Every week we’ll be compiling a short list of articles that we’ve noticed in the news and want to share with you. Some of them will be about campaigning and others will be about changes to policy, or relevant policy areas, that may be of interest.
1) Children and Families Act: Budget cuts will undermine SEN reforms warn charities , Laura McCardle, Children and Young People Now
Special educational needs (SEN) charities fear cuts to council budgets and inadequate guidance for professionals will undermine reforms made under the Children and Families Act.
Deaf students must contend with ignorance, bullying and poor provision, writes Henry Hepburn. Yet they are entering further education in large numbers – when will the sector catch up?
3) Ofsted inspections: ‘you’d be better off flipping a coin’ , Padraic Flanagan, The Telegraph
The schools watchdog is criticised over the quality of its inspectors in a report by a right-leaning think tank founded by Michael Gove, the Education Secretary.
4) How does money influence health?, Michaela Benzaval et al, Joseph Rowntree Foundation
This study looks at hundreds of theories to consider how income influences health. There is a graded association between money and health – increased income equates to better health. But the reasons are debated.
The no make-up selfie craze has divided users online, with some arguing the trend is not the best way to help to fight the disease.
Have you spotted any good articles around this week? Leave a comment below to share them with us!