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News story: Research reveals lesser known qualifications could help boost skills and jobs

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 09:10
Level 4 and 5 qualifications could be the key to unlocking skills demanded by employers
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News story: New technology to spearhead classroom revolution

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 23:15
Education Secretary challenges the tech industry to launch an education revolution for schools, colleges and universities.
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News story: Projects to improve education for children with additional needs

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 09:48
Nine projects across the country have been awarded a share of £4million to transform the education and outcomes of children taught in alternative provision.
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News story: Languages boost to deliver skilled workforce for UK's businesses

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 23:15
School Standards Minister Nick Gibb unveils new drive to deliver a nation of confident linguists and ensure businesses have the skilled workers they need.
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News story: Multimillion investment in early years education and boost social mobility

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 09:22
Education Secretary sets his vision to support a child's early years development, in his first major speech on social mobility
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Speech: Education Secretary sets vision for boosting social mobility

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 13:31
Damian Hinds speaks at Resolution Foundation about closing the attainment gap by tackling the 'last taboo' of education - the home learning environment.
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News story: Free holiday activities and meals for disadvantaged families

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 23:15
Children and Families Minister Nadhim Zahawi announces funding for thousands of families to benefit from free healthy meals and activities in the summer holidays.
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News story: New Council for Internet Safety in the UK

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 15:14
The Government has taken the first step to establish a new UK Council for Internet Safety (UKCIS)
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News story: Curriculum programme pilots to reduce time spent planning lessons

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 09:49
The first round of £7.7million Curriculum Fund will make it easier for teachers to find and share high-quality lesson plans and resources
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News story: Government to fund pay rise for teachers

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 10:37
Teachers are in line for a pay rise of up to £1,366 a year as part of the government’s pay deal for around a million public sector workers.
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News story: Around one million public sector workers to get pay rise

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 10:02
Around one million public sector workers are set to benefit from the biggest pay rise in almost 10 years.
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News story: £1million to improve life skills for young people in Doncaster

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 15:26
Opportunity Area scheme launched to offer sports, arts and cultural activities to disadvantaged young people, building character and resilience
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Press release: James Brokenshire proposes to remove commissioners from Rotherham council after 3-year intervention

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 13:19
The government is set to end the intervention into Rotherham council 3 years after calling in inspectors.
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News story: Measures announced to help schools reduce teacher workload

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 08:30
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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News story: Plans to help children in foster care experience loving and stable homes

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 15:00
Children and Families Minister Nadhim Zahawi announces new measures to improve foster care, as part of the government's response to two fostering reviews.
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News story: Students praise quality of colleges and training providers

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 08:37
New figures reveal how satisfied students are in further education
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Press release: New relationships and health education in schools

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 23:15
Draft guidance published today to make sure education prepares young people for life in the modern world.
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News story: New multi-million pound deal to boost skills across West Midlands

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 09:36
Education Secretary visits Dudley College to announce new deal with West Midlands Combined Authority
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News story: New Chair of the Social Mobility Commission confirmed

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 09:37
Education Select Committee endorses appointment of Dame Martina Milburn as Chair of the Social Mobility Commission.
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Press release: More pupils in England reach expected standard at key stage 2

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 11:48
Primary school standards continue to rise nationally.
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