Posts Tagged ‘effectiveness’

Great progress in developing a simplified funding system

Comments Off | 12-21-2015

Out of the 469 respondents, over 85% were positive about the effectiveness of our role in funding FE skills training and over 75% of respondents thought that actions we have taken over the last 12 months have improved how we operate.
Our simplification work has been recognised – 73% of respondents were positive about our simplified

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Details of £1.8 billion Midlands’ roads plan

Comments Off | 09-29-2015

The investment will see improvements and repairs along a series of motorways and A roads between now and 2021, giving road users simpler, faster and more reliable journeys. It will also boost the area’s economy and help to bring the country closer together.
The work is part of the government’s ‘Road Investment Strategy’ to triple levels

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Poole local authority school improvement inspection

Comments Off | 09-29-2015

The aim of these inspections is to assess the contribution of local authorities to improving education in England. Inspectors examine the effectiveness of local authorities’ statutory duty to promote high standards in schools and among other providers so that children and young people achieve well and fulfil their potential.
Ofsted carried out an inspection of the

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Government announces Monitor and Trust Development Authority move to single leadership to deliver increased support to hospitals

Comments Off | 06-12-2015

Today the Secretary of State is announcing the move to a single leader of Monitor and the Trust Development Authority (TDA), the organisations who are together responsible for providing increased support to hospitals to continue to improve care and boost efficiency.
The NHS, along with Monitor and TDA, have risen to the challenge presented by the

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MOD announces €200m Typhoon capability upgrade for the RAF

Comments Off | 02-25-2015

Alongside a number of avionics system upgrades, the contract will see the integration of the Brimstone 2 missile onto the world class combat aircraft and is expected to sustain more than 200 UK jobs based at BAE Systems in Lancashire and MBDA in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.
The Brimstone 2 close air support weapon will further enhance Typhoon’s

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£50 million armoured vehicles fleet support contract awarded

Comments Off | 01-23-2015

The 5-year contract will safeguard 100 jobs, and covers an array of design services including safety advice and elements of operational effectiveness for light, medium and heavy armoured vehicles.
It also combines a number of existing support contracts into a more efficient and effective contracting agreement, saving taxpayers’ money.
Philip Dunne MP, Minister for Defence Equipment, Support

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£31.7 million boost for ‘life-changing’ SEND reforms

Comments Off | 12-18-2014

The Department for Education has today (17 December 2014) announced it will invest a further £31.7 million in 2015 to 2016 to help local authorities in England continue to meet the costs of implementing the special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) reforms.
Children and Families Minister, Edward Timpson, said:
Our reforms put children and parents right at

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