Publications

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Recent Publications

Teacher Expertise for Special Educational Needs

Teacher Expertise for Special Educational Needs

The research note recommends that all teachers should receive at least some SEN training as part of their initial training and that teachers in specialist roles should have or be working towards specialist qualifications specifically relevant to the needs of the children they are teaching.

The Devolution Distraction

The Devolution Distraction

In the first part of a major study into local government financial reform, Policy Exchange examines the history of local government funding in England and Wales, from feudalism through the Victorian period to present day. The authors show how the contemporary system of highly centralised control is a product of the government’s desire to maintain uniformity and fiscal discipline.

Controlling Public Spending: Pay, Staffing and Conditions in the Public Sector

Controlling Public Spending: Pay, Staffing and Conditions in the Public Sector

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People used to say that public sector workers had great pensions to make up for their low salaries. That’s now out of date, as public sector workers have much better pay, as well as better pensions and conditions. People in the public sector are better paid and have pensions worth more – while enjoying shorter hours, more time off, and earlier retirement. There is scope to make savings without being unfair.

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