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Training New Teachers

The government needs to do more to demonstrate how new arrangements for training new teachers are improving the quality of teaching in classrooms.

Published:
10 Feb 2016
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Investigation: the government’s funding of Kids Company

Kids Company, a children’s charity, received at least £46m of public funding. Officials raised concerns about the charity’s cash flow and financial sustainability at least 6 times between 2002 and 2015 but the charity never reached a position where it was able to operate without government assistance.

Published:
29 Oct 2015
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Confirmed impacts: Delivering better careers advice for young people

This impacts case study shows how our reporting of shortfalls in careers advice, echoed by the education sector, prompted the Department for Education to announce a new company to drive improvements.

It is one example of financial or non-financial benefits realised in 2014 as a result of our involvement, all of which are set out in our interactive PDF.

Published:
15 Oct 2015
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Confirmed impacts: Providing clarity over the arrangements for oversight and funding of alternative higher education providers

This impacts case study shows how government has improved controls over standards as a result of our report, which underlined the risks in rapidly expanding a new market.

It is one example of financial or non-financial benefits realised in 2014 as a result of our involvement, all of which are set out in our interactive PDF.

Published:
15 Oct 2015
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Confirmed impacts: Driving a customer service focus at the Education Funding Agency

This impacts case study shows how our work led to the Education Funding Agency’s launch of a single change programme to improve its customer service, use of data and business processes, and the skills of its people.

It is one example of financial or non-financial benefits realised in 2014 as a result of our involvement, all of which are set out in our interactive PDF.

Published:
15 Oct 2015
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Communication with academy auditors 2015

The Comptroller and Auditor General is the appointed auditor of the Department for Education and Education Funding Agency under the Government Resources and Accounts Act 2000. The National Audit Office performs these audits on his behalf.

Published:
2 Sep 2015