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News story: New measure to tackle grade inflation at university

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 11:27
Government outlines plans to tackle grade inflation in its response to the subject-level TEF consultation
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News story: Adults to benefit from digital skills overhaul

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 15:03
Consultation launched to help more adults get the digital skills they need to get on in life and work
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News story: Education Secretary vows to take action on school exclusions

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 15:18
Damian Hinds today (17 October) spoke at a roundtable at the Centre for Social Justice on alternative provision and exclusions.
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Press release: FE providers benefit from scheme to boost teaching workforce

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 09:24
Eighty new expert teachers to be recruited from industry into further education through the £5 million Taking Teaching Further programme.
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Speech: Damian Hinds speech at Confederation of School Trusts conference

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 17:19
Education Secretary speaks at launch of Confederation of School Trusts to praise the diversity and accountability of academies.
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News story: Damian Hinds: Autonomy leads to progress in our schools

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 16:26
Education Secretary praises the diversity and accountability of the academies system, saying leaders “should be in the driving seat”.
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News story: Education Secretary launches £24 million programme for North East

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 23:15
Damian Hinds challenges employers and universities to seek out all the talent in the North East of England
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Speech: Children and Families Minister's NAHT early years speech

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 15:49
Nadhim Zahawi speaks to the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) about closing the attainment gap in the early years.
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News story: New education and skills measures announced

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 14:28
Education Secretary Damian Hinds has today announced a number of measures to make sure all children have access to a world class education.
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News story: New civil service economics apprenticeship offers young people job route into government

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 08:34
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.
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News story: More children on track to be fluent readers in primary school

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 08:46
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
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Press release: James Brokenshire removes commissioners from Rotherham council after 3-year intervention

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 16:39
Communities Secretary confirms he is concluding the government’s intervention in Rotherham metropolitan borough council and returning all powers to the authority.
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Press release: UK aid to connect UK schools with classrooms around the world

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 11:37
Film director Richard Curtis joins International Development Secretary, Education Secretary and the British Council to launch new education programme.
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News story: Minister commits to transnational partnership

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 10:14
Sam Gyimah announces funding to boost UK-US international exchange programme
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Speech: Children and Families Minister speaks at safeguarding conference

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 11:17
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.
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News story: 30 hours childcare offer helping balance work and family lives

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 12:17
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.
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News story: International education study highlights UK strength

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 09:15
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.
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News story: Leading industry experts to design new T Levels

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 10:15
New T Level panel members announced including key individuals from The British Council, Toni & Guy and the Dogs Trust
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News story: Appointments to the School Teachers’ Review Body

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 09:00
Government appoints Dr Andrew Waller and Ms Harriet Kemp as members of the School Teachers' Review Body.
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Speech: School Standards Minister at ResearchED

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 18:13
School Standards Minister Nick Gibb today (8 September) addressed ResearchED at Harris Secondary Academy, St Johns Wood.
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