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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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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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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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Malpractice for GCSEs, AS and A levels: 2017

Malpractice for GCSEs, AS and A levels: 2017

Official statistics for malpractice in GCSE, AS and A level exams in summer 2017.

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More help for vulnerable children to attend top boarding schools

More help for vulnerable children to attend top boarding schools

The Boarding School Partnerships Information Service has been launched to give more vulnerable children the chance to attend boarding schools.

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Minister meets top teaching graduates at University of Manchester

Minister meets top teaching graduates at University of Manchester

School Standards Minister Nick Gibb met new teacher trainees at a graduation ceremony at the University of Manchester

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Justine Greening unveils plans to boost support for new teachers

Justine Greening unveils plans to boost support for new teachers

The Education Secretary has launched a consultation to strengthen Qualified Teacher Status and improve career progression for teachers.

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Ofqual publishes reports relating to 2017 GCSEs, AS and A levels

Ofqual publishes reports relating to 2017 GCSEs, AS and A levels

Our summer report is being published alongside reviews of marking and moderation statistics and a range of associated analyses.

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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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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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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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Consultation on revised arrangements for GCSE computer science

Consultation on revised arrangements for GCSE computer science

Evidence suggests changes are required to ensure grades are fair and reliable in summer 2018.

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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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Reappointment to the School Teachers’ Review Body

Reappointment to the School Teachers’ Review Body

Ken Clark reappointed to the School Teachers' Review Body (STRB), which looks at pay, duties and working time of teachers in England and Wales.

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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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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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