Education Acronyms

Alphabetical Listing of Education Acronyms

  • KS4 — Key Stage 4 Years 10-11 (15 – 16 year olds)
  • LA — Local Authority
  • LAC — Looked After Children
  • LAP — Local Achievement Partnership
  • LDP — Local Delivery Plan
  • LEA — Local Education Authority
  • Learndirect — National Education and Training Helpline
  • LIF — Local Initiative Fund
  • LIG — Leadership Incentive Grant
  • LLDD — Learner with Learning Difficulties or Disabilities
  • LMS — Local Management of Schools
  • LMSS — Local Management of Special Schools
  • LPSA — Local Public Service Agreement
  • LPSH — Leadership Programme for Serving Headteachers
  • LRM — Local Resource Management
  • LSB — Local Schools Budget (i.e. the total budget available to be spent on schools)
  • LSC — Learning and Skills Council
  • LSDA — Learning Skills Development Agency
  • LSE — Library Services for Education
  • LSP — Local Strategic Partnership
  • LSW — Learning Support Workers
  • M.Ed — Master of Education
  • MA — Master of Arts
  • MCI — Management Charter Initiative
  • MENCAP — Royal Society for Mentally Handicapped Children and Adults
  • MFL — Modern Foreign Languages
  • MIND — National Association for Mental Health
  • MIS — Management Information System
  • MLD — Moderate Learning Difficulty
  • MSc — Master of Science
  • MTFS — Medium Term Financial Strategy
  • NACAB — National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux
  • NACE — National Association for Able Children in Education
  • NAGC — National Association for Gifted Children
  • NAGM — National Association of Governors and Managers
  • NAHT — National Association of Headteachers
  • NAPE — National Association for Primary Education
  • NAS — National Autistic Society
  • NASUWT — National Association of School Teachers/Union of Women Teachers
  • NATFHE — National Association of Teachers in Further and Higher Education
  • NC — National Curriculum
  • NCB — National Children’s Bureau
  • NCER — National Consortium of Examination Results
  • NCMA — National Childminding Association
  • NCPTA — National Conference of Parent Teacher Associations
  • NCSL — National College of School Leadership
  • NCT — Non-contact time
  • NCT — National Curriculum Tests
  • NCVQ — National Council for Vocational Qualifications
  • NCY — National Curriculum Year
  • NDS — New Deal for Schools
  • NEET — Not in Education, Employment or Training
  • NEOST — National Employers Organisation for School Teachers
  • NETTS — National Education and Training Targets
  • NFER — National Federation for Educational Research
  • NGC — National Council for Governing Bodies
  • NGFL — National Grid for Learning
  • NHS HT — National Health Service Hospital Trust
  • NHS PT — National Health Service Partnership Trust
  • NIACE — National Institute of Adult Continuing Education
  • NLP — National Literacy Project
  • NN — Neighbourhood Nurseries
  • NNEB — National Nursery Examination Board
  • NOCN — National Open College Network
  • NOF — New Opportunities Fund
  • NoR — Number on Roll
  • NPQH — National Professional Qualification for Headship
  • NPQSL — National Professional Qualification for Subject Leaders
  • NQT — Newly Qualified Teacher
  • NSPCC — National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
  • NUPE — National Union of Public Employees
  • NUT — National Union of Teachers
  • NVQ — National Vocational Qualifications
  • O and A — Observation and Assessment
  • OCN — Open College Network
  • OCR — Oxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations
  • OFSTED — Office for Standards in Education
  • OJC — Officers’ Joint Committee (BMDC) with Unison
  • OOHL — Out of Hours Learning
  • OU — Open University
  • PAC — Public Affairs & Communications (BMDC)
  • PAN — Planned Admission Number
  • PANDA — Performance and Data Analysis
  • PANDAS — Performance and Assessment Documents
  • PAT — Professional Association of Teachers
  • PATA — Parent and Toddler Association
  • PCT — Primary Care Team
  • PDC — Professional Development Consultancy
  • PE — Physical Education
  • PEACH — Parents for the Early intervention of Autism in Children
  • PEO — Principal Education Officer
  • PEPs — Personal Education Plans
  • PEX — Permanent Exclusion from school
  • PfS — Playing for Success
  • PGCE — Postgraduate Certificate of Education
  • PID — Project Initiation Document
  • PIN — Parents Information Network
  • PIP — Performance Improvement Plan
  • PIs — Performance Indicators
  • PLASC — Pupil Level Annual Schools Census (replaced by School Census from January 2007)

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