the development and proceedings of the inaugural Scottish Young Carers Festival which took place at the Broomlee Centre in West Linton on 13th-14th September 2008. The festival's purpose was to gather 500 young carers together and give them the opportunity to air issues important to them and interact with key decision makers to influence the decisions and policies which affect them.

The annual report of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education, children's services and skills 2007/08

Report presenting evidence and findings from the first full year of inspection and regulation carried out by the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills established in April 2007 and covering childcare, children's social care and education and skills provision for learners of all ages.