40% of students under the government’s assessment are “failing”. The RSA argues we need a radical shift in support for students at post-16 study.
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On no other day do you see the parity of esteem between mental health and physical health more openly tested in public awareness campaigns.
Charlotte Alldritt discusses the findings of the latest Open Public Services Network project which opens up data on mental health services provision.
Jo Johnson, Minister for Universities and Science, hit the proverbial nail on the head as he set out his vision for the Higher Education sector on Wednesday this. As well as a renewed focus on quality teaching, “universities”, ...
Data isn’t just a bit of bureaucracy. It allows people to amplify their voice and participate in the system
The data revealed that the curriculum a pupil will be taught in an English school varies according to whether they live in a wealthy or poor neighbourhood.
Only the previous week MPs concluded that central government has far too little oversight of schools, which is why serious problems such as Birmingham’s Trojan horse scandal could fester unnoticed. The tension about who holds ...
11th February 2015
Schools in deprived neighbourhoods are denying young people access to subjects deemed ‘more difficult’, according to the latest analysis by the Open Public Services Network at the RSA.
Our data shows that access to subjects such as triple science and language GCSEs vary enormously, with young people in poor neighbourhoods either denied access or strongly encouraged not to take up certain subjects.
11th September 2013
It is no surprise that parents struggle to make sense of data about schools: there is just so much of it. School league tables are among the most frequently viewed official datasets, but few of us use them to make decisions. ...