Entries by eGov Digital

Europe’s largest authority embraces ePEP Online.

We are delighted to continue working closely with Birmingham City Council as their chosen PEP provider since 2016. We are now the largest single cloud platform supporting the majority of authorities within the West Midlands. The Birmingham Virtual School have also taken their rightful position onboard the ePEP National Advisory Group, working in partnership with other regional representatives […]

ePEP Online Links Attendance Call data

Welcome to Attendance Call I am delighted to announce the opening of a new exciting venture to benefit looked after children and supporting professionals. We have developed a new and enhanced children’s monitoring service for tracking attendance and collecting attainment data. The new secure service will use direct dial calling to schools and other providers to monitor children’s daily attendance and notify professionals about […]

Northampton gives an outstanding case study for ePEP

Background An important part of the service improvement undertaken by Northamptonshire County Council, is the need to significantly improve the educational outcomes for all looked after children and young people (LAC) in care. Early on in the journey, it became clear that to achieve this aim, NCC needs to change the way they support, deliver […]

SMART Targets

After a successful 5th Advisory Group meeting the Virtual Heads from around the country have now develop the new SMART target section. A smart target is defined as such: S = Specific S = Specific M = Measurable A = Attainable R = Relevant, Rigorous, Realistic, and Results Focused T = Timely and Trackable Smart […]

Squiddle Private Space for Children

Squiddle – Online chronological archive for vulnerable children. The secure Squiddle platform provides a private space for young people to communicate with their teacher, social worker or any other professional supporting the child. The concept turns Facebook upside down allowing the child to securely record chronological events and educational achievements privately. This Private space allows the teacher to […]

PEP completion rates increase

PEP completion rates have significantly increased for authorities using ePEP’s new feature (Mandatory Data Fields). System administrators can now customise the professional section within ePEP’s user matrix to ensure Social workers and Designated teachers complete important data requirements and questions. The system alerts professionals if targets are not completed PEP’s are not completed within  timescale, […]

FFT & The Fischer Family Trust

Schools & Academies You can access FFT Aspire data and support in one of the following ways: Option 1: Via your Local Authority (including Academies) – please contact your LA for further details Option 2: Via FFT direct through an individual School subscription Option 3: Via FFT direct through a School Group subscription (discounted rate […]

Widgit Symbols

One of the great features of ePEP are the sections for the young people to complete using interactive avatars. The young person has numerous options to choose from, children with reading difficulties or a visual impairment significantly benefit from the spoken questions by the avatar. This technique guarantees for whatever reason the child cannot read or has […]

Pupil Premium Plus

Additional funds for children in care become available from April 2014 through the Pupil Premium Plus (PP+). Besides increasing the amount to £1900 per child, the funds will be available from the first day a child comes in to care. The Virtual School head in each local authority will be responsible for administrating the Pupil Premium […]