Removing funding for qualifications that have no or low numbers of enrolments will help make sure students have a clearer choice of the qualifications on offer, and ensure they get the skills they need to progress.
The Government’s reformed GCSEs, based on the new and more rigorous curriculum at Key Stage 4, are specifically designed to teach pupils the knowledge they will need for future success.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the launch of a new consultation on unregulated accommodation as we look to improve the quality of children’s social care.
In a speech at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, the Universities Minister Chris Skidmore said that ‘successful outcomes for students and graduates are about much more than salary’.
The 2020 plan sets out our vision for music education in England where children from all backgrounds will have the opportunity to learn a musical instrument or to learn to sing, allowing them to progress to the next level of excellence.
T Levels are launching in September this year, offering high-quality technical alternatives to A levels. It is more important than ever that headteachers give their pupils the chance to talk with providers so they are able to work out whether a technical education might be right for them.
In The Times today, the Education Secretary sets out the importance of upholding free speech in universities.
The EBacc is instrumental in driving up educational standards. Overall more pupils are studying these core academic subjects than at any time since the EBacc measure was introduced and the entry rate is particularly high in our free schools.
Today, Wednesday 5 February, we announced a package of support for the further education workforce to help strengthen recruitment and retention within the sector.
The Government is clear that universities should always act in the best interests of students and the Office for Students has extensive powers to tackle instances of poor practice.