Posts tagged Report
Timpson Review Report May 2019

The full Timpson Review Report from the Department for Education looking into the number of school exclusions and underlying trends in those exclusions. Key findings include:

  • 7% of permanently excluded children achieved good passes in GCSE English and Maths in 2016/17

  • 4.5% of children educated in Alternative Provision settings achieved good passes in GCSE English and Maths in 2016/17

  • Over 1/3 of children who completed Key Stage 4 in Alternative Provision settings go on to be NEET (not in Education, Employment or Training).

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Youth Work Inquiry Final Report April 2019

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Youth Affairs (APPG) has released its final report of the Inquiry into youth work in England. The report has found that youth work is capable of reaching children who may otherwise remain inaccessible and helps build trusted relationships with adults who can help them access the support they need.

The report concludes that there should be a minister responsible for young people and youth work, that there needs to be a greater investment in youth work, that the Government should introduce a statutory duty and that there should be guidance that defines the minimum and protected level of youth service.

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"Tackling inequalities faced by Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities" Women and Equalities Committee Report

The Women and Equalities Committee have published a report on the social inequalities faced by Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities, covering topics such as education and health.

Findings from the report include:

  • entrenched stereotypes in schools leads to children being taken out of education

  • fear of children being removed from parents’ care prevents families accessing social services,

  • a lack of data on Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities leads to a failure to tackle these inequalities.

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Report: Childhood maltreatment and adult suicidality: a comprehensive systematic review with meta-analysis

A research report from researchers based at the University of South Wales and University of Manchester detailing a systematic review of 68 studies examining the relationship between different types of child abuse and rates of suicide amongst adults. They have found an increased risk for suicide attempts and suicidal ideation was identified in adults who experienced sexual, physical or emotional abuse as children compared with adults who have not experienced maltreatment during childhood.

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