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Speech: Secretary of State opens Education World Forum 2019

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 14:57
Damian Hinds spoke at the opening of the Education World Forum, discussing the modern challenges and successes of education across the world.
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News story: £2.5 million to boost international exchanges for schools

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 00:15
Funding will ensure more disadvantaged pupils can experience other cultures
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News story: Review of UK university rating system launched

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 17:19
A call for views opens today to hear from the universities sector on how the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework can be maximised.
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News story: Call for universities to improve support for disabled students

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 12:57
Chris Skidmore wants universities to do as much as they can to support this underrepresented group
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Press release: Annual report of the Chief Schools Adjudicator for England

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 09:30
Office of the Schools Adjudicator (OSA) annual report for September 2017 to August 2018.
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News story: New Apprenticeship Campaign 'Fire It Up' launches

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 00:15
Education Secretary hails coming of age apprenticeship programme with top firms having woken up to the benefits apprentices are bringing to their workplaces
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News story: Further Education providers invited to deliver new T Levels

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 18:43
Seven new T Levels including Health, Onsite Construction and Building Services Engineering will be taught from 2021.
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Press release: New site to help schools save thousands on recruitment costs

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 12:52
Education Secretary launches online tool for headteachers to avoid high supply agency fees
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News story: Government backs young musicians

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 08:00
Expert panel to devise model music curriculum to help schools deliver world-class teaching and £1.3million funding boost for successful music education hubs
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News story: New free schools to benefit children with additional needs

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 18:11
Pupils with complex needs to benefit from more than 120 new school places
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News story: New centre for excellence to boost modern foreign language skills

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 17:17
New centre for excellence at the University of York, backed by £4.8m, will coordinate the work of nine MFL hub schools to encourage uptake across the country
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News story: International Textbook Summit

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 14:24
Education experts from around the world meet at first Textbook Summit.
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Press release: Funding announced to train 900 new children’s social workers

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 00:15
£45million to boost the number of trainees on the Frontline programme
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News story: Damian Hinds: Learning life-saving skills in school is crucial

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 09:57
Education Secretary stresses importance of basic life-saving skills and first aid – under plans for health education to become compulsory in all schools.
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News story: Activity ‘passport’ to inspire schoolchildren and boost resilience

Sat, 12/29/2018 - 00:15
'Passport' of activities launched to enrich children's experiences and skills, backed by the Scouts, Girlguiding and National Trust.
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Press release: The New Year's Honours list 2019

Fri, 12/28/2018 - 22:30
The New Year Honours list recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom.
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News story: New Year’s Honours List 2019

Fri, 12/28/2018 - 22:30
A total of 86 people have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to education, children’s services, and improving social mobility in the New Year’s Honours List 2019.
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News story: Schools challenged to go single-use plastic free by 2022

Thu, 12/27/2018 - 09:06
Schools are being urged to stop using single-use plastic items and consider environmentally-friendly alternatives.
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Press release: Thousands more families to benefit from the Adoption Support Fund

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 09:00
£12million boost to support adoptive families bringing total investment to almost £150million since it was first introduced
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News story: Extra support for disadvantaged children during school holidays

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 10:16
Government launches multi-million pound fund to help thousands more low-income families
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