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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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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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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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Securing value for money for students and taxpayers

Securing value for money for students and taxpayers

Jo Johnson outlines plans for subject-level Teaching Excellence Framework and a crackdown on vice chancellor pay

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Childcare service opens for parents with children under five

Childcare service opens for parents with children under five

Eligible families can save up to £5,000 a year when the new 30 hours free childcare offer opens in September.

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Ambition for vast majority of students to study core academic GCSEs

Ambition for vast majority of students to study core academic GCSEs

School Standards Minister Nick Gibb sets out the government’s ambition for 90% of children to study the core academic subjects at GCSE.

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Benefits of 30 hours confirmed as free childcare places soar

Benefits of 30 hours confirmed as free childcare places soar

An independent evaluation of the offer finds increased working hours, greater flexibility and improved finances among benefits for parents.

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£1.3bn for core schools budget delivers rise in per pupil funding

£1.3bn for core schools budget delivers rise in per pupil funding

Education Secretary announces additional £1.3billion for schools funding over two years - meaning schools funding will be £2.6billion higher

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

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Update on school cladding safety checks

Update on school cladding safety checks

Schools, further education colleges and universities have been asked to carry out building checks following the Grenfell fire.

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Education Secretary unveils schemes to tackle social mobility

Education Secretary unveils schemes to tackle social mobility

In a speech at the Sutton Trust's Social Mobility Summit 2017 on 12 July, Justine Greening sets out new government initiatives.

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£30 million boost to projects supporting vulnerable young people

£30 million boost to projects supporting vulnerable young people

Children's minister Robert Goodwill announces funding for 24 projects, as part of the Children's Social Care Innovation Programme.

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Justine Greening: Britain needs a skills revolution

Justine Greening: Britain needs a skills revolution

Mission to deliver world-class technical education to give young people the best start.

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Primary school tests show schools rising to the challenge

Primary school tests show schools rising to the challenge

Results published today (4 July 2017) show that the percentage of children achieving the expected standard in primary school has risen.

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Department for Education ministerial portfolios announced

Department for Education ministerial portfolios announced

The Department for Education (DfE) has confirmed its ministerial team’s portfolios today (3 July).

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