behaviour Tag

16 Dec Poverty and Outcomes

Poverty and Outcomes The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has published ‘Does money affect children's outcomes?’. The report finds strong evidence of a causal relationship between household financial resources and children's outcomes. Key points include: Children in lower-income families have worse cognitive, social-behavioural and health outcomes Increasing household income could...

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13 Dec Children’s Commission on Poverty

Children’s Commission on Poverty The Children’s Society has published‘Through Young Eyes’, a report which examines child poverty in the UK from the views of children and young people. Key points include: Currently over 3 million children live in poverty in the UK today 4 in 10 children thought...

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12 Dec Online Safety

Online Safety The Anti-Bullying Alliance has published research across 2200 parents, children and teachers on online safety. It showed: 55% of children accept cyber-bullying as part of everyday life 67% of children would turn to their parents if they were bullied online, but 40% of parents do not know...

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11 Dec Children’s Centres

Children’s Centres 4Children has published the ‘Children’s Centre Census 2013’. Key points include: For the first time, over a million families are using their local Children’s Centre, including two-thirds of disadvantaged families (with at least one child under five) 73% of Children’s Centres report an increase in the...

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10 Dec Participation in Higher Education

Participation in Higher Education The Higher Education Funding Council for England has published ‘Trends in Young Participation in Higher Education’. Key findings include: 38% of those who were 18 in 2011/12 went into higher education, up from 30% of those who were the same age in 1998/99 A...

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10 Dec Children with SEN

SEN Children The Department for Education has published new information on pupils with special educational needs (SEN) alongside further interpretation of existing findings. Key points include: 8.2% of pupils in England with a SEN statement were excluded during the 2011/12 school year, compared with 1.4% of their peers Exclusions were...

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