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Policy and lobbying

Policy and lobbying

Prospect proactively lobbies government on key issues related to the work of professionals in education and children’s services.

House of CommonsMembers can contribute to our policy direction in a number of ways:

  • joining one of our committees
  • becoming a local rep
  • attending events such as the ECS group biennial conference, or national, general or local meetings.

For more information give us a call on 01924 207890 or email us at wakefield@prospect.org.uk.

You can download our submissions, policy documents and responses to consultation exercises from the list below.

 


Home education – call for evidence and revised DfE guidance   info
Prospect's Education and Children's Services Group's response to the consultation on home education
 04 July 2018 

Prospect submission to the Treasury Select Committee Inquiry into childcare and the economy   info
Prospect submission to the Treasury Select Committee Inquiry into childcare and the economy
 07 February 2018 

Education Governance: Fair Funding to Achieve Excellence and Equity in Education – A Consultation   info
Prospect's response to Education Governance: Fair Funding to Achieve Excellence and Equity in Education – A Consultation
 06 October 2017 

ECS Group response to the Scottish Government Governance Review of Scottish Education   info
Education and Children's Services Group response to Empowering teachers, parents and communities to achieve Excellence and Equity in Education: A Governance Review.
 04 January 2017 

Counting the cost of high-quality childcare   info
Nursery owner Alexandra Skvortsov explains why the government's advice to stick to minimum staffing ratios to provide more free hours for two-year olds is unworkable
 15 June 2016 

Aspect Group response to the DfE Consultation on Joint Targeted Reviews of Services to Protect Children   info
In July 2015 the DfE launched a consultation on proposed amendments to the to the Children Act 2004 (Joint Area Reviews) Regulations 2005. The consultation document can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/child-protection-services-joint-agency-reviews
 03 September 2015 

Core principles for educational development and improvement professionals   info
This paper updates and explains six core principles that underpin the Aspect group of Prospect's professional standards for educational development and improvement professionals.
 17 March 2015 

The middle tier in education: a policy position from Prospect   info
This paper outlines the key role of school improvement professionals, stressing that the most successful systems of education benefit from a strong middle tier which works in close partnership with both national government and individual schools.
 09 July 2014 

Standards for Development and Improvement Professionals in Education in England   info
These standards, newly updated by experts within the Aspect group of Prospect, provide the ammunition for school improvement professionals in England to oversee the delivery of quality services in a fast-changing landscape, putting children first
 13 May 2014