Web sites for government, policy and standards
How to find what you want on the Web - tips on searching and selecting high quality Web sites, for Education students
- Digital Education Resource Archive (DERA) - this site, maintained by the Institute of Education, is an archive of Government and other official and semi-official Education documents from the Web. So if a link you've been given to a Government document has broken, try searching for the document here instead.
- Department for Education
- House of Commons Education Select Committee - Parliamentary committee reporting on issues concerning education
- European Union's Education, Training and Youth pages
- Every Child Matters - the previous Government's overarching approach to the wellbeing of children and young people (site now on the National Archives)
- Get Into Teaching - advice and information on teacher training and careers from the Department for Education
- Healthy Schools - the Healthy Schools Toolkit (now on the National Archives)
- Local government policy on schools and education from the Local Government Association
- Literacy Framework of the National Primary Strategy (archived version from the National Archives)
- Mathematics Framework of the National Primary Strategy (archived version from the National Archives)
- OECD Education - the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's Education pages
- Office for Standards in Education (OFSTED)
- Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (OFQUAL)
- School Admissions Code - official information from the Department for Education
- School Curriculum - official information on the current curriculum from the Department for Education.
- The Standards Site (OLD) - this was the core Government site for teaching and educational standards, National Strategies etc under the previous government. It is now available only on the National Archives web site as it no longer represents current government policy.
- Teachers' Standards - the current minimum requirements for teachers’ practice and conduct from the Department for Education
- UNESCO Education for the 21st Century
Let us know if you find any good Web sites for government, policy or standards that you think we should add!
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