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News story: Drive to raise education standards in areas most in need

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 00:15
New Education Secretary unveils plans to drive up standards by supporting underperforming schools and increase opportunities in areas most in need.

News story: Top college principals to drive improvements in further education

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:16
Country’s best principals appointed as National Leaders to use their expertise to support other colleges

Official Statistics: Higher education staff statistics UK: 2016 to 2017

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:30
Details of staff employed at higher education (HE) providers in the UK for the academic year 2016 to 2017.

Speech: Anne Milton: speech at Sixth Form Colleges Association conference

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:34
Apprenticeships and Skills Minister speaks to the Sixth Form Colleges Association about the importance of social mobility in post-16 education

Press release: Government announces £144,000 of new funding to help universities tackle antisemitism on campus

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:00
Communities Secretary Sajid Javid announces £144,261 of funding for a new programme to support universities in tackling antisemitism on campus.

News story: Engineering in the spotlight for 2018 as government launches campaign to inspire the next generation

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 00:15
The Year of Engineering will see government and industry tackle a major skills gap and inspire the engineers of tomorrow.

Guidance: School census spring 2018: infant class size validation

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 16:45
How to check the infant class size information in your spring 2018 school census return.

News story: Education Secretary makes first visit to Cambridgeshire school

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 16:56
Damian Hinds met with pupils and teachers at a primary school in Soham during his first visit as Secretary of State for Education.

News story: Damian Hinds appointed Secretary of State for Education

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 15:13
Damian Hinds "honoured" to be appointed Education Secretary

News story: Boost for school standards with primary literacy drive

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 00:16
New Centre of Excellence for Literacy Teaching and investment in phonics programmes to boost early reading and language skills

Press release: Boost to get more top professionals into teaching

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 08:09
Charity Now Teach handed investment to attract experienced professionals into the classroom

Guidance: School-level annual school census 2018: guide

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 14:31
Guidance for independent schools to help them with the 2018 school-level annual school census (SLASC).

News story: New universities regulator comes into force

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 00:15
The Office for Students legally comes into force to hold universities to account and promote students interests

Press release: The New Year's Honours list 2018

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 22:30
The New Year Honours list recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom.

Transparency data: New Year's Honours list 2018

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 22:30
The full New Year Honours List for 2018 recognises the achievements and service of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom.

News story: New Year Honours list 2018: Department for Education

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 22:30
130 people have been recognised for their services to education and driving forward social mobility in the 2018 New Year Honours list.

Speech: Free speech in the liberal university

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 17:00
A speech by Jo Johnson at the Limmud Conference, Birmingham, 26 December 2017

News story: More help for vulnerable children to attend top boarding schools

Sun, 12/24/2017 - 00:15
The Boarding School Partnerships Information Service has been launched to give more vulnerable children the chance to attend boarding schools.

Decision: Bede Academy

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 15:37
The schools adjudicator's admission referral decision about Bede Academy.

Guidance: EYFSP return 2018: technical specification

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 15:31
Specification for software suppliers and local authorities preparing for the early years foundation stage profile (EYFSP) 2018 data return.