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Topic: Children's services

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National newsletter: EducationEye, November 2016
info 2-Dec-2016 16:17
Prospect's journal for members in education and children's services. Contents include: Standards will suffer as councils lose school improvement funding; shortage of qualified nursery teachers; Scottish Government plans for the governance of schools; grammar schools: the great divide; Information, Advice and Support Services for children and young people with SEND; lessons from recent Uber case; TUC report; briefings; subject associations round-up

National newsletter: EducationEye, July 2016
info 6-Jul-2016 11:55
Magazine for members of Prospect's Education and Children's Services group. Contents include: system-wide failings let down children with SEND; children's professionals come together; forced academies – what now?; serious questions about "free" childcare extension; children let down by mental health services; school building defects in Edinburgh; education debate at national conference, plus more.

Knowledge Document: Counting the cost of high-quality childcare
info 15-Jun-2016 11:23
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

National newsletter: EducationEye, Spring 2016
info 12-Apr-2016 11:51
Prospect’s magazine for members in education and children’s services. Spring 2016 issue. Contents include: Children will pay price of forced academies policy; Counting the cost of 'free' childcare; New schools free-for-all – government agency land purchases; Bringing the boardroom to the classroom – a Prince's Trust project; School funding plans endanger democracy; Prospect workers' rights and EU campaigns, plus more

National newsletter: EducationEye, Autumn 2015
info 8-Dec-2015 16:12
Prospect's magazine for members in education and children's services. Autumn 2015 issue

National newsletter: Aspect Group Northern Ireland Members' Bulletin
info 26-Mar-2015 15:22
Education Authority established on April 1 2015 As the new education authority comes into existence, there have been several meetings with DE officials and management from the Education Authority Implementation Team to ensure the terms and conditions and rights of Aspect members are protected when they transfer into the new organisation. Over the next few weeks further meetings are planned to iron out any issues or difficulties that may arise. The main elements of the transfer are outlined below:-

National newsletter: EducationEye Spring 2015
info 26-Mar-2015 11:28
First issue of the redesigned magazine for members in Prospect's Aspect group. Contents include: Time to engage – Prospect's vision for education in the run-up to the general election; pay update; Going full circle – the work of school governors; Ministers urged to rethink baseline testing; Light at the end of the tunnel – developments in teacher training; plus more

National newsletter: Improvement magazine
info 15-Dec-2014 14:08
The Autumn/Winter edition of Improvement, for members in education services. Contents include: News round-up, Life after Gove, Breaches of faith (the Trojan Horse controversy), Ofsted: what does the future hold?, Breaking the silence on mental health issues at work, Digital childhoods, Scottish Learning Festival, Save Childhood Movement, Good work, Reviews and Briefings plus more