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Leading organisations pledge to boost flexible working in schools

Leading organisations pledge to boost flexible working in schools

More than 60 pledges to encourage flexible working in the teaching profession have been made following the first Flexible Working in Schools Summit

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Government launches consultation on accelerated degrees

Government launches consultation on accelerated degrees

New proposals for two-year accelerated degrees could leave students over £25,000 better off.

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Education Secretary expands UK China internship programme

Education Secretary expands UK China internship programme

At least 300 young people will have the chance to live and work in China following the expansion of a government-funded internship scheme.

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Pupils from across the country celebrate Mandarin success

Pupils from across the country celebrate Mandarin success

School Standards Minister Nick Gibb has praised the first cohort of pupils on the Mandarin Excellence Programme for their excellent first year results.

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Social worker accreditation system plans announced

Social worker accreditation system plans announced

Phased roll-out of the National Assessment and Accreditation System from 2018

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Pupils in England climb global rankings in reading and literacy

Pupils in England climb global rankings in reading and literacy

PIRLS ranks England joint eighth out of 50 countries, and among the highest-performing in Europe

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Views sought on early years education for disadvantaged children

Views sought on early years education for disadvantaged children

A consultation is being launched on new proposals on eligibility for free 15 hour childcare for two-year-olds.

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Careers guidance for modern country unveiled

Careers guidance for modern country unveiled

Tailored advice will be at the heart of a new Careers Strategy designed to make sure young people have the skills they need and employers want post-Brexit.

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Education Secretary visits School of the Year

Education Secretary visits School of the Year

Justine Greening visits TES School of the Year 2017, Broadford Primary School.

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£45m boost for young people with SEND

£45m boost for young people with SEND

Multi-million pound package announced to support children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities

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Justine Greening hosts first ever DfE Skills Summit

Justine Greening hosts first ever DfE Skills Summit

The Summit will signal the start of a new partnership with business that will spread opportunity to more communities.

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Universities Minister breaks ground at the Dyson Institute

Universities Minister breaks ground at the Dyson Institute

Jo Johnson visited Dyson Institute today to mark the opening of their new village for engineering and technology students

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Consultation on disadvantaged entitlements under Universal Credit

Consultation on disadvantaged entitlements under Universal Credit

Views sought on support for disadvantaged pupils.

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Research partner announced for children’s social care project

Research partner announced for children’s social care project

Cardiff University awarded research partnership for new What Works Centre

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Plans to further boost teacher recruitment and development

Plans to further boost teacher recruitment and development

Staff at the National College for Teaching and Leadership and the Department for Education to form one team to support teachers at every stage of their career.

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Healthy eating guidance published for the early years sector

Healthy eating guidance published for the early years sector

Example menus developed with nutrition experts to support early years providers

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Chair of Residential Care Leadership Board appointed

Chair of Residential Care Leadership Board appointed

Children's Minister appoints Alan Wood to lead work on improving residential care

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Chair of Residential Care Leadership Board appointed

Chair of Residential Care Leadership Board appointed

Children's Minister appoints Alan Wood to lead work on improving residential care

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Relationships and Sex Education for the 21st Century

Relationships and Sex Education for the 21st Century

Ian Bauckham to advise government on improving Relationships and Sex Education in schools

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Justine Greening launches new Institute for Teaching

Justine Greening launches new Institute for Teaching

Education Secretary opens the Institute for Teaching, urging the profession to embrace the high-quality training it will provide.

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Level 4 & 5 technical education to be reviewed

Level 4 & 5 technical education to be reviewed

Government to review how to extend technical education reforms to higher levels

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Education Secretary revisits her former secondary school

Education Secretary revisits her former secondary school

Justine Greening celebrates the official opening of new buildings at her old high school in Rotherham.

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Multi million pound funding for new Higher Education provider

Multi million pound funding for new Higher Education provider

Universities Minister pledges £15m funding for new engineering institution

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PE and Sports Premium doubles to £320 million

PE and Sports Premium doubles to £320 million

Funding will improve the quality of PE and sport provision in our schools, helping children to be healthy and active

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Minister appoints new apprenticeship ambassadors

Minister appoints new apprenticeship ambassadors

New MP ambassadors appointed to champion apprenticeship programme

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Richard Pennycook appointed Lead Non Executive Board Member

Richard Pennycook appointed Lead Non Executive Board Member

The Secretary of State has appointed Richard Pennycook to be Lead Non-Executive Board Member

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Hundreds of pupils on track towards fluency in Mandarin

Hundreds of pupils on track towards fluency in Mandarin

Schools Standards Minister celebrates the success of young people learning the most spoken language in the world.

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New route into classroom for aspiring teachers

New route into classroom for aspiring teachers

The postgraduate teaching apprenticeship will offer top graduates an alternative route into the profession

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Jo Johnson calls for free speech to be protected on campus

Jo Johnson calls for free speech to be protected on campus

Universities Minister states ambition for free speech at university.

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Anne Milton supports Team UK at WorldSkills 2017

Anne Milton supports Team UK at WorldSkills 2017

Minister attends global skills competition for young people from 65 countries.

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Thirty two academy leaders elected to help schools thrive

Thirty two academy leaders elected to help schools thrive

Names of academy leaders elected to headteacher boards announced

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Education Secretary announces first new T levels

Education Secretary announces first new T levels

Biggest ever overhaul of technical education to deliver a skills revolution for Brexit Britain.

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Education Secretary opens new high speed rail college

Education Secretary opens new high speed rail college

Education Secretary visits Doncaster to launch new technical education college

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Plans launched to drive social mobility in Opportunity Areas

Plans launched to drive social mobility in Opportunity Areas

Education Secretary launches plans to raise education standards and broaden the horizons of young people in areas struggling with social mobility.

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New education and skills measures announced

New education and skills measures announced

Education Secretary outlines plans to provide opportunity for all and ensure we have the skills needed for a modern, post-Brexit economy.

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Sir Theodore Agnew appointed as minister

Sir Theodore Agnew appointed as minister

The Prime Minister has announced Sir Theodore Agnew will take up a role as minister in the Lords at the Department for Education.

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Thousands more children on track to become fluent readers

Thousands more children on track to become fluent readers

Phonics Screening Check results published today (28 September) show standards improving.

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Deal to help schools save cash on computer equipment

Deal to help schools save cash on computer equipment

DfE offers schools the chance to save on tablets, laptops and desktop devices.

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Fairer funding system to end 'postcode lottery' for schools

Fairer funding system to end 'postcode lottery' for schools

Education Secretary Justine Greening sets out measures to replace 'outdated' school funding system

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New training opportunities for thousands of teachers

New training opportunities for thousands of teachers

£75 million Teaching and Leadership Innovation Fund will provide teachers with skills and knowledge-based training

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Partnership is key to creating more good school places

Partnership is key to creating more good school places

Education Secretary Justine Greening calls for closer working between independent and state schools to create more good school places.

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Universities must embrace accountability

Universities must embrace accountability

Minister outlines plans to boost accountability and transparency across high education sector

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Back to school for thousands of pupils as new free schools open

Back to school for thousands of pupils as new free schools open

33,000 new school places created as number of free schools, studio schools and university technical colleges opened since 2011 passes 500.

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GCSE results day 2017

GCSE results day 2017

Minister of State for School Standards, Nick Gibb, congratulates students on GCSE results day

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A level results day 2017

A level results day 2017

Minister of State for School Standards, Nick Gibb congratulates students on A level results day

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Department For Education


The Department for Education is responsible for education and children’s services in England. We work to achieve a highly educated society in which opportunity is equal for children and young people, no matter what their background or family circumstances.


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