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									                                                                                    October 2007

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14-19                   (1)            Further Education                      Reading                  (1)
Academy schools         (2)            Institutions              (2)          Road safety              (1)
Alternative education   (1)            GCSEs                     (1)          Safeguarding             (7)
Anti social behaviour   (1)            Gender                    (1)          School libraries         (1)
Apprenticeships         (1)            Geography education       (1)          School meals             (1)
Assessment              (1)            Graduate employment (1)                Science education        (1)
Child abuse             (5)            Head teachers             (1)          Season of birth          (1)
Child development       (1)            Health                    (1)          Secondary education      (1)
Child support           (2)            Healthcare                (2)          Sectarianism             (1)
Childcare               (4)            Healthy eating            (1)          Self evaluation          (1)
Childcare markets       (1)            Higher education          (3)          Service delivery         (1)
Children's Centres      (2)            Higher education funding               Sexual abuse             (1)
Children's Services     (2)                                      (1)          Skills                   (2)
Children's Services                    ICT                       (2)          Social inclusion         (1)
markets                 (1)            ICT initiatives           (2)          Special educational needs
Citizenship             (5)            Independent education (1)                                       (3)
Citizenship education   (2)            Inspection                (2)          Sport                    (2)
Community cohesion      (1)            International education (2)            State education          (1)
Community languages (1)                Leadership                (3)          Student fees             (1)
Creativity              (2)            Literacy                  (1)          Student finance          (1)
Crime                   (2)            Looked after children     (2)          Sustainable development
Cultural activities     (1)            Mainstream education (1)                                        (1)
Curricula               (1)            Mobility                  (1)          Teacher attitudes        (1)
Disabilities            (2)            Multi-agency working      (1)          Teacher quality          (2)
Discrimination          (1)            Museums                   (1)          Teacher training         (2)
Domestic violence       (3)            Newly qualified teachers (1)           Teaching strategies      (1)
Drug use                (1)            Parent - school relationship           USA                      (2)
E-assessment            (1)                                      (1)          Voluntary sector         (1)
E-learning              (1)            Parental attitudes        (1)          Welfare                  (2)
Early childhood         (1)            Parental choice           (1)          Welsh language           (2)
Educational outcomes (3)               Parental involvement      (3)          Widening participation (HE)
Educational policy      (1)            Partnerships              (2)                                   (1)
Educational quality     (1)            Physical Education        (1)          Work related curriculum (1)
Employment              (4)            Poverty                   (2)          Work skills              (2)
Equal opportunities     (1)            Primary education         (2)          Workforce                (1)
Ethnic minorities       (1)            Primary Review            (1)          Writing                  (2)
Every Child Matters agenda             Professional development               Young offenders          (2)
                        (2)                                      (1)          Young people             (3)
Families                (3)            Public policy             (3)          Young people's views     (1)
Family support services (1)            Pupil attitudes           (1)          Youth engagement         (7)
Financial literacy      (1)            Pupil grouping            (1)          Youth services           (3)
Funding                 (1)            Pupil participation       (1)
Further and Higher                     Pupil performance         (1)
education               (1)            Qualification reform      (1)
14-19
Department for Children, Schools and Families (2007). Building on the best: final report and
implementation plan of the review of 14-19 work-related learning. London: DCSF. [online].
Available: http://www.dfes.gov.uk/14-19/documents/14-19workrelatedlearning_web.pdf [October,
2007].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Academy schools
Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (2007). Academies, trusts and higher
education: prospectus. London: DIUS. [online]. Available:
http://www.dius.gov.uk/publications/prospectus.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS)

House of Commons. Committee of Public Accounts (2007). The academies programme. Fifty–
second report of session 2006–07. Report, together with formal minutes, oral and written
evidence. London: TSO. [online]. Available:
http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200607/cmselect/cmpubacc/402/402.pdf [October,
2007].
Website: UK Parliament

Alternative education
Kendall, S., Wilkin, A., Kinder, K., Gulliver, C., Harland, J., Martin, K. and White, R. (2007).
Effective alternative provision. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dfes.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RW002.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Anti social behaviour
Flint, J., Green, S., Hunter, C., Nixon, J., Parr, S., Manning, J., Wilson, I., Pawson, H., Davidson,
E. and Sanderson, D. (2007). The impact of local antisocial behaviour strategies at the
neighbourhood level. Edinburgh: Scottish Government. [online]. Available:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/200520/0053611.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Scottish Government

Apprenticeships
Misko, J., Nguyen, N. and Saunders, J. (2007). Doing an apprenticeship: what young people
think. Adelaide, SA: NCVER. [online]. Available:
http://www.ncver.edu.au/research/core/cpo506.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)

Assessment
National Center for Education Statistics (2007). The nation's report card: reading 2007.
Washington, DC: NCES. [online]. Available:
http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/pdf/main2007/2007496.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) - USA

Child abuse
Bovarnick, S. (2007). Child protection research briefing: child neglect. London: NSPCC. [online].
Available: http://www.nspcc.org.uk/Inform/research/Briefings/childneglectPDF_wdf51503.pdf
[October, 2007].
Website: National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)

Department for Children, Schools and Families (2007). Review of implementation of guidance on
handling allegations of abuse against those who work with children and young people.
Consultation. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dfes.gov.uk/consultations/conDocument.cfm?consultationId=1503 [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)
Irenyi, M. (2007). Responding to children and young people's disclosures of abuse. Melbourne,
VIC: AIFS. [online]. Available: http://www.aifs.gov.au/nch/pubs/brief/pb2/pb2.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS)

Pinheiro, P.S. (2007). World report on violence against children. Geneva: United Nations. [online].
Available: http://www.crin.org/docs/UNVAC_World_Report_on_Violence_against_Children.pdf
[October, 2007].
Website: Child Rights Information Network (CRIN)

Wallace, I. and Bunting, L. (2007). An examination of local, national and international
arrangements for the mandatory reporting of child abuse: the implications for Northern Ireland.
Belfast: NSPCC Northern Ireland. [online]. Available:
http://www.nspcc.org.uk/Inform/publications/Downloads/mandatoryreportingNI_wdf51133.pdf
[October, 2007].
Website: National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)

Child development
Carneiro, P., Crawford, C. and Goodman, A. (2007). The impact of early cognitive and non-
cognitive skills on later outcomes. London: LSE, CEE. [online]. Available:
http://cee.lse.ac.uk/cee%20dps/ceedp92.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Centre for the Economics of Education (CEE)

Child support
BMRB Social Research (2007). Child maintenance redesign survey: indications of future
behaviours and choices. London: DWP. [online]. Available:
http://www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/rports2007-2008/rrep444.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) - UK

Bullen, C. (2007). Child maintenance: the eligible population in Great Britain. London: DWP.
[online]. Available: http://www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/WP41.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) - UK

Childcare
Atkinson, A., Finney, A. and McKay, S. (2007). Health, disability, caring and employment:
longitudinal analysis. London: DWP. [online]. Available:
http://www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/rports2007-2008/rrep461.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) - UK

Buck, K. (2007). Still home alone? Developing 'next generation' care for older children. London:
4Children. [online]. Available:
http://www.4children.org.uk/uploads/information/StillHomeAlone_web.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: 4Children

Buckingham, J. (2007). Child care: who benefits? St Leonards, NSW: CIS. [online]. Available:
http://www.cis.org.au/issue_analysis/IA89/ia89.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Centre for Independent Studies (CIS) - Australia

McKay, S. and Atkinson, A. (2007). Disability and caring among families with children: family
employment and poverty characteristics. London: DWP. [online]. Available:
http://www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/rports2007-2008/rrep460.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) - UK

Childcare markets
Deloitte MCS Ltd (2007). Determining the optimum supply of children's residential care. London:
DCSF. [online]. Available: http://www.dfes.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RW023.pdf
[October, 2007].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families

Children's Centres
Capacity (2007). Children's Centres: ensuring that families most in need benefit. London:
Capacity. [online]. Available: http://www.capacityltd.org.uk/Childrens_Centres_Report.pdf
[October, 2007].
Website: Capacity Ltd

McInnes, K. (2007). A practitioner's guide to interagency working in children's centres: a review of
literature. London: Barnardo's. [online]. Available:
http://www.barnardos.org.uk/a_practitioner_s_guide_to_interagency_working_-_final_report_-
_april_2007.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Barnardo’s

Children's Services
Scottish Government (2007). The report on the consultation responses: the draft Children's
Services (Scotland) Bill. Edinburgh: Scottish Government. [online]. Available:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/199086/0053198.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Scottish Government

Welsh Assembly Government (2007). Towards a stable life and a brighter future. Guidance and
regulations on measures to strengthen arrangements for the: i. placement, health, education and
well-being of looked after children and young people; and ii. Responsible Commissioner for
secondary health care for vulnerable children placed away from home. Cardiff: WAG. [online].
Available: http://new.wales.gov.uk/docrepos/40382/dhss/510356/1549274?lang=en [October,
2007].
Website: Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) - Wales

Children's Services markets
Page, J., Whitting, G. and Mclean, C. (2007). Engaging effectively with black and minority ethnic
parents in children's and parental services. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dfes.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RR013.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Citizenship
Department for Communities and Local Government (2007). Statistical release. Citizenship
survey: April - June 2007, England & Wales. London: DCLG. [online]. Available:
http://www.communities.gov.uk/documents/corporate/pdf/citizenshipsurveyaprjun2007 [October,
2007].
Website: Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG)

Foster, L.K. (2007). Preparing youth to participate in state policy making. Sacramento, CA:
California State Library, California Research Bureau. [online]. Available:
http://www.library.ca.gov/crb/07/07-009.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: California State Library

MacKinnon, M.P., Pitre, S. and Watling, J. with Lobsinger, T. (2007). Lost in translation:
(mis)understanding youth engagement. Synthesis report (Charting the course for youth civic and
political participation). Ottawa, ON: CPRN. [online]. Available:
http://www.cprn.org/documents/48800_EN.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN)
Martin, S., Pittman, K., Ferber, T. and McMahon, A. (2007). Building effective youth councils: a
practical guide to engaging youth in policy making. Washington, DC: Forum for Youth Investment.
[online]. Available: http://www.forumfyi.org/Files//FINAL._Youth_Councils._8.14.pdf [October,
2007].
Website: Forum for Youth Investment

Turcotte, A. (2007). "What do you mean I can't have a say?" Young Canadians and their
government (Charting the course for youth civic and political participation). Ottawa, ON: CPRN.
[online]. Available: http://www.cprn.org/documents/48799_EN.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN)

Citizenship education
Llewellyn, K.R., Cook, S., Westheimer, J., Giron, L.A.M. and Suurtamm, K. (2007). The state and
potential of civic learning in Canada (Charting the course for youth civic and political
participation). Ottawa, ON: CPRN. [online]. Available:
http://www.cprn.org/documents/48798_EN.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN)

Selwyn, N. (2007). Literature review in citizenship, technology and learning. Bristol: Futurelab.
[online]. Available:
http://www.futurelab.org.uk/resources/documents/lit_reviews/Citizenship_Review.pdf [October,
2007].
Website: Futurelab

Community cohesion
Department for Communities and Local Government (2007). Statistical release. Citizenship
survey: April - June 2007, England & Wales. London: DCLG. [online]. Available:
http://www.communities.gov.uk/documents/corporate/pdf/citizenshipsurveyaprjun2007 [October,
2007].
Website: Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG)

Community languages
Brooking, K. and Roberts, J. (2007). Evaluation of the Home-School Partnership: literacy
programme. Wellington: MoE. [online]. Available:
http://educationcounts.edcentre.govt.nz/__data/assets/pdf_file/0018/14364/Home_School_Partne
rship_Literacy_2007.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: New Zealand Ministry of Education (MoE)

Creativity
Loveless, A. (2007). Creativity, technology and learning - a review of recent literature. Bristol:
Futurelab. [online]. Available:
http://www.futurelab.org.uk/resources/documents/lit_reviews/Creativity_Review_update.pdf
[October, 2007].
Website: Futurelab

UK Parliament. House of Commons Education & Skills Committee (2007). Creative partnerships
and the curriculum. Eleventh report of session 2006-07. Report, together with formal minutes, oral
and written evidence. London: TSO. [online]. Available:
http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200607/cmselect/cmeduski/1034/1034.pdf [October,
2007].
Website: UK Parliament

Crime
Owen, R. and Sweeting, A. (2007). Hoodie or goodie? The link between violent victimisation and
offending in young people: a research report. London: Victim Support. [online]. Available:
http://www.victimsupport.org.uk/vs_england_wales/about_us/publications/hoodie_or_goodie/hood
ie_or_goodie_report.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Victim Support

Puddefoot, G. and Foster, L.K. (2007). Keeping children safe when their parents are arrested:
local approaches that work. Sacramento, CA: California State Library, California Research
Bureau. [online]. Available: http://www.library.ca.gov/crb/07/07-006.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: California State Library

Cultural activities
Department for Culture, Media and Sport (2007). Taking part: the national survey of culture,
leisure and sport. Headline findings from the child survey. London: DCMS. [online]. Available:
http://www.culture.gov.uk/NR/rdonlyres/A64CFEBA-D0C1-4132-AD15-
FA7E074DC726/0/Headlinefindingsfromthechildsurvey.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Curricula
UK Parliament. House of Commons Education & Skills Committee (2007). Creative partnerships
and the curriculum. Eleventh report of session 2006-07. Report, together with formal minutes, oral
and written evidence. London: TSO. [online]. Available:
http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200607/cmselect/cmeduski/1034/1034.pdf [October,
2007].
Website: UK Parliament

Disabilities
Atkinson, A., Finney, A. and McKay, S. (2007). Health, disability, caring and employment:
longitudinal analysis. London: DWP. [online]. Available:
http://www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/rports2007-2008/rrep461.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) - UK

McKay, S. and Atkinson, A. (2007). Disability and caring among families with children: family
employment and poverty characteristics. London: DWP. [online]. Available:
http://www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/rports2007-2008/rrep460.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) - UK

Discrimination
HM Inspectorate of Education (2007). Count us in: promoting understanding and combating
sectarianism. Livingston: HMIE. [online]. Available:
http://www.hmie.gov.uk/documents/publication/cuipepss.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: HM Inspectorate of Education (HMIE) - UK - Scotland

Domestic violence
Cunningham, A. and Baker, L. (2007). Little eyes, little ears: how violence against a mother
shapes children as they grow. London, ON: Centre for Children and Families in the Justice
System. [online]. Available: http://dsp-psd.pwgsc.gc.ca/collection_2007/phac-aspc/HP20-5-
2007E.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Government of Canada Depository Services Program

Pinheiro, P.S. (2007). World report on violence against children. Geneva: United Nations. [online].
Available: http://www.crin.org/docs/UNVAC_World_Report_on_Violence_against_Children.pdf
[October, 2007].
Website: Child Rights Information Network (CRIN)

Rosewater, A. and Goodmark, L. (2007). Steps toward safety: improving systemic and community
responses for families experiencing domestic violence. San Francisco, CA: Family Violence
Prevention Fund. [online]. Available:
http://www.aecf.org/upload/PublicationFiles/Steps%20Toward%20Safety.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Annie E. Casey Foundation

Drug use
Melrose, M. with Turner, P., Pitts, J. and Barrett, D. (2007). The impact of heavy cannabis use on
young people: vulnerability and youth transitions. York: JRF. [online]. Available:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2109-impact-cannabis-youth.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) - UK

E-assessment
Ripley, M. (2007). E-assessment - an update on research, policy and practice. Bristol: Futurelab.
[online]. Available:
http://www.futurelab.org.uk/resources/documents/lit_reviews/Assessment_Review_update.pdf
[October, 2007].
Website: Futurelab

E-learning
I & J Management Services (2007). 2007 e-learning benchmarking project. Final report. Brisbane,
QLD: Australian Flexible Learning Framework. [online]. Available: http://e-
learningindicators.flexiblelearning.net.au/docs/07results/2007ElearningBenchmarkingFinalReport.
pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Australian Flexible Learning Framework (FLF)

Early childhood
Chernoff, J.J., Flanagan, K.D., McPhee, C. and Park, J. (2007). Preschool: first findings from the
third follow-up of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort (ECLS-B). Washington,
DC: NCES. [online]. Available: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2008/2008025.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) - USA

Educational outcomes
Carneiro, P., Crawford, C. and Goodman, A. (2007). The impact of early cognitive and non-
cognitive skills on later outcomes. London: LSE, CEE. [online]. Available:
http://cee.lse.ac.uk/cee%20dps/ceedp92.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Centre for the Economics of Education (CEE)

Crawford, C., Dearden, L. and Meghir, C. (2007). When you are born matters: the impact of date
of birth on child cognitive outcomes in England. London: IFS. [online]. Available:
http://www.ifs.org.uk/docs/born_matters_report.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)

Greenhill, E.H., Dodd, J., Creaser, C., Sandell, R., Jones, C. and Woodham, A. (2007).
Inspiration, identity, learning: the value of museums. Second study. Leicester: University of
Leicester, RCMG. [online]. Available: http://www.culture.gov.uk/NR/rdonlyres/A7CDDE0E-0345-
42C9-A04F-A2B85F21A2DB/0/IILvalueofmuseums_secondstudy0607.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Educational policy
Business Council of Australia (2007). Restoring our edge in education: making Australia's
education system its next competitive advantage. Melbourne, VIC: Business Council of Australia.
[online]. Available: http://www.bca.com.au/DisplayFile.aspx?FileID=224 [October, 2007].
Website: Business Council of Australia

Educational quality
Davidoff, I. and Leigh, A. (2007). How much do public schools really cost? Estimating the
relationship between house prices and school quality. Canberra, ACT: CEPR. [online]. Available:
http://cepr.anu.edu.au/pdf/DP558.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Centre for Economic Policy Research

Employment
Atkinson, A., Finney, A. and McKay, S. (2007). Health, disability, caring and employment:
longitudinal analysis. London: DWP. [online]. Available:
http://www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/rports2007-2008/rrep461.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) - UK

Green, A.E. and White, R.J. (2007). Attachment to place: social networks, mobility and prospects
of young people. York: JRF. [online]. Available: http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2126-
attachment-to-place.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) - UK

McKay, S. and Atkinson, A. (2007). Disability and caring among families with children: family
employment and poverty characteristics. London: DWP. [online]. Available:
http://www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/rports2007-2008/rrep460.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) - UK

Moses, J. and Bell, M. (2007). Working on welfare. London: CentreForum. [online]. Available:
http://www.centreforum.org/assets/pubs/welfare-final.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: CentreForum

Equal opportunities
United Nations Girls' Education Initiative (2007). Towards equal opportunities for all: empowering
girls through partnerships in education. Bangkok: UNGEI. [online]. Available:
http://www.ungei.org/resources/files/UNGEI_book_Final_250607.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: United Nations Girls' Education Initiative (UNGEI)

Ethnic minorities
Page, J., Whitting, G. and Mclean, C. (2007). Engaging effectively with black and minority ethnic
parents in children's and parental services. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dfes.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RR013.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Every Child Matters agenda
France, A. and Sutton, L. (2007). Staying safe: the implications for youth work of Every Child
Matters. Leicester: National Youth Agency. [online]. Available:
http://www.crsp.ac.uk/downloads/publications/alans_publications/staying_safe.pdf [October,
2007].
Website: Centre for Research in Social Policy

France, A. (2007). Making a positive contribution: the implications for youth work of Every Child
Matters. Leicester: National Youth Agency. [online]. Available:
http://www.crsp.ac.uk/downloads/publications/alans_publications/making_a_positive_contribution.
pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Centre for Research in Social Policy

Families
Atkinson, A., Finney, A. and McKay, S. (2007). Health, disability, caring and employment:
longitudinal analysis. London: DWP. [online]. Available:
http://www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/rports2007-2008/rrep461.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) - UK
Hall, D. and Hall, S. (2007). The 'family - nurse partnership': developing an instrument for
identification, assessment and recruitment of clients. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dfes.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RW022.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

McKay, S. and Atkinson, A. (2007). Disability and caring among families with children: family
employment and poverty characteristics. London: DWP. [online]. Available:
http://www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/rports2007-2008/rrep460.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) - UK

Family support services
Rosewater, A. and Goodmark, L. (2007). Steps toward safety: improving systemic and community
responses for families experiencing domestic violence. San Francisco, CA: Family Violence
Prevention Fund. [online]. Available:
http://www.aecf.org/upload/PublicationFiles/Steps%20Toward%20Safety.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Annie E. Casey Foundation

Financial literacy
Orton, L. (2007). Financial literacy: lessons from international experience. Ottawa, ON: CPRN.
[online]. Available: http://www.cprn.org/documents/48647_EN.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN)

Funding
Auditor General for Wales (2007). Good practice in special educational needs funding. Cardiff:
WAO. [online]. Available: http://www.wao.gov.uk/assets/englishdocuments/SEN_funding_eng.pdf
[October, 2007].
Website: Wales Audit Office (WAO)

Further and Higher education
Tandem Social Research Consulting (2007). Literature review of postsecondary education
affordability in Canada. Toronto, ON: CMEC. [online]. Available:
http://www.cmec.ca/publications/postsec/TandemLiteratureReview.en.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Council of Ministers of Education Canada (CMEC)

Further Education Institutions
HM Inspectorate of Education (2007). Engineering in Scotland's colleges: a report by HM
Inspectors for the Scottish Funding Council. Livingston: HMIE. [online]. Available:
http://www.hmie.gov.uk/documents/publication/eisc.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: HM Inspectorate of Education (HMIE) - UK - Scotland

HM Inspectorate of Education (2007). Effective self-evaluation reporting in Scotland's colleges. A
report by HM Inspectorate of Education for the Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding
Council. Livingston: HMIE. [online]. Available:
http://www.hmie.gov.uk/documents/publication/esersc.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: HM Inspectorate of Education (HMIE) - UK - Scotland

GCSEs
Estyn (2007). An evaluation of the GCSE Welsh second language short course. Cardiff: Estyn.
[online]. Available:
http://www.estyn.gov.uk/publications/GCSE_Welsh_second_language_short_course_October_20
07.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Estyn - UK - Wales

Gender
United Nations Girls' Education Initiative (2007). Towards equal opportunities for all: empowering
girls through partnerships in education. Bangkok: UNGEI. [online]. Available:
http://www.ungei.org/resources/files/UNGEI_book_Final_250607.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: United Nations Girls' Education Initiative (UNGEI)

Geography education
Loveless, A., Denning, T., Fisher, T. and Higgins, C. (2007). Create-a-scape evaluation report.
Bristol: Futurelab. [online]. Available:
http://www.futurelab.org.uk/resources/documents/project_reports/Create_A_Scape_evaluation_re
port.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Futurelab

Graduate employment
Bond, S., Areepattamannil, S., Brathwaite-Sturgeon, G., Hayle, E. and Malekan, M. (2007).
Northern lights: international graduates of Canadian institutions and the national workforce.
Ottawa, ON: CCL. [online]. Available: http://www.ccl-cca.ca/NR/rdonlyres/5041F740-2C17-4029-
96E5-0F5704DCAB9F/0/CBIECCL_Northern_Lights_EN.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Canadian Council on Learning (CCL)

Head teachers
Wilson, V. (2007). Leadership in small Scottish primary schools. Edinburgh: Scottish Government
Social Research. [online]. Available:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/197220/0052753.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Scottish Government

Health
Atkinson, A., Finney, A. and McKay, S. (2007). Health, disability, caring and employment:
longitudinal analysis. London: DWP. [online]. Available:
http://www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/rports2007-2008/rrep461.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) - UK

Healthcare
General Medical Council (2007). 0-18 years: guidance for all doctors. London: GMC. [online].
Available: http://www.gmc-uk.org/guidance/archive/GMC_0-18.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: General Medical Council (GMC)

Hall, D. and Hall, S. (2007). The 'family - nurse partnership': developing an instrument for
identification, assessment and recruitment of clients. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dfes.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RW022.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Healthy eating
Office for Standards in Education (2007). Food in schools: encouraging healthier eating. London:
OFSTED. [online]. Available:
http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/assets/Internet_Content/Shared_Content/Files/2007/oct/fdinschls_ehe.p
df [October, 2007].
Website: Office for Standards in Education (OFSTED)

Higher education
Burgess Group (2007). Beyond the honours degree classification: the Burgess Group final report.
London: Universities UK. [online]. Available:
http://bookshop.universitiesuk.ac.uk/downloads/Burgess_final.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Universities UK

Cleary, M., Flynn, R., Thomasson, S., Alexander, R. and McDonald, B. (2007). Graduate
employability skills: prepared for the Business, Industry and Higher Education Collaboration
Council. Canberra, ACT: DEST. [online]. Available:
http://www.dest.gov.au/NR/rdonlyres/E58EFDBE-BA83-430E-A541-
2E91BCB59DF1/18858/GraduateEmployabilitySkillsFINALREPORT.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) - Australia

Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (2007). Academies, trusts and higher
education: prospectus. London: DIUS. [online]. Available:
http://www.dius.gov.uk/publications/prospectus.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS)

Higher education funding
Dearden, L., Fitzsimons, E., Goodman, A. and Kaplan, G. (2007). Higher education funding
reforms in England: the distributional effects and the shifting balance of costs. London: IFS.
[online]. Available: http://www.ifs.org.uk/wps/wp1807.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)

ICT
Loveless, A. (2007). Creativity, technology and learning - a review of recent literature. Bristol:
Futurelab. [online]. Available:
http://www.futurelab.org.uk/resources/documents/lit_reviews/Creativity_Review_update.pdf
[October, 2007].
Website: Futurelab

Selwyn, N. (2007). Literature review in citizenship, technology and learning. Bristol: Futurelab.
[online]. Available:
http://www.futurelab.org.uk/resources/documents/lit_reviews/Citizenship_Review.pdf [October,
2007].
Website: Futurelab

ICT initiatives
Loveless, A., Denning, T., Fisher, T. and Higgins, C. (2007). Create-a-scape evaluation report.
Bristol: Futurelab. [online]. Available:
http://www.futurelab.org.uk/resources/documents/project_reports/Create_A_Scape_evaluation_re
port.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Futurelab

Somekh, B., Haldane, M., Jones, K., Lewin, C., Steadman, S., Scrimshaw, P., Sing, S., Bird, K.,
Cummings, J., Downing, B., Stuart, T.H., Jarvis, J., Mavers, D. and Woodrow, D. (2007).
Evaluation of the Primary Schools Whiteboard Expansion Project. Coventry: Becta. [online].
Available: http://partners.becta.org.uk/upload-
dir/downloads/page_documents/research/whiteboards_expansion.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Becta

Independent education
Wenglinsky, H. (2007). Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Washington, DC: CEP. [online]. Available: http://www.cep-
dc.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=document.showDocumentByID&nodeID=1&DocumentID=226
[October, 2007].
Website: Center on Education Policy (CEP)

Inspection
HM Inspectorate of Education (2007). Engineering in Scotland's colleges: a report by HM
Inspectors for the Scottish Funding Council. Livingston: HMIE. [online]. Available:
http://www.hmie.gov.uk/documents/publication/eisc.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: HM Inspectorate of Education (HMIE) - UK - Scotland
Office for Standards in Education Children's Services and Skills (2007). The annual report of Her
Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education, Children's Services and Skills 2006/07. London: Ofsted.
[online]. Available:
http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/assets/Internet_Content/Shared_Content/Files/2007/oct/annualreport06
07.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Office for Standards in Education Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted) - UK - ENG

International education
Bond, S., Areepattamannil, S., Brathwaite-Sturgeon, G., Hayle, E. and Malekan, M. (2007).
Northern lights: international graduates of Canadian institutions and the national workforce.
Ottawa, ON: CCL. [online]. Available: http://www.ccl-cca.ca/NR/rdonlyres/5041F740-2C17-4029-
96E5-0F5704DCAB9F/0/CBIECCL_Northern_Lights_EN.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Canadian Council on Learning (CCL)

United Nations Girls' Education Initiative (2007). Towards equal opportunities for all: empowering
girls through partnerships in education. Bangkok: UNGEI. [online]. Available:
http://www.ungei.org/resources/files/UNGEI_book_Final_250607.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: United Nations Girls' Education Initiative (UNGEI)

Leadership
Jackson, L. (2007). Leading sustainable schools: what the research tells us. Nottingham: NCSL.
[online]. Available: http://www.ncsl.org.uk/media/709/B9/leading-sustainable-schools.pdf
[October, 2007].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Swidenbank, H. (2007). The challenges and opportunities of leading and managing an all-age
school. Nottingham: NCSL. [online]. Available: http://www.ncsl.org.uk/media/F68/61/heidi-
swindenbank-RA-full-report.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Wilson, V. (2007). Leadership in small Scottish primary schools. Edinburgh: Scottish Government
Social Research. [online]. Available:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/197220/0052753.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Scottish Government

Literacy
Brooking, K. and Roberts, J. (2007). Evaluation of the Home-School Partnership: literacy
programme. Wellington: MoE. [online]. Available:
http://educationcounts.edcentre.govt.nz/__data/assets/pdf_file/0018/14364/Home_School_Partne
rship_Literacy_2007.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: New Zealand Ministry of Education (MoE)

Looked after children
Deloitte MCS Ltd (2007). Determining the optimum supply of children's residential care. London:
DCSF. [online]. Available: http://www.dfes.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RW023.pdf
[October, 2007].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Welsh Assembly Government (2007). Towards a stable life and a brighter future. Guidance and
regulations on measures to strengthen arrangements for the: i. placement, health, education and
well-being of looked after children and young people; and ii. Responsible Commissioner for
secondary health care for vulnerable children placed away from home. Cardiff: WAG. [online].
Available: http://new.wales.gov.uk/docrepos/40382/dhss/510356/1549274?lang=en [October,
2007].
Website: Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) - Wales
Mainstream education
University of Canberra (2007). A project to improve the learning outcomes of students with
disabilities in the early, middle and post compulsory years of schooling. Part 1: research
objectives, methodology, analyses, outcomes and findings, and implications for classroom
practice. Final research report. Canberra, ACT: DEST. [online]. Available:
http://www.dest.gov.au/NR/rdonlyres/DD6B58CE-8828-4FA0-AD39-
D20F1618D60A/18845/learning_outcomes_students_disabilities_report.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) - Australia

Mobility
Green, A.E. and White, R.J. (2007). Attachment to place: social networks, mobility and prospects
of young people. York: JRF. [online]. Available: http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2126-
attachment-to-place.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) - UK

Multi-agency working
McInnes, K. (2007). A practitioner's guide to interagency working in children's centres: a review of
literature. London: Barnardo's. [online]. Available:
http://www.barnardos.org.uk/a_practitioner_s_guide_to_interagency_working_-_final_report_-
_april_2007.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Barnardo’s

Museums
Greenhill, E.H., Dodd, J., Creaser, C., Sandell, R., Jones, C. and Woodham, A. (2007).
Inspiration, identity, learning: the value of museums. Second study. Leicester: University of
Leicester, RCMG. [online]. Available: http://www.culture.gov.uk/NR/rdonlyres/A7CDDE0E-0345-
42C9-A04F-A2B85F21A2DB/0/IILvalueofmuseums_secondstudy0607.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Newly qualified teachers
Professional Association of Teachers (2007). Comparative study of induction period placements
for newly qualified teachers in England, Scotland and Wales. Derby: PAT. [online]. Available:
http://www.pat.org.uk/files/General/NQTreport2007.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Professional Association of Teachers (PAT)

Parent - school relationship
Brooking, K. and Roberts, J. (2007). Evaluation of the Home-School Partnership: literacy
programme. Wellington: MoE. [online]. Available:
http://educationcounts.edcentre.govt.nz/__data/assets/pdf_file/0018/14364/Home_School_Partne
rship_Literacy_2007.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: New Zealand Ministry of Education (MoE)

Parental attitudes
Primary Review (2007). Community soundings: the Primary Review regional witness sessions.
Cambridge: University of Cambridge. Faculty of Education. [online]. Available:
http://www.primaryreview.org.uk/Downloads/Int_Reps/1.Com_Sdg/Primary_Review_Community_
Soundings_report_final.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Primary Review

Parental choice
Davidoff, I. and Leigh, A. (2007). How much do public schools really cost? Estimating the
relationship between house prices and school quality. Canberra, ACT: CEPR. [online]. Available:
http://cepr.anu.edu.au/pdf/DP558.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Parental involvement
Hall, D. and Hall, S. (2007). The 'family - nurse partnership': developing an instrument for
identification, assessment and recruitment of clients. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dfes.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RW022.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Page, J., Whitting, G. and Mclean, C. (2007). Engaging effectively with black and minority ethnic
parents in children's and parental services. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dfes.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RR013.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

WestEd (2007). Engaging parents in education: lessons from five parental information and
resource centers. Jessup, MD: US Department of Education. [online]. Available:
http://www.ed.gov/admins/comm/parents/parentinvolve/engagingparents.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: US Department of Education

Partnerships
Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (2007). Academies, trusts and higher
education: prospectus. London: DIUS. [online]. Available:
http://www.dius.gov.uk/publications/prospectus.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS)

United Nations Girls' Education Initiative (2007). Towards equal opportunities for all: empowering
girls through partnerships in education. Bangkok: UNGEI. [online]. Available:
http://www.ungei.org/resources/files/UNGEI_book_Final_250607.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: United Nations Girls' Education Initiative (UNGEI)

Physical Education
Quick, S. (2007). 2006/07 school sport survey. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dfes.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RW024.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Poverty
Iacovou, M. and Aassve, A. with Davia, M., Mencarini, L., Mazzucco, S., Mendola, D. and
Busetta, A. (2007). Youth poverty in Europe. York: JRF. [online]. Available:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2121-poverty-youth-europe.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) - UK

Moses, J. and Bell, M. (2007). Working on welfare. London: CentreForum. [online]. Available:
http://www.centreforum.org/assets/pubs/welfare-final.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: CentreForum

Primary education
Angus, M., Olney, H. and Ainley, J. (2007). In the balance: the future of Australia's primary
schools. Canberra, ACT: DEST. [online]. Available:
http://www.dest.gov.au/NR/rdonlyres/99B2BFB1-FEB1-45BF-A89E-
0575D1231705/18936/FinalSRAPS38Aug2007.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) - Australia

Somekh, B., Haldane, M., Jones, K., Lewin, C., Steadman, S., Scrimshaw, P., Sing, S., Bird, K.,
Cummings, J., Downing, B., Stuart, T.H., Jarvis, J., Mavers, D. and Woodrow, D. (2007).
Evaluation of the Primary Schools Whiteboard Expansion Project. Coventry: Becta. [online].
Available: http://partners.becta.org.uk/upload-
dir/downloads/page_documents/research/whiteboards_expansion.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Becta

Primary Review
Primary Review (2007). Community soundings: the Primary Review regional witness sessions.
Cambridge: University of Cambridge. Faculty of Education. [online]. Available:
http://www.primaryreview.org.uk/Downloads/Int_Reps/1.Com_Sdg/Primary_Review_Community_
Soundings_report_final.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Primary Review

Professional development
Cordingley, P., Bell, M., Isham, C., Evans, D. and Firth, A. (2007). Continuing professional
development (CPD): what do specialists do in CPD programmes for which there is evidence of
positive outcomes for pupils and teachers? London: EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit,
Institute of Education, University of London. [online]. Available:
http://eppi.ioe.ac.uk/cms/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=C0W75Z5knzU%3d&tabid=2275&mid=4198
[October, 2007].
Website: EPPI Evidence for Policy & Practice Information & Co-ordinating Centre

Public policy
Foster, L.K. (2007). Preparing youth to participate in state policy making. Sacramento, CA:
California State Library, California Research Bureau. [online]. Available:
http://www.library.ca.gov/crb/07/07-009.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: California State Library

Lord Sainsbury of Turville (2007). The race to the top: a review of government's science and
innovation policies. London: HMSO. [online]. Available: http://www.hm-
treasury.gov.uk/media/5/E/sainsbury_review051007.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: HM Treasury - UK

Martin, S., Pittman, K., Ferber, T. and McMahon, A. (2007). Building effective youth councils: a
practical guide to engaging youth in policy making. Washington, DC: Forum for Youth Investment.
[online]. Available: http://www.forumfyi.org/Files//FINAL._Youth_Councils._8.14.pdf [October,
2007].
Website: Forum for Youth Investment

Pupil attitudes
Primary Review (2007). Community soundings: the Primary Review regional witness sessions.
Cambridge: University of Cambridge. Faculty of Education. [online]. Available:
http://www.primaryreview.org.uk/Downloads/Int_Reps/1.Com_Sdg/Primary_Review_Community_
Soundings_report_final.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Primary Review

Pupil grouping
Swidenbank, H. (2007). The challenges and opportunities of leading and managing an all-age
school. Nottingham: NCSL. [online]. Available: http://www.ncsl.org.uk/media/F68/61/heidi-
swindenbank-RA-full-report.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Pupil participation
Department for Culture, Media and Sport (2007). Taking part: the national survey of culture,
leisure and sport. Headline findings from the child survey. London: DCMS. [online]. Available:
http://www.culture.gov.uk/NR/rdonlyres/A64CFEBA-D0C1-4132-AD15-
FA7E074DC726/0/Headlinefindingsfromthechildsurvey.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Pupil performance
Leigh, A. (2007). Estimating teacher effectiveness from two-year changes in students' test
scores. Canberra, ACT: Australian National University. [online]. Available:
http://econrsss.anu.edu.au/~aleigh/pdf/TQPanel.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Australian National University

Qualification reform
Burgess Group (2007). Beyond the honours degree classification: the Burgess Group final report.
London: Universities UK. [online]. Available:
http://bookshop.universitiesuk.ac.uk/downloads/Burgess_final.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Universities UK

Reading
National Center for Education Statistics (2007). The nation's report card: reading 2007.
Washington, DC: NCES. [online]. Available:
http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/pdf/main2007/2007496.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) - USA

Road safety
Crawford, E. (2007). Beyond 2010 - a holistic approach to road safety in Great Britain. London:
PACTS. [online]. Available: http://www.pacts.org.uk/research/Beyond2010Final.pdf [October,
2007].
Website: Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS)

Safeguarding
Cunningham, A. and Baker, L. (2007). Little eyes, little ears: how violence against a mother
shapes children as they grow. London, ON: Centre for Children and Families in the Justice
System. [online]. Available: http://dsp-psd.pwgsc.gc.ca/collection_2007/phac-aspc/HP20-5-
2007E.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Government of Canada Depository Services Program

Department for Children, Schools and Families (2007). Review of implementation of guidance on
handling allegations of abuse against those who work with children and young people.
Consultation. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dfes.gov.uk/consultations/conDocument.cfm?consultationId=1503 [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Fitch, K. with Chapman, K.S. and Hilton, Z. (2007). Protecting children from sexual abuse in
Europe: safer recruitment of workers in a border-free Europe. Executive summary. London:
NSPCC. [online]. Available:
http://www.nspcc.org.uk/Inform/publications/Downloads/protectingchildrenfromsexualabuseineuro
pesummary_wdf51230.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)

General Medical Council (2007). 0-18 years: guidance for all doctors. London: GMC. [online].
Available: http://www.gmc-uk.org/guidance/archive/GMC_0-18.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: General Medical Council (GMC)

Irenyi, M. (2007). Responding to children and young people's disclosures of abuse. Melbourne,
VIC: AIFS. [online]. Available: http://www.aifs.gov.au/nch/pubs/brief/pb2/pb2.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS)

Puddefoot, G. and Foster, L.K. (2007). Keeping children safe when their parents are arrested:
local approaches that work. Sacramento, CA: California State Library, California Research
Bureau. [online]. Available: http://www.library.ca.gov/crb/07/07-006.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: California State Library

Wallace, I. and Bunting, L. (2007). An examination of local, national and international
arrangements for the mandatory reporting of child abuse: the implications for Northern Ireland.
Belfast: NSPCC Northern Ireland. [online]. Available:
http://www.nspcc.org.uk/Inform/publications/Downloads/mandatoryreportingNI_wdf51133.pdf
[October, 2007].
Website: National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)

School libraries
Rowan, T. (2007). Library books in schools: spending and provision in primary and secondary
schools in England. London: Booktrust. [online]. Available:
http://www.booktrusted.co.uk/schoollibraries/Booktrust%20-%20final%20report%20V4.pdf
[October, 2007].
Website: Booktrust

School meals
Office for Standards in Education (2007). Food in schools: encouraging healthier eating. London:
OFSTED. [online]. Available:
http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/assets/Internet_Content/Shared_Content/Files/2007/oct/fdinschls_ehe.p
df [October, 2007].
Website: Office for Standards in Education (OFSTED)

Science education
Lord Sainsbury of Turville (2007). The race to the top: a review of government's science and
innovation policies. London: HMSO. [online]. Available: http://www.hm-
treasury.gov.uk/media/5/E/sainsbury_review051007.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: HM Treasury (UK)

Season of birth
Crawford, C., Dearden, L. and Meghir, C. (2007). When you are born matters: the impact of date
of birth on child cognitive outcomes in England. London: IFS. [online]. Available:
http://www.ifs.org.uk/docs/born_matters_report.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)

Secondary education
Corbett, G.C., Huebner, T.A. and Zimmerman, J. (2007). Rethinking high school: preparing
students for success in college, career, and life. San Francisco, CA: WestEd. [online]. Available:
http://www.wested.org/online_pubs/gf-07-02.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: WestEd

Sectarianism
HM Inspectorate of Education (2007). Count us in: promoting understanding and combating
sectarianism. Livingston: HMIE. [online]. Available:
http://www.hmie.gov.uk/documents/publication/cuipepss.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: HM Inspectorate of Education (HMIE) - UK - Scotland

Self evaluation
HM Inspectorate of Education (2007). Effective self-evaluation reporting in Scotland's colleges. A
report by HM Inspectorate of Education for the Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding
Council. Livingston: HMIE. [online]. Available:
http://www.hmie.gov.uk/documents/publication/esersc.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: HM Inspectorate of Education (HMIE) - UK - Scotland

Service delivery
Department for Education and Skills (2007). Third sector strategy and action plan. London:
DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.everychildmatters.gov.uk/_files/4D482270776DF5B8DB1D4CEA419AAE9D.pdf
[October, 2007].
Website: Every Child Matters (ECM)
Sexual abuse
Fitch, K. with Chapman, K.S. and Hilton, Z. (2007). Protecting children from sexual abuse in
Europe: safer recruitment of workers in a border-free Europe. Executive summary. London:
NSPCC. [online]. Available:
http://www.nspcc.org.uk/Inform/publications/Downloads/protectingchildrenfromsexualabuseineuro
pesummary_wdf51230.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)

Skills
Bimrose, J., Barnes, S.A., Brown, A., Hasluck, C. and Behle, H. (2007). Skills diagnostics and
screening tools: a literature review. London: DWP. [online]. Available:
http://www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/rports2007-2008/rrep459.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) - UK

Carneiro, P., Crawford, C. and Goodman, A. (2007). The impact of early cognitive and non-
cognitive skills on later outcomes. London: LSE, CEE. [online]. Available:
http://cee.lse.ac.uk/cee%20dps/ceedp92.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Centre for the Economics of Education (CEE)

Social inclusion
Hirst, J., Formby, E., Parr, S., Nixon, J. and Hunter, C. with Flint, J. (2007). An evaluation of two
initiatives to reward young people. York: JRF. [online]. Available:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2119-reward-young-people.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) - UK

Special educational needs
Auditor General for Wales (2007). Good practice in special educational needs funding. Cardiff:
WAO. [online]. Available: http://www.wao.gov.uk/assets/englishdocuments/SEN_funding_eng.pdf
[October, 2007].
Website: Wales Audit Office (WAO)

UK Parliament. House of Commons Education & Skills Committee (2007). Special educational
needs: assessment and funding. Tenth report of session 2006-7. Report, together with formal
minutes. London: TSO. [online]. Available:
http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200607/cmselect/cmeduski/1077/1077.pdf [October,
2007].
Website: UK Parliament

University of Canberra (2007). A project to improve the learning outcomes of students with
disabilities in the early, middle and post compulsory years of schooling. Part 1: research
objectives, methodology, analyses, outcomes and findings, and implications for classroom
practice. Final research report. Canberra, ACT: DEST. [online]. Available:
http://www.dest.gov.au/NR/rdonlyres/DD6B58CE-8828-4FA0-AD39-
D20F1618D60A/18845/learning_outcomes_students_disabilities_report.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) - Australia

Sport
Department for Culture, Media and Sport (2007). Taking part: the national survey of culture,
leisure and sport. Headline findings from the child survey. London: DCMS. [online]. Available:
http://www.culture.gov.uk/NR/rdonlyres/A64CFEBA-D0C1-4132-AD15-
FA7E074DC726/0/Headlinefindingsfromthechildsurvey.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)

Quick, S. (2007). 2006/07 school sport survey. London: DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.dfes.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RW024.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)
State education
Wenglinsky, H. (2007). Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Washington, DC: CEP. [online]. Available: http://www.cep-
dc.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=document.showDocumentByID&nodeID=1&DocumentID=226
[October, 2007].
Website: Center on Education Policy

Statistics
Department for Communities and Local Government (2007). Statistical release. Citizenship
survey: April - June 2007, England & Wales. London: DCLG. [online]. Available:
http://www.communities.gov.uk/documents/corporate/pdf/citizenshipsurveyaprjun2007 [October,
2007].
Website: Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG)

Student fees
Dearden, L., Fitzsimons, E., Goodman, A. and Kaplan, G. (2007). Higher education funding
reforms in England: the distributional effects and the shifting balance of costs. London: IFS.
[online]. Available: http://www.ifs.org.uk/wps/wp1807.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)

Student finance
Tandem Social Research Consulting (2007). Literature review of postsecondary education
affordability in Canada. Toronto, ON: CMEC. [online]. Available:
http://www.cmec.ca/publications/postsec/TandemLiteratureReview.en.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Council of Ministers of Education Canada (CMEC)

Sustainable development
Jackson, L. (2007). Leading sustainable schools: what the research tells us. Nottingham: NCSL.
[online]. Available: http://www.ncsl.org.uk/media/709/B9/leading-sustainable-schools.pdf
[October, 2007].
Website: National College for School Leadership (NCSL)

Teacher attitudes
Primary Review (2007). Community soundings: the Primary Review regional witness sessions.
Cambridge: University of Cambridge. Faculty of Education. [online]. Available:
http://www.primaryreview.org.uk/Downloads/Int_Reps/1.Com_Sdg/Primary_Review_Community_
Soundings_report_final.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Primary Review

Teacher quality
Education Review Office (2007). The quality of teaching in years 4 and 8: writing. Wellington:
ERO. [online]. Available: http://ero.govt.nz/Publications/pubs2007/writing-jun07.pdf [October,
2007].
Website: Education Review Office (ERO) - NZ

Leigh, A. (2007). Estimating teacher effectiveness from two-year changes in students' test
scores. Canberra, ACT: Australian National University. [online]. Available:
http://econrsss.anu.edu.au/~aleigh/pdf/TQPanel.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Australian National University

Teacher training
Costley, D., Gannon, S., Sawyer, W., Watson, K. and Steele, F. (2007). Teacher secondments
and placements to university education faculties. Penrith, NSW: University of Western Sydney.
[online]. Available: http://www.dest.gov.au/NR/rdonlyres/785696F1-3F38-4311-B14C-
88069094122A/17577/TeacherSecondmentFinalReport1.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) - Australia

Estyn (2007). An evaluation of the effectiveness of WJEC national INSET programmes. Cardiff:
Estyn. [online]. Available:
http://www.estyn.gov.uk/publications/WJEC_national_INSET_programmes_October_2007.pdf
[October, 2007].
Website: Estyn - UK - Wales

Teaching strategies
Education Review Office (2007). The teaching of writing: good practice in years 4 and 8.
Wellington: ERO. [online]. Available: http://ero.govt.nz/Publications/pubs2007/writing-gp-
jun07.doc [October, 2007].
Website: Education Review Office (ERO) - NZ

USA
Corbett, G.C., Huebner, T.A. and Zimmerman, J. (2007). Rethinking high school: preparing
students for success in college, career, and life. San Francisco, CA: WestEd. [online]. Available:
http://www.wested.org/online_pubs/gf-07-02.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: WestEd

WestEd (2007). Engaging parents in education: lessons from five parental information and
resource centers. Jessup, MD: US Department of Education. [online]. Available:
http://www.ed.gov/admins/comm/parents/parentinvolve/engagingparents.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: US Department of Education

Voluntary sector
Department for Education and Skills (2007). Third sector strategy and action plan. London:
DCSF. [online]. Available:
http://www.everychildmatters.gov.uk/_files/4D482270776DF5B8DB1D4CEA419AAE9D.pdf
[October, 2007].
Website: Every Child Matters (ECM)

Welfare
Bovarnick, S. (2007). Child protection research briefing: child neglect. London: NSPCC. [online].
Available: http://www.nspcc.org.uk/Inform/research/Briefings/childneglectPDF_wdf51503.pdf
[October, 2007].
Website: National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)

Moses, J. and Bell, M. (2007). Working on welfare. London: CentreForum. [online]. Available:
http://www.centreforum.org/assets/pubs/welfare-final.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: CentreForum

Welsh language
Estyn (2007). An evaluation of the GCSE Welsh second language short course. Cardiff: Estyn.
[online]. Available:
http://www.estyn.gov.uk/publications/GCSE_Welsh_second_language_short_course_October_20
07.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Estyn - UK - Wales

Estyn (2007). An evaluation of the effectiveness of WJEC national INSET programmes. Cardiff:
Estyn. [online]. Available:
http://www.estyn.gov.uk/publications/WJEC_national_INSET_programmes_October_2007.pdf
[October, 2007].
Website: Estyn - UK - Wales

Widening participation (HE)
Elliot, D.L. and Brna, P. (2007). A feasibility study for college collaboration on increasing
participation in degree level study. Glasgow: SCRE. [online]. Available:
http://www.scre.ac.uk/resreport/pdf/126.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Scottish Council for Research in Education (SCRE)

Work related curriculum
Department for Children, Schools and Families (2007). Building on the best: final report and
implementation plan of the review of 14-19 work-related learning. London: DCSF. [online].
Available: http://www.dfes.gov.uk/14-19/documents/14-19workrelatedlearning_web.pdf [October,
2007].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

Work skills
Business Council of Australia (2007). Restoring our edge in education: making Australia's
education system its next competitive advantage. Melbourne, VIC: Business Council of Australia.
[online]. Available: http://www.bca.com.au/DisplayFile.aspx?FileID=224 [October, 2007].
Website: Business Council of Australia

Cleary, M., Flynn, R., Thomasson, S., Alexander, R. and McDonald, B. (2007). Graduate
employability skills: prepared for the Business, Industry and Higher Education Collaboration
Council. Canberra, ACT: DEST. [online]. Available:
http://www.dest.gov.au/NR/rdonlyres/E58EFDBE-BA83-430E-A541-
2E91BCB59DF1/18858/GraduateEmployabilitySkillsFINALREPORT.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) - Australia

Workforce
van Wanrooy, B., Oxenbridge, S., Buchanan, J. and Jakubauskas, M. (2007). Australia@work:
the benchmark report. Sydney, NSW: University of Sydney, Workplace Research Centre. [online].
Available:
http://www.wrc.org.au/O01P002/A01/V01/_Assets/_Documents/Australia@Work%20The%20Ben
chmark%20Report.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Workplace Research Centre - Australia

Writing
Education Review Office (2007). The teaching of writing: good practice in years 4 and 8.
Wellington: ERO. [online]. Available: http://ero.govt.nz/Publications/pubs2007/writing-gp-
jun07.doc [October, 2007].
Website: Education Review Office (ERO) - NZ

Education Review Office (2007). The quality of teaching in years 4 and 8: writing. Wellington:
ERO. [online]. Available: http://ero.govt.nz/Publications/pubs2007/writing-jun07.pdf [October,
2007].
Website: Education Review Office (ERO) - NZ

Young offenders
Cooper, K., Sutherland, A. and Roberts, C. (2007). Keeping young people engaged: improving
education, training and employment opportunities for serious and persistent young offenders.
London: YJB. [online]. Available:
http://www.yjb.gov.uk/publications/Scripts/fileDownload.asp?file=Keeping+Young+People+Engag
ed+(Full+Report).pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Youth Justice Board for England and Wales (YJB)

Owen, R. and Sweeting, A. (2007). Hoodie or goodie? The link between violent victimisation and
offending in young people: a research report. London: Victim Support. [online]. Available:
http://www.victimsupport.org.uk/vs_england_wales/about_us/publications/hoodie_or_goodie/hood
ie_or_goodie_report.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Victim Support

Young people
Green, A.E. and White, R.J. (2007). Attachment to place: social networks, mobility and prospects
of young people. York: JRF. [online]. Available: http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2126-
attachment-to-place.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) - UK

Iacovou, M. and Aassve, A. with Davia, M., Mencarini, L., Mazzucco, S., Mendola, D. and
Busetta, A. (2007). Youth poverty in Europe. York: JRF. [online]. Available:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2121-poverty-youth-europe.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) - UK

Melrose, M. with Turner, P., Pitts, J. and Barrett, D. (2007). The impact of heavy cannabis use on
young people: vulnerability and youth transitions. York: JRF. [online]. Available:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2109-impact-cannabis-youth.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) - UK

Young people's views
Misko, J., Nguyen, N. and Saunders, J. (2007). Doing an apprenticeship: what young people
think. Adelaide, SA: NCVER. [online]. Available:
http://www.ncver.edu.au/research/core/cpo506.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)

Youth engagement
Cooper, K., Sutherland, A. and Roberts, C. (2007). Keeping young people engaged: improving
education, training and employment opportunities for serious and persistent young offenders.
London: YJB. [online]. Available:
http://www.yjb.gov.uk/publications/Scripts/fileDownload.asp?file=Keeping+Young+People+Engag
ed+(Full+Report).pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Youth Justice Board for England and Wales (YJB)

Foster, L.K. (2007). Preparing youth to participate in state policy making. Sacramento, CA:
California State Library, California Research Bureau. [online]. Available:
http://www.library.ca.gov/crb/07/07-009.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: California State Library

Hirst, J., Formby, E., Parr, S., Nixon, J. and Hunter, C. with Flint, J. (2007). An evaluation of two
initiatives to reward young people. York: JRF. [online]. Available:
http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/2119-reward-young-people.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) - UK

Llewellyn, K.R., Cook, S., Westheimer, J., Giron, L.A.M. and Suurtamm, K. (2007). The state and
potential of civic learning in Canada (Charting the course for youth civic and political
participation). Ottawa, ON: CPRN. [online]. Available:
http://www.cprn.org/documents/48798_EN.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN)

MacKinnon, M.P., Pitre, S. and Watling, J. with Lobsinger, T. (2007). Lost in translation:
(mis)understanding youth engagement. Synthesis report (Charting the course for youth civic and
political participation). Ottawa, ON: CPRN. [online]. Available:
http://www.cprn.org/documents/48800_EN.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN)

Martin, S., Pittman, K., Ferber, T. and McMahon, A. (2007). Building effective youth councils: a
practical guide to engaging youth in policy making. Washington, DC: Forum for Youth Investment.
[online]. Available: http://www.forumfyi.org/Files//FINAL._Youth_Councils._8.14.pdf [October,
2007].
Website: Forum for Youth Investment

Turcotte, A. (2007). "What do you mean I can't have a say?" Young Canadians and their
government (Charting the course for youth civic and political participation). Ottawa, ON: CPRN.
[online]. Available: http://www.cprn.org/documents/48799_EN.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Canadian Policy Research Networks (CPRN)

Youth services
France, A. and Sutton, L. (2007). Staying safe: the implications for youth work of Every Child
Matters. Leicester: National Youth Agency. [online]. Available:
http://www.crsp.ac.uk/downloads/publications/alans_publications/staying_safe.pdf [October,
2007].
Website: Centre for Research in Social Policy

France, A. (2007). Making a positive contribution: the implications for youth work of Every Child
Matters. Leicester: National Youth Agency. [online]. Available:
http://www.crsp.ac.uk/downloads/publications/alans_publications/making_a_positive_contribution.
pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Centre for Research in Social Policy

Lambley, C. (2007). Connexions Direct mystery shopping survey 2006/7. London: DCSF. [online].
Available: http://www.dfes.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/DCSF-RW021.pdf [October, 2007].
Website: Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF)

								
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