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The literacy score is a new measure of literacy vulnerability developed by the National Literacy trust and Experian. Together they have created constituency literacy rankings which measure literacy need in every electoral ward and in each parliamentary constituency in England.
Foundation Online Learning, the online learning hub from the Education and Training Foundation, gives you access to a whole range of professional development and training. The resources are free of charge and include English and maths self-evaluation tools, and a course to help you improve the teaching of maths and English.
The Skills Funding Agency has published draft adult education funding and performance management rules for August 2017 to July 2018, which will apply to all providers of education and training who receive adult education budget funding.
Two distinct but linked exemplar curricula to support the teaching of revised Functional Skills maths and English at all levels (Entry 1- Level 2) are now in development.
The group is calling for people to be required to learn English before coming to live in the UK, or be enrolled in compulsory ESOL classes when they arrive.
The latest report from the Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa) has shown no significant improvement for the UK in mathematics performance over the past 3 years.
The Education and Training Foundation, working with a variety of sector bodies, has produced revised guidance on the qualifications in education, training and assessment available and relevant for working in the post-16 education and training sector.
The Ofsted Annual Report shows that many general FE colleges are struggling to recruit and retain enough skilled and experienced teachers of GCSE maths and English, and that for many students, an alternative level 2 qualification may be a more appropriate means of improving their maths and English and ensuring that they are ready for work.
In July 2015, at the request of the then Prime Minister and Home Secretary, Dame Louise Casey was asked to undertake a review into integration and opportunity in our most isolated and deprived communities. This report sets out the findings of that review.
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