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Kirklees Ednet - Abbreviations of education terms
Category: Education
Date & country: 14/12/2007, UK
Words: 279


GCSE
General Certificate of Secondary Education

GNVQ
General National Vocational Qualifications

GOYH
Government Office for Yorkshire and the Humber

HCPG
Headteacher Cross-Phase Group

HE
Higher Education

Headlamp
Initiative providing support to new headteachers

HEFCE
Higher Education Funding Council for England

HI
Hearing Impaired

HLTA
Higher Level Teaching Assistant

HMCI
Her Majesty`s Chief Inspector

HMI
Her Majesty`s Inspector(ate)

HoS
Hands-on Support

HP
Huddersfield Pride

HR
Human Resources

ICT
Information and Communication Technology

IEP
Individual Education Plan

IIE
Investing in Excellence

IIP
Investors in Pupils

IM
Information Management

IMS
Information Management Strategy

INSET
In-Service Training

IQ
Intelligence Quotient

IRT
Identification, Referral and Tracking Project now ISA

ISA
Information Sharing and Assessment

ISB
Individual Schools` Budget

ITCAS
Information Technology Curriculum and Administration Support

ITS
Information and Technology Service

IYCE
Involving Young Citizens Equally

JD
Job Description

JRS
Judgement Recording Statement (as used by OFSTED)

KCOL
Kirklees Communities Online

KESS
Kirklees Education Support Service

KFMS
Kirklees Financial Management System (superseded by MPGL)

KHSH
Kirklees High School Heads

KHSS
Kirklees Healthy School Standard

KMSH
Kirklees Middle School Heads

KPH
Kirklees Primary Heads

KS1
Key Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2)

KS1-4
Key Stages of the National Curriculum

KS2
Key Stage 2 (Years 3, 4, 5 and 6)

KS3
Key Stage 3 (Years 7, 8 and 9)

KS4
Key Stage 4 (Years 10 and 11)

KS5
Key Stage 5 (Years 12 and 13)

KSSH
Kirklees Special School Heads

KTPB
Kirklees Teenage Pregnancy Board

KTPS
Kirklees Teenage Pregnancy Strategy

LAN
Local Area Network

LAP
Local Area Plan

LD
Learning Difficulties

LEA
Local Education Authority (also the council)

LES
LAN Extension Services

LI
Language Impairment

LIG
Leadership Incentive Grant

LLRG
Lifelong Learning Resources Group

LM
Learning Mentor

LMS
Local Management of Schools

LMSS
Local Management of Special Schools

LP
Learning Partnership

LPS
Local Policy Statement

LSA
Learning Support Assistant

LSC
Learning and Skills Council (responsible for funding and planning education and training for 16+)

LSR
Land Supply Review

LSU
Learning Support Unit

MAST
Management, Advice, Support and Training/Multi-Agency Support Team

MCI
Management Charter Initiative

MFL
Modern Foreign Language(s)

MLD
Moderate Learning Difficulties

MLE
Managed Learning Environment

MoU
Memorandum of Understanding

MSUS
Microsoft Software Update Server

NAHT
National Association of Headteachers

NAS-UWT
National Association of Schoolmasters and Women Teachers

NC
National Curriculum

NDS
New Deal for Schools (in relation to capital funding)

NEC
National Extension College

New Approaches
A funding system which puts extra money into schools to give early help to pupils with special educational needs (which fits in with the SEN Code of Practice)

NNI
Neighbourhood Nursery Initiative

NNS
National Numeracy Strategy

NOR
Number on Roll (number of pupils in a school)

NPQH
National Professional Qualification for Headship

NQT
Newly-Qualified Teacher

NQTS
Newly-Qualified Teacher Status

NRA
National Record of Achievement

NRF
Neighbourhood Renewal Fund; Extra funding for the 88 poorest LA districts

NRS
Neighbourhood Renewal Strategy

NTA
Non-Teaching Assistant

NTS
Non-Teaching Support

NUT
National Union of Teachers

OCR
Optical Character Recognition

ODPM
Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (with many of the duties of the former DoETR)

OFSTED
Office for Standards in Education – a non-ministerial government department, independent from the DfES whose purpose is to improve standards of achievement and the quality of education through regular inspections and public reports.

OLEA
Other Local Education Authorities

OOSHL
Out of School Hours Learning

PAA
Priority Admission Area

PAL
Planned Admission Limit

PAN
Published Admission Number

PANDA
Performance and Assessment Report

PCT
Primary Care Trust

PDA
Personal Digital Assistant

PE
Physical Education