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Essential in a knowledge-based economy is the role of education and training, and policy towards youth and sport. Factors supporting growth and employment by encouraging the emergence of a highly qualified and adaptable population, they also strengthen social cohesion and active citizenship within the European Union (EU). Through education, training, youth and sport programmes, the EU is developing and strengthening the European dimension, promoting mobility and encouraging international cooperation. The EU supports and complements Member States’ actions in accordance with Articles 165 and 166 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.
Audiovisual and media, culture, education and training, sport, youth
Legal resource for those who advise children with special educational needs or their parents. Resources include eaflets, articles and FAQs.
Law Resources: Legal Education
A site with lots of information for students who want to study law. Articles on getting a training contract, writing cover letters, and making the most of your time at university.
Publisher: Acumen Professional Intelligence Ltd
Services: Legal Education
Provides a wide range of conferences, distance learning and written courses for executives at all levels of their career.
BVC (full and part-time), LPC (full-time), CPD, LLM in Criminal litigation (full and part-time)
LBS Legal is a niche practice which provides expert advice to legal practices in every aspect of professional conduct, regulatory compliance and practice management. We assist practices with practice governance, interim practice management, quality assurance and Lexcel accreditation. We provide support and advice relating to regulatory compliance, risk management and offer CPD accredited training.
Board-based simulation, designed for law students and graduates to be a managing partner of a law firm for a day. Start, run and expand your law firm in competition with other teams. It is an innovative and exciting way to understanding the business aspect of legal practice.
Innovative publisher of online legal training (including CPD) and news for qualified and student lawyers in the UK and internationally.
Offer a range of practical, interactive and engaging legal training courses developed for solicitors. View our course options or enquire online today.
A joint foundation between the University of Oxford and Oxford Brookes University, offers the Legal Practice Course (LPC) in both full and part time modes for Law Graduates wishing to become solicitors. It also offers the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test (QLTT) for internationally qualified lawyers wishing to practise as a solicitor in England and Wales.
Revision courses for LLB and GDL students, online courses in support of the University of London LLB (External) and information about legal education in the UK.
We supply audio recordings to lawyers. We have full CPD accreditation from the following bodies: the Bar Standards Board; the Solicitors Regulation Authority; the Institute of Legal Executives; the Council of Licensed Conveyancers; and The Faculty Office.
Major provider of post-qualification training. Highly qualified trainers with extensive practical experience of their subject. Courses are user-friendly, supportive, created to meet the student’s needs.
The most comprehensive, searchable database of training and networking events for lawyers offering access to over 5,000 courses and conferences covering a wide range of practice areas, skills and management courses from over 40 of the leading training providers and conference producers.
UKCLE closed on 31 July 2011. It promoted the development of learning and teaching in legal education at both the academic and vocational stages.
The Directory: Community Support and Advice
Independent advice centre for parents, offering information about state education in England and Wales for 5-16 year olds, plus advice on many topics like exclusion from school, bullying, special educational needs and school admission appeals.
IPSEA offers free and independent advice on Local Education Authorities' legal duties to assess and provide for children with special educational needs, and advice and representation when appealing to the Special Educational Needs Tribunal.
The Directory: Courts and Tribunals: Tribunals
We’re responsible for handling appeals against local authority decisions regarding special educational needs, including a refusal to: assess a child’s educational, health and care (EHC) needs make a statement of their special educational needs reassess their special educational needs create an EHC plan change what’s in a child’s special educational needs statement or EHC plan maintain the statement or EHC plan We also handle appeals against decisions to refuse people under 18 in custody: an EHC assessment an EHC plan after assessment a placement to a suitable school or other institution after their release We also handle appeals against discrimination by schools or local authorities due to a child’s disability.
The Directory: Government Departments
Responsible for improving all aspects of education and chilsren's services.
Form: Apply to open a special or alternative provision free school
Guidance: Department for Education non-executive appointments
Transparency data: Alternative provision innovation fund
Guidance: Independent special schools and colleges
Policy paper: Treating students fairly: response to the House of Lords report
Guidance: Devolution of adult education functions: the transition year - memorandum of understanding
Research and analysis: School leadership in an international context
Research and analysis: Secondary school choice and selection: national preferences data
The Directory: Government Departments: Non-ministerial
The Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted) regulates and inspects childcare and children's social care. It also inspects schools, colleges, initial teacher education, work-based learning and skills training, adult and community learning, education and training in prisons and other secure establishments, and the Children and Family Court Advisory Support Service (Cafcass). Additionally, Ofsted assesses children's services in local areas, and inspects services for looked-after children, safeguarding and child protection. Ofsted is a non-ministerial department of the Department for Education.
Statistical data set: School inspections and outcomes: management information
Statistical data set: Further education and skills inspections and outcomes: management information from December 2015 to August 2018
Speech: Matthew Coffey's speech to the Unlocked Graduates event, University of Suffolk
News story: Ofsted Online service is available
Guidance: Children's social care providers: variation fees
Guidance: Register as a provider of children's social care services
Guidance: Inspecting non-association independent schools: leaflet for schools
Guidance: Inspecting independent schools: pre-registration and material change inspections
The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) maintains standards in educational qualifications, including GCSEs and A levels in England and a wide range of vocational qualifications in England and Northern Ireland. It also regulates the National Curriculum assessments in England. Ofqual is a non-ministerial department of the Department for Education
Official Statistics: Special consideration in GCSE and A Level: summer 2017 exam series
Transparency data: Papers for the Ofqual Board's March 2018 meeting
Section I - Appeals and certificates
Section J - Interpretation and definitions
Section E - Design and development of qualifications
Section A - Governance
Using the Ofqual Handbook
The Directory: Judiciary
Directly responsible for training full and part-time judges in England and Wales, and for overseeing the training of Lay magistrates and chairmen and members of Tribunals.
The Directory: Law Associations: International
A membership body of around 30 000 students and recent graduates who are interested in law and have demonstrated commitment to international issues.
The Directory: Law Associations: Lawyers
A division of the Law Society with an independent voice, representsing all student members of the Law Society enrolled through the SRA, trainees, and solicitors with up to five years' active PQE.
The Directory: Law Associations: Related
Made up of law teachers from both higher and further education, and for 35 years has played an active role at the heart of legal education. It has an international membership and maintains close links with other national and international organisations pursuing similar interests.
Promotes the use of technology in legal education throughout the UK and Ireland.