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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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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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New support for flexible working in schools pledged at summit

New support for flexible working in schools pledged at summit

Justine Greening announced new pilot programmes to employ teachers flexibly, and coaching schemes for women working in education.

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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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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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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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Research into national curriculum testing at key stage 2

Research into national curriculum testing at key stage 2

Findings on sampling and review of accessibility in key stage 2 reading and maths tests.

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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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Call for evidence: teacher involvement in developing exam papers

Call for evidence: teacher involvement in developing exam papers

Please contribute your views to Ofqual's review by 31 October 2017.

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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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Reducing regulatory burden: the Ofqual handbook and more

Reducing regulatory burden: the Ofqual handbook and more

Ofqual announces package of measures to reduce regulatory burden, including a new online handbook.

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National Reference Test 2018

National Reference Test 2018

Letters being sent to schools selected for participation.

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National Reference Test 2018

National Reference Test 2018

Letters being sent to schools selected for participation.

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Appointments to the School Teachers’ Review Body

Appointments to the School Teachers’ Review Body

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

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Improvements to the primary assessment system announced

Improvements to the primary assessment system announced

Government responds to the primary assessment consultations.

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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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Changes to the publication of geographical breakdowns of data

Changes to the publication of geographical breakdowns of data

For the academic year 2017 to 2018 and beyond, Ofqual will release publications based on data for England only.

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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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Review of exam setting processes

Review of exam setting processes

Review of rules regarding serving teachers writing and reviewing exam papers

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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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Guide to GCSE results for England, 2017

Guide to GCSE results for England, 2017

Ofqual's guide to results, standards and grade boundaries in the 2017 GCSE results.

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Response to Daily Telegraph story on new GCSE grades

Response to Daily Telegraph story on new GCSE grades

Statement in relation to misleading story ahead of GCSE results

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Guide to AS and A level results for England, 2017

Guide to AS and A level results for England, 2017

Ofqual's guide to results, standards and grade boundaries in the 2017 AS and A level results.

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Are you a current Functional Skills maths teacher?

Are you a current Functional Skills maths teacher?

Take part in our online research study

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£16 million drive to boost maths skills for post Brexit Britain

£16 million drive to boost maths skills for post Brexit Britain

Sir Adrian Smith review underlines the value of post-16 maths and calls for more action to support young people

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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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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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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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Presentations from Ofqual's summer series symposium 2017

Presentations from Ofqual's summer series symposium 2017

Ofqual's symposium covered a number of topics relating to this year's exams.

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Additional GCSE, AS and A level grounds for appeal

Additional GCSE, AS and A level grounds for appeal

Schools in England will have a second chance to challenge GCSE, AS & A level and project results if they have concerns about marking errors.

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OCR English literature exam, 26 May 2017

OCR English literature exam, 26 May 2017

Ofqual's statement about the error in OCR's English literature exam paper.

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Manchester incident: advice for schools and students

Manchester incident: advice for schools and students

Ofqual statement on Manchester incident: advice for schools and students

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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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Ofsted welcomes new Chair

Ofsted welcomes new Chair

HMCI Amanda Spielman welcomes Professor Julius Weinberg to Ofsted's non-executive board.

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New Ofsted Chair announced

New Ofsted Chair announced

Professor Julius Weinberg appointed next Chair of Ofsted.

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Ofqual welcomes new members to the board

Ofqual welcomes new members to the board

Four new appointments to the board of the independent exams regulator and one term extension.

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Perceptions of A levels and GCSEs in England: wave 15

Perceptions of A levels and GCSEs in England: wave 15

The results of Ofqual's annual survey on perceptions of A levels, GCSEs and other qualifications. Conducted 2 November to 2 December 2016.

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