Leadership and management in local authorities
Multi-agency working: An audit of activityJanuary 2001, Research Report
This is the first report arising from Phase One of an NFER project examining the range of local authority multi-agency working between social services, health and education in the UK.
Developing early education and childcare services for the 21st centurySeptember 2000, Research Report
This study was designed to investigate which strategies had been agreed by local authorities for the organisation of their services for children under five in England and Wales.
The LEA contribution to school improvement - a role worth fighting forJuly 2000, Research Report
The focus of this research was primarily on the impact of recent legislation and regulations on the revised role of LEAs and school improvement.
What is the LEA for? An analysis of the functions and roles of the local education authorityJuly 2000, Research Report
Principal areas covered in depth in this topical study include educational planning, the curriculum, and the LEA's duties in respect of standards of schooling.
Raising attendance: 2. a detailed study of education welfare service working practicesJune 2000, Research Report
This is the second of two reports arising from an NFER project which concentrates on the role of the LEA in reducing truancy and raising school attendance.
Raising attendance: 1. working practices and current initiatuves with the education welfare serviceMarch 2000, Research Report
This is the first of two reports arising from an NFER project which concentrates on the role of the LEA in reducing truancy and raising school attendance.
Starting to join: A baseline study of multi-agency activityDecember 1999, Research Report
Using a case-study approach and relevant LEA data, this report presents detailed findings about the impact of multi-agency activity within local authorities.
Raising behaviour: 1. a survey of LEA behaviour support servicesOctober 1998, Research Report
This is the first in a short series of reports arising from the NFER project 'Effective Behaviour Management in Schools' and concentrates on a review of LEA Behaviour Support Services.
Raising achievement in Newham schools: A review of NFER on behalf of Newham LEADecember 1997, Research Report
This review has found that Newham has moved to being an authority which has a clear vision and sense of purpose, and a real commitment to raise achievement.
The local authority contribution to improved educational outcomes: Phase one reportDecember 1994, Research Report
This report provides an overarching perspective of the educational outcomes achieved, or aspired to, in the local authority landscape, and how local authorities perceive their contribution to such outcomes.
Under inspection: LEA evaluation and monitoringJanuary 1993, Research Report
This book is about LEA inspection and other strategies for monitoring schools in the crucial period prior to the introduction of the Government's, 'privatised' inspections.