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News story: New Chair of the Social Mobility Commission recommended

7 hours 18 min ago
Dame Martina Milburn has been put forward as the preferred candidate for the new Chair of the Social Mobility Commission
Categories: Education

News story: Prime Minister and Education Secretary host teachers at Number 10

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:39
Around one hundred teachers attend reception at Downing Street to celebrate teachers' hard work and dedication.
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News story: Education Secretary marks Mental Health Awareness Week in Hastings

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:52
Damian Hinds visited Sussex Coast College in Hastings to learn about the mental health support services available through the Opportunity Area programme.
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News story: New support for young care leavers starting an apprenticeship

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 15:34
Care leavers who choose to start an apprenticeship will receive a £1000 bursary to help the transition into the workplace.
Categories: Education

News story: Strengthened guidance for schools and colleges on safeguarding

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 13:45
New guidance for schools and colleges on how to keep children safe, including advice on how to support young victims of sexual violence and harassment.
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News story: Schools to get expert advice from leading business advisers

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 23:15
School Systems Minister Lord Agnew announces expert business advice for schools to help them make every penny of education funding count.
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Press release: Boost for maths education in the North for National Numeracy Day

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 00:00
£6 million boost to improve maths literacy in the Northern Powerhouse.
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Press release: New gold-standard GCSEs prepare pupils for careers Britain needs

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 08:08
Pupils across the country prepare to take new GCSE exams this week.
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News story: Drive to create more good school places for families

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 23:15
Education Secretary unveils measures to provide more choice and raise standards for children from all backgrounds.
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News story: Boost in support for children with additional needs

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 13:00
New contracts announced to improve training for school staff and provide additional advice for families
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Speech: Nick Gibb speech at launch of Midland Knowledge Hub

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 12:52
School Minister Nick Gibb marks another milestone in the drive to ensure children from all backgrounds reach their potential
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Press release: Schools Minister announces boost to computer science teaching

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 23:15
Measures to give teachers the support they need to teach pupils skills such as coding, computer programming and cyber security announced today
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Speech: Secretary of State speech at the National Association of Headteachers conference

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 15:06
Today, Damian Hinds spoke at the NAHT conference where he announced plans to improve teacher early career support and development, as well as new measures on school accountability
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News story: Education Secretary to set out vision for "clearer" school system

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 23:15
Damian Hinds to overhaul “confusing” system of school accountability to give teachers more freedom and to boost development opportunities for new teachers.
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News story: Sam Gyimah hosts free speech summit

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 23:15
Universities minister calls on higher education leaders to work together to create new guidance on free speech
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News story: Multi-million fund to boost children's early language skills

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 23:15
Families to receive extra support to help with children's early language and communication skills at home
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Press release: Fund for bright disadvantaged pupils launched

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 16:15
Funding to raise education standards among bright disadvantaged young people.
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News story: New National Schools Commissioner to help raise standards

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 09:12
A new National Schools Commissioner is to be appointed following the excellent work of Sir David Carter, who is to retire from the civil service.
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Press release: Funding boost for cross Commonwealth scholarship fund

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:09
£5 million UK contribution to Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship fund.
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News story: Help for nursing students affected by loan overpayments

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:30
Government outlines financial support to student nurses to ensure they are not disadvantaged
Categories: Education