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Health Minister joins Egenis for public meeting

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Health Minister joins Egenis for public meeting

More than 80 people attended a public meeting organised by Egenis to debate stem cell and embryo research. Health Minister and Exeter MP Ben Bradshaw was among the speakers at the meeting, which took place at Exeter's historic Guildhall. The chair was Dame Suzi Leather, chair of the Charity Commission and former chair of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority. The panel also included Egenis Director Professor John Dupré and Senior Research Fellow Dr Christine Hauskeller, and Clinical Oncologist Dr Liz Toy.


By EGenis UK.


Education Policy Resource.


Comparison of the English Core Primary Curriculum to those of other high performing countrie

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Comparison of the English Core Primary Curriculum to those of other high performing countries

Graham Ruddock and Marian Sainsbury with Tandi Clausen May, Hanna Vappula, Keith Mason, Eira Wyn Patterson, Katie Pyle, Anne Kispal, Rifat Siddiqui, Sarah McNaughton and Felicity Rees The objectives of the study were to establish how the England curriculum for key stage 2 mathematics, science and literacy compared with those of countries showing a high level of performance in international comparative surveys of performance. In particular attention was paid


By NFER, UK.


Education Policy Resource.


Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children's and Young People's Services

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Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children's and Young People's Services

NFER is one of the four core partners in the consortium selected as the preferred bidder to run the new Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children's and Young People's Services. Commissioned by the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF), the Centre is due to be launched in July. Other consortium members are the National Children's Bureau (lead partner), Research in Practice and the Social Care Institute for Excellence.


By NFER, UK.


Education Policy Resource.


The value of social care professionals working in extended schools

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The value of social care professionals working in extended schools

This research, funded through NFER’s Research Development Fund, explores the impact of social care professionals working within the multi-disciplinary environment of an extended school. It identifies a range of different models of multi-agency activity between social care professionals and extended schools, as well as a number of key issues for consideration (including challenges, key factors for success and benefits) when adopting such a collaborative approach.


By NFER, UK.


Education Policy Resource.