DD1247 London Schools Excellence Fund – Round 3 Children in Care Award

Type of decision: 
Director's decision
Date signed: 
09 September 2014
Decision by: 
Jeff Jacobs, Head of Paid Service

Executive summary

MD1132 contains the Mayor’s approval of the establishment of the London Schools Excellence Fund (the “Fund”) to help London Schools make progress in raising school standards in literacy, numeracy, science, technology, engineering, maths and modern foreign and ancient languages.

This DD seeks approval from the Executive Director, Communities and Intelligence (C&I), for the award of £560,000, within round 3 of the Fund, to fund and evaluate a project that will improve the ability of foster carers to meaningfully engage with schools and the education of children in their care. The DD seeks approval on the contractual awards for the GLA’s education programme evaluation and grant awards for the learning and knowledge mobilisation programme.

Part 1: Non-confidential facts and advice