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Friday 21 April 2017
Childcare support now available for parents.
EU students applying for university places in the 2018 to 2019 academic year will remain eligible for financial support.
Thursday 13 April 2017
Schools can use a buying framework negotiated by the government to save money on printers.
The Education Secretary sets out her vision to support all young people to access a good school and make the most of their talents.
Wednesday 12 April 2017
69,000 places to be created in biggest wave of new free school approvals this Parliament.
Tuesday 11 April 2017
Nick Gibb speaking at the Centre for Independent Studies.
Professor Julius Weinberg appointed next Chair of Ofsted.
Nearly 18,000 new childcare places created to help deliver 30 hours of free childcare.
Monday 10 April 2017
Four new appointments to the board of the independent exams regulator and one term extension.
Thursday 06 April 2017
The apprenticeship levy has come into force ensuring employers and learners get the skills they need.
Monday 03 April 2017
Investment will help create 600,000 extra school places, as well as improve or expand thousands of school buildings.
The institute supports the government’s commitment to invest in home grown-skills.
The School Standards Minister opens the International Summit on the Teaching Profession.
Thursday 30 March 2017
The Education Secretary addresses the Social Mobility Commission conference about transforming social mobility.
Announcing the launch of consultations on primary assessment and the recommendations of the Rochford Review.
Proposals to create a long-term, proportionate primary assessment system set out by Education Secretary Justine Greening.
Tuesday 28 March 2017
Applications open today for Step Up to Social Work, a 14-month fast-track programme.
New public property company set up to purchase and develop sites to help create 500 new free schools.
The new body will carry out the roles of the Education Funding Agency and Skills Funding Agency.
Friday 24 March 2017
Tom Bennett’s independent review providing practical guidance to teachers on how to tackle bad behaviour in classrooms has been published.
Wednesday 22 March 2017
Launch of new Childcare Choices website means parents now able to find available government support.
Monday 20 March 2017
The 11 plans are part of the Children’s Social Care Innovation Programme to help improve the lives of vulnerable children.
Tuesday 14 March 2017
Through the register, organisations that have met the criteria will deliver top-quality training for individuals and employers.
Friday 10 March 2017
Justine Greening speaks to school and college leaders about the teaching profession and the recruitment and retention package.
The Education Secretary addresses ASCL about her ambitions for the teaching profession and how to support teachers in a school-led system.
Tuesday 07 March 2017
The Spring Budget will provide funding to support free schools, the Prime Minister writes in The Telegraph.
Monday 06 March 2017
John Edwards will be the new Regional Schools Commissioner (RSC) for East Midlands and the Humber.
NAW 2017 runs from 6 to 10 March, bringing together employers and apprentices from across England to celebrate the success of apprenticeships.
Saturday 04 March 2017
Millions invested to create more school places and improve facilities for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
Wednesday 01 March 2017
Education Secretary sets out plans for relationships education in primary schools and relationships and sex education in secondary schools.
Tuesday 28 February 2017
Schools to receive £415 million to transform facilities and help pupils get healthy start to life.
Monday 27 February 2017
Antony Jenkins is formally appointed chair of apprenticeship body.
Friday 24 February 2017
Government proposes amendments to the Higher Education and Research Bill that will make real flexibility in learning a reality.
Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation addresses the Universities UK members’ conference.
Thursday 23 February 2017
Small businesses from across England feature in the Get In Go Far campaign, highlighting the benefits of apprenticeships.
Tuesday 21 February 2017
New employers network launched to help promote and champion diversity in apprenticeships.
The government calls for universities to do more to stop students buying custom written essays online.
Monday 20 February 2017
The Education Secretary's plans to strengthen qualified teacher status (QTS) and continued professional development from September 2019.
Friday 17 February 2017
Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening addresses the Chartered College of Teaching with her vision for the profession.
School Standards Minister Nick Gibb addresses Buckingham University PGCE students.