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Wednesday 14 November 2018
Projects launched to improve children's early language and literacy, and boost parents' confidence with home learning
Tuesday 13 November 2018
The Government is taking swift action in Northamptonshire to make sure that vulnerable children and families receive the support they need.
Friday 09 November 2018
Floor and coasting standards to be used to identify schools which would benefit from an offer of support
Wednesday 07 November 2018
New £84million National Centre to improve the teaching of computing and drive participation in computer science
Accounts of thousands of academies published, alongside list of trusts late submitting two or more financial returns
Multi-million pound initiative will help teachers and leaders prepare for new T Levels
Tuesday 06 November 2018
Innovative £15 million fund will help struggling colleges to improve
Monday 05 November 2018
Education Secretary Damian Hinds underlines his support in tackling teacher workload by making data collection simpler
Saturday 03 November 2018
The government has announced the panel who will advise on the selection of the next 'Nation's Poet'
Friday 02 November 2018
New apps and digital tools will revolutionise how students choose the right university for them
Five hundred new or improved breakfast clubs signed up since March under government-funded programme worth up to £26 million
Wednesday 31 October 2018
Damian Hinds announces 12 Social Mobility Commissioners to support the new Chair of the Social Mobility Commission, Dame Martina Milburn.
Tuesday 30 October 2018
Andrew Warren will oversee academies across the region to help raise standards
Friday 26 October 2018
Nadhim Zahawi, Minister for Children and Families, spoke at the launch of a landmark package of support for young people leaving care.
Landmark package of support announced to help raise aspirations and outcomes for care leavers
Thursday 25 October 2018
Government to roll-out more swimming lessons, extra teaching and improved guidance – supported by £320 million PE and Sport Premium.
Wednesday 24 October 2018
New report shows more than 700,000 pupils benefiting from whole class instrumental teaching.
Monday 22 October 2018
Government outlines plans to tackle grade inflation in its response to the subject-level TEF consultation
Thursday 18 October 2018
Consultation launched to help more adults get the digital skills they need to get on in life and work
Wednesday 17 October 2018
Damian Hinds today (17 October) spoke at a roundtable at the Centre for Social Justice on alternative provision and exclusions.
Friday 12 October 2018
Eighty new expert teachers to be recruited from industry into further education through the £5 million Taking Teaching Further programme.
Thursday 11 October 2018
Education Secretary speaks at launch of Confederation of School Trusts to praise the diversity and accountability of academies.
Education Secretary praises the diversity and accountability of the academies system, saying leaders “should be in the driving seat”.
Monday 08 October 2018
Damian Hinds challenges employers and universities to seek out all the talent in the North East of England
Friday 05 October 2018
Nadhim Zahawi speaks to the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) about closing the attainment gap in the early years.
Tuesday 02 October 2018
Education Secretary Damian Hinds has today announced a number of measures to make sure all children have access to a world class education.
Friday 28 September 2018
Young people from all walks of life who want to be economists could get a salaried government apprenticeship while studying for their degree, with the launch of a new career opportunity.
Thursday 27 September 2018
Official figures show 163,000 more six-year-olds are on track to become fluent readers than in 2012 thanks to our focus on phonics
Tuesday 18 September 2018
Communities Secretary confirms he is concluding the government’s intervention in Rotherham metropolitan borough council and returning all powers to the authority.
Friday 14 September 2018
Film director Richard Curtis joins International Development Secretary, Education Secretary and the British Council to launch new education programme.
Thursday 13 September 2018
Sam Gyimah announces funding to boost UK-US international exchange programme
Wednesday 12 September 2018
Nadhim Zahawi spoke about the department's guidance on sexual violence and sexual harassment between pupils at law firm Farrer and Co's safeguarding conference.
Tuesday 11 September 2018
New survey, marking the first anniversary of the 30 hours childcare offer, shows almost 70 per cent of parents are spending less money per week on childcare.
More students from across the globe are choosing to study at UK universities, according to an international study on the world’s best education systems.
Monday 10 September 2018
New T Level panel members announced including key individuals from The British Council, Toni & Guy and the Dogs Trust
Government appoints Dr Andrew Waller and Ms Harriet Kemp as members of the School Teachers' Review Body.
Saturday 08 September 2018
School Standards Minister Nick Gibb today (8 September) addressed ResearchED at Harris Secondary Academy, St Johns Wood.
Friday 07 September 2018
Secretary of State for Education, Damian Hinds MP visits Ireland to reinforce the close relationship between the two countries.
Wednesday 05 September 2018
As pupils return to school, a survey has revealed that 9 out of 10 new teachers are positive about how well their training has prepared them for the classroom.
Minister Sam Gyimah spoke about the value of Great Britain's universities at UUK's annual conference in Sheffield.