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Measures announced to help schools reduce teacher workload

Measures announced to help schools reduce teacher workload

Education Secretary announces new online resources for teachers to reduce time spent on 'unnecessary' tasks and support to focus on teaching.

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New free website for schools to advertise vacancies

New free website for schools to advertise vacancies

Education Secretary launches crackdown on “excessive” teacher recruitment costs.

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Multi million pound investment in state of the art facilities for children with special educational needs

Multi million pound investment in state of the art facilities for children with special educational needs

Schools to benefit from an extra £50million to improve facilities and create more good school places for children with special educational need. The Government also announced a further £680million to create 40,000 new good school places.

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HMCI responds to National Audit Office report

HMCI responds to National Audit Office report

Amanda Spielman, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector, responds to the National Audit Office (NAO) report, 'Ofsted's inspections of schools'.

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Prime Minister and Education Secretary host teachers at Number 10

Prime Minister and Education Secretary host teachers at Number 10

Around one hundred teachers attend reception at Downing Street to celebrate teachers' hard work and dedication.

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Schools to get expert advice from leading business advisers

Schools to get expert advice from leading business advisers

School Systems Minister Lord Agnew announces expert business advice for schools to help them make every penny of education funding count.

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Help Ofqual evaluate 2018's new GCSEs, AS and A levels

Help Ofqual evaluate 2018's new GCSEs, AS and A levels

We're looking for teachers to attend workshops to help us evaluate the impact of reformed qualifications.

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Drive to create more good school places for families

Drive to create more good school places for families

Education Secretary unveils measures to provide more choice and raise standards for children from all backgrounds.

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Boost in support for children with additional needs

Boost in support for children with additional needs

New contracts announced to improve training for school staff and provide additional advice for families

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A level biology students show stronger practical skills

A level biology students show stronger practical skills

Ofqual study shows that students studying reformed biology have stronger practical skills than those who took the pre-reform qualification.

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Education Secretary to set out vision for

Education Secretary to set out vision for "clearer" school system

Damian Hinds to overhaul “confusing” system of school accountability to give teachers more freedom and to boost development opportunities for new teachers.

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New National Schools Commissioner to help raise standards

New National Schools Commissioner to help raise standards

A new National Schools Commissioner is to be appointed following the excellent work of Sir David Carter, who is to retire from the civil service.

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GCSE computer science assessment arrangements

GCSE computer science assessment arrangements

Students studying GCSE computer science from this September will be assessed by exam only in 2020.

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Perceptions of qualifications in England: wave 16

Perceptions of qualifications in England: wave 16

The results of Ofqual's annual survey on perceptions of A levels, GCSEs and other qualifications in England. Conducted 24 October to 1 December 2017.

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Change of date for key stage 2 English reading test

Change of date for key stage 2 English reading test

Primary school teachers are reminded of the change to the order of key stage 2 (KS2) national curriculum tests (commonly called SATs) in May this year.

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New measure for fairer recording of primary school performance

New measure for fairer recording of primary school performance

School Standards Minister names preferred provider to deliver Reception Baseline Assessment.

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Measures to deliver quality education across all settings

Measures to deliver quality education across all settings

A package of measures to help make sure children receive the best possible education either at home or outside of school have been announced today (10 April).

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Measures to deliver quality education across all settings

Measures to deliver quality education across all settings

A package of measures to help make sure children receive the best possible education either at home or outside of school have been announced today (10 April).

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Funding boost to improve and expand school buildings

Funding boost to improve and expand school buildings

Over £500 million will improve and expand school buildings across the country and create more good school places.

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Boost to support disadvantaged families during the holidays

Boost to support disadvantaged families during the holidays

Organisations invited to apply for share of £2 million funding to run enrichment programmes during the school holidays.

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Information for parents: 2018 key stage 1 and 2 assessments

Information for parents: 2018 key stage 1 and 2 assessments

New information leaflet and videos published for parents of children in years 2 and 6, who will be taking national curriculum assessments (commonly called SATs).

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Ilford pupil celebrated in international short story competition

Ilford pupil celebrated in international short story competition

Ilford pupil wins third place out of 1,600 entries from across the Commonwealth in short story competition.

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Skills Minister highlights new provider access law for schools

Skills Minister highlights new provider access law for schools

New legislation requires all maintained schools and academies to provide opportunities for a range of education and training providers to have access to pupils.

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Top universities urged to open new maths schools

Top universities urged to open new maths schools

New network of specialist post-16 schools to drive up standards and help more disadvantaged pupils and girls study maths.

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Education Secretary visits Nottingham

Education Secretary visits Nottingham

Damian Hinds visits engineering academy and outstanding special school in the East Midlands

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Nick Gibb attends International Summit of the Teaching Profession

Nick Gibb attends International Summit of the Teaching Profession

School Standards Minister celebrates the dedication and passion of teachers around the world.

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Schools Minister launches programme to boost leadership

Schools Minister launches programme to boost leadership

School Standards Minister Nick Gibb visited Greater Manchester for the launch of a government funded programme to support future school leaders.

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Schools to support teachers' return to the classroom

Schools to support teachers' return to the classroom

Department for Education to test approaches to support teachers returning to work in schools in the West Midlands and South East of England.

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Damian Hinds sets out plans to help tackle teacher workload

Damian Hinds sets out plans to help tackle teacher workload

The Education Secretary pledges to tackle workload together with Ofsted and school leaders.

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Reappointment to the School Teachers’ Review Body

Reappointment to the School Teachers’ Review Body

Government reappoints Sir Robert Burgess and Jeanne Watson as members of the School Teachers' Review Body.

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Teaching Regulation Agency Chief Executive appointed

Teaching Regulation Agency Chief Executive appointed

Alan Meyrick confirmed as Chief Executive of agency responsible for the regulation of the teaching profession

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New bursary to get veterans into teaching

New bursary to get veterans into teaching

New government bursary of £40,000 available from September 2018 for ex-service personnel to retrain as teachers

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Secondary school places confirmed for thousands of pupils

Secondary school places confirmed for thousands of pupils

Pupils across the country will find out today (1 March) which secondary school has offered them a place for September, as education standards continue to rise.

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New Advanced Maths Premium can open more doors for young people

New Advanced Maths Premium can open more doors for young people

Schools will receive £600 for every additional pupil who takes an advanced maths qualification, helping to ensure Britain has skills for success in the future.

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Education Secretary celebrates students in the North East

Education Secretary celebrates students in the North East

A student from the North-East has been awarded the Lord Glenamara Memorial Prize

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New members announced for Ofqual board

New members announced for Ofqual board

The Department for Education has today (22 February) announced five new appointments to the Ofqual board.

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Multiplication tables check trials to begin in schools

Multiplication tables check trials to begin in schools

Government follows up phonics success with new multiplication tables trial.

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Measures announced to ensure talented trainees get into teaching

Measures announced to ensure talented trainees get into teaching

Changes to professional skills tests will make sure the best and brightest can pursue a career in teaching

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Government responds to consultation on disadvantage support

Government responds to consultation on disadvantage support

More disadvantaged pupils to benefit from additional support at school.

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Education Minister unveils new support for schools

Education Minister unveils new support for schools

Advice for schools on how to get the best value for money when buying support from businesses.

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Department for Education launches Commonwealth education pack

Department for Education launches Commonwealth education pack

School Standards Minister Nick Gibb launches teacher resource to celebrate Commonwealth.

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Damian Hinds Launches Global Celebration of Education

Damian Hinds Launches Global Celebration of Education

Secretary of State for Education opens Education World Forum

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Drive to raise education standards in areas most in need

Drive to raise education standards in areas most in need

New Education Secretary unveils plans to drive up standards by supporting underperforming schools and increase opportunities in areas most in need.

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Education Secretary makes first visit to Cambridgeshire school

Education Secretary makes first visit to Cambridgeshire school

Damian Hinds met with pupils and teachers at a primary school in Soham during his first visit as Secretary of State for Education.

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Revised arrangements for GCSE computer science

Revised arrangements for GCSE computer science

Change to non-exam assessment to ensure grades are fair and reliable in summer 2018

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