Articles from National Audit Office (NAO)

NAO report on supporting disadvantaged families through free early education and childcare entitlements in England

The take-up of free early education and childcare places and the quality of childcare providers is lower in the most deprived areas of England, according to the National Audit Office (NAO). This risks increasing the development gap between disadvantaged children and their peers, and could have a negative impact on social mobility.

Investigation into university technical colleges - Sector Response

Today (30 Oct) the National Audit Office (NAO) publishes an "Investigation into UTCs" report on university technical colleges. UTCs are a type of free school that focus on providing technical education, mainly to students aged 14 to 19.

Some children with special educational needs and disabilities #SEND are receiving high-quality support but many are missing out

NAO report on Support for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities in England While some children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are receiving high-quality support, many others are not getting the help they should, according to the National Audit Office (NAO). Local authorities are coming under growing financial pressure as the demand for supporting school pupils with the greatest needs rises.

Investigation into the response to cheating in English language tests

In 2014 the BBC’s Panorama programme uncovered examples of organised fraud taking place during Secure English Language Tests (SELTs) required under immigration rules for students and other visas.

Supporting disabled people into work #FutureofEmployment

In 2017, the government set a goal to see 1 million more disabled people in work in the 10 years to 2027. The Department for Work & Pensions (the Department) and the Department of Health & Social Care also produced a command paper, Improving Lives, to support this.

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