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Money saving deal for schools' printers

Money saving deal for schools' printers

Schools can use a buying framework negotiated by the government to save money on printers.

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Justine Greening's vision for the teaching profession

Justine Greening's vision for the teaching profession

The Education Secretary's plans to strengthen qualified teacher status (QTS) and continued professional development from September 2019.

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Education Secretary visits Derby on opportunity areas tour

Education Secretary visits Derby on opportunity areas tour

Derby is one of 12 areas across the country that will receive additional support to remove barriers to social mobility.

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Education Secretary literacy visit to Arsenal football club

Education Secretary literacy visit to Arsenal football club

Joint literacy partnership announced to improve educational achievements for children in north London.

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Views sought ahead of review into residential special education

Views sought ahead of review into residential special education

Call for evidence launches to seek views on the experience and outcomes for children in residential special schools and colleges.

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Industry professionals to lead technical education panels

Industry professionals to lead technical education panels

The Department for Education is seeking experienced industry professionals to help shape the future technical education system.

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Families to benefit from £50 million boost to childcare schemes

Families to benefit from £50 million boost to childcare schemes

Thousands of new childcare places for working parents will be created thanks to a £50 million scheme announced by the Education Secretary.

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Higher Education and Research Bill to be debated in the Lords

Higher Education and Research Bill to be debated in the Lords

The Higher Education and Research Bill enters committee stage.

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New deal to help schools save cash on computer equipment

New 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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New Year Honours 2017: education, children’s services, equalities

New Year Honours 2017: education, children’s services, equalities

The New Year Honours list recognises over 120 people for their contribution to education, children’s services and equality and diversity.

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Funding awarded to Education and Training Foundation

Funding awarded to Education and Training Foundation

We have awarded additional investment to the Education and Training Foundation to ensure high-quality further and technical education.

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Schools that work for everyone: consultation update

Schools that work for everyone: consultation update

We have made a clarification to the consultation document and added an additional data table, to remove any uncertainty or confusion.

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Education Secretary visits Blackpool on opportunity areas tour

Education Secretary visits Blackpool on opportunity areas tour

Blackpool is one of the first 6 areas across the country that will receive additional funding to identify ways of driving social mobility.

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New funding for school improvement

New funding for school improvement

The government announces new funding to address underperformance and help ensure every child has a good school place.

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Government's proposals for a new regulator for social workers

Government's proposals for a new regulator for social workers

Our social work reform policy and proposed changes to the Children and Social Work Bill.

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Technical education fit for the workforce of tomorrow

Technical education fit for the workforce of tomorrow

New proposals put employers at the heart of technical education and build a strong FE system that delivers the skills our economy needs.

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Building a school system that works for everyone

Building a school system that works for everyone

New proposals to create a 21st-century school system that works for everyone have been unveiled by Education Secretary Justine Greening.

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Building a school system that works for everyone

Building a school system that works for everyone

New proposals to create a 21st-century school system that works for everyone have been unveiled by Education Secretary Justine Greening.

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DfE email addresses are changing

DfE email addresses are changing

Update your Department for Education email address records from Saturday 1 October 2016.

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DfE ministerial appointments 2016

DfE ministerial appointments 2016

DfE ministerial appointments following Theresa May becoming Prime Minister.

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Amanda Spielman confirmed as next Ofsted Chief Inspector

Amanda Spielman confirmed as next Ofsted Chief Inspector

Amanda Spielman has today been confirmed as the next Chief Inspector of Ofsted after approval by the Privy Council.

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Cash savings for schools

Cash savings for schools

DfE offers schools the chance to save thousands on energy, ICT and multi-functional devices.

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Ofsted board: new members announced

Ofsted board: new members announced

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan today confirmed the appointment of 3 new non-executive Ofsted board members.

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National database of governors

National database of governors

Information for schools about the database, the reasons for establishing it, and the requirement to keep it up to date.

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EU referendum result: Department for Education update

EU referendum result: Department for Education update

A message about how the referendum result affects the Department for Education.

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Schools and organisations recognised for instilling character

Schools and organisations recognised for instilling character

DfE Character Awards winners for 2016 were announced today by Children and Families Minister Edward Timpson.

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Queen’s Birthday Honours 2016: education and children's services

Queen’s Birthday Honours 2016: education and children's services

The Queen’s Birthday Honours list recognises 109 people for contributions to education, children's services, equality and diversity.

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Schools tackling disadvantage celebrated at Pupil Premium Awards

Schools tackling disadvantage celebrated at Pupil Premium Awards

Education and Childcare Minister Sam Gyimah praises winners and urges others to follow their example.

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10 facts you need to know about academies

10 facts you need to know about academies

Information intended to dispel some common myths and misconceptions about the academies programme.

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Awards launched for schools best at instilling character

Awards launched for schools best at instilling character

The DfE Character Awards open for the second consecutive year.

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Register to buy tablet devices for your school

Register to buy tablet devices for your school

Schools should register their initial interest by 6 May 2016 to buy tablet devices using collective buying power.

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New Chief Schools Adjudicator appointed

New Chief Schools Adjudicator appointed

Secretary of State for Education Nicky Morgan has approved the appointment of Shan Scott as Chief Schools Adjudicator.

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University technical college applications: deadline set

University technical college applications: deadline set

The deadline for applications to establish a university technical college (UTC) is 7 October 2016.

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Education Secretary selects new Ofqual Chief Regulator

Education Secretary selects new Ofqual Chief Regulator

Nicky Morgan recommends Sally Collier for Ofqual Chief Regulator role.

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UK to host 2017 International Summit on the Teaching Profession

UK to host 2017 International Summit on the Teaching Profession

Delegations from all over the world will head to Scotland next year as the UK and Scottish governments jointly host the event.

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Landmark education bill completes passage through Parliament

Landmark education bill completes passage through Parliament

The Education and Adoption Bill has passed through Parliament.

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Primary school teacher assessment deadline changed

Primary school teacher assessment deadline changed

The Department for Education agrees to change the deadline for primary school teacher assessments for 2016 only.

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Five things you need to know about changes to primary assessment

Five things you need to know about changes to primary assessment

An overview of upcoming changes being made to primary assessment.

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Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2016

Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2016

Schools across England will take part in a study to help measure our progress in reading.

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Nicky Morgan underlines her commitment to technology in education

Nicky Morgan underlines her commitment to technology in education

Education Secretary welcomes the benefits of technology to schools and teachers during the BETT conference speech.

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Schools in £30 million savings boost after deal with Microsoft

Schools in £30 million savings boost after deal with Microsoft

Agreement means schools can spend less on backroom administration and more on directly helping students.

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New Year Honours list 2016: education and children's services

New Year Honours list 2016: education and children's services

The list of people working in education and children’s services who have received an honour.

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Winner of the 2015 Lord Glenamara Memorial Prize announced

Winner of the 2015 Lord Glenamara Memorial Prize announced

Newcastle student George Hunter recognised for his academic success, voluntary work, and raising awareness of mental health issues.

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New members appointed to the School Teachers' Review Body

New members appointed to the School Teachers' Review Body

New members join the School Teachers' Review Body (STRB) that looks at pay, duties and working time of teachers in England and Wales.

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China’s First Lady visits London school

China’s First Lady visits London school

Madame Peng Liyuan visits Fortismere School to observe a Mandarin class and hear about its student exchange programme with China.

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