The Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006 aimed to improve the way that schools engaged with parents, both individually through parental involvement and collectively through Parent Councils. This report presents the findings of a representative survey of 1,000 parents in Scotland to see whether the new legislation was making a difference by increasing levels of parental involvement and representation.
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.
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.
This resource guide is about teaching and learning communication skills in social work qualifying education. It is intended to be a resource for all of those involved in teaching and learning on the new social work degree.
This Act of Scottish Parliament is in seven parts.
Part 1 looks at codes of conduct for councillors, members of devolved public bodies, revisal of members' codes and the duties of councils and devolved public bodies.
Part 2 of the Act covers methods of enforcing the codes of conduct and investigating any claims which allege a code has been broken.
Part 3 contains general and miscellaneous provisions relating to Parts 1 and 2, including definitions of terms in the Act.
Part 4 details codes of conduct for members of other bodies.
This resource looks at the UK education system. On January 15th 2004 a dozen film crews from the BBC in Bristol went out across the length and breadth of the country to capture a day in the life of education. Each crew followed a single person over their normal day.
Report presenting the findings from annual inspections of childcare, children's social care, local authority services for children, schools, colleges, initial teacher education, adult learning, provision for young people in secure accommodation and the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service in England.
Paper providing an overview of examples of effective and innovative practice in provision for disabled students at various higher education institutions. The purpose is to help other institutions develop their policies and practice in relation to disabled students.