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Education Secretary calls for children to spend summer outdoors

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 15:10
Damian Hinds launches #SummerOutdoors to encourage children to explore the world around them during the summer holidays
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£33.5 million to support schools to improve

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 23:15
New funding announced to encourage academy trusts to grow and drive school improvement
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Lord Glenamara prize expands to recognise North East excellence

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:39
Annual Lord Glenamara Prize in North East to expand from 2020 to recognise technical education and excellence in teaching
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University boosts earnings by around 20% across the country

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:34
New figures published for the first time show what graduates earn in all regions across England.
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Scheme to help adults retrain gets underway

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 23:15
The National Retraining Scheme gets underway as new digital service Get Help to Retrain launches in Liverpool
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Local authority schools to be more transparent and accountable

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 09:02
Government publishes consultation improve transparency around local authority run schools
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New qualifications to help teachers progress their careers

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 08:28
Panel of experts will advise on developing new, specialist National Professional Qualifications to help teachers excel in the classroom
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School leaders crack down on workload

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 23:15
Research shows vast majority of school leaders clamping down on unnecessary workload, with almost half making use of the Workload Reduction Toolkit.
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Data burdens on schools

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 23:15
Letter from Secretary of State for Education to local authorities and academy trusts on reducing data burdens on schools.
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Changes to the professional skills test for teachers

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 16:12
The government announces a new approach to assessing the numeracy and literacy of prospective teachers.
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Universities Minister sets out progress on access and participation

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 11:00
Chris Skidmore spoke about opening up access to university and ensuring successful participation at Birkbeck, University of London.
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Termination warning notice to Dinnington Community Primary School

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 08:00
Termination warning notice issued to Dinnington Community Primary School by the Department for Education.
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Children to have greater opportunity to access 60 minutes of physical activity every day

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 23:15
School Sport and Activity Action Plan will help set children up to lead healthy lives
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'Teachers can be proud of contribution to pupils' lives', Hinds

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 11:24
At the Pearson Teaching Awards, Damian Hinds thanks teachers for their selfless work inspiring young people
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National mental health programme between schools and NHS

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 23:15
Education Secretary Damian Hinds sets out next steps in bringing together services for young people in need of mental health support
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Eighty-thousand more children in good or outstanding sponsored academies

Thu, 07/11/2019 - 09:42
New figures show 380,000 children are now studying in good or outstanding sponsored academies, up 80,000 since December 2017.
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T Level providers to benefit from multi-million pound fund

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 23:15
First batch of T Level providers to receive funding from £38 million fund to help build new classrooms and refurbish buildings
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Termination warning notice to Seven Fields Primary School

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 23:01
Termination warning notice issued to Seven Fields Primary School by the Department for Education.
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New masterclass to prepare students for independent living

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 23:15
New workshops will be available from September to support schools and colleges teach young people about living independently.
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Results show primary pupils are ready for secondary school

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 08:45
65% of pupils meet demanding standards in reading writing and maths – up from last year
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