We want to make teaching attractive to the most talented graduates by recognising the prestige that we as a society place on the profession.
Periods are a normal part of everyday life and we do not want young people missing out on lessons because of them.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the publication of annual student statistics from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) which showed an increase in the number of university graduates being awarded first class degrees and a rise in international students.
The advice published by the government today clarifies the legal position so that social workers are able to make the best, most effective, decisions.
Tomorrow, Wednesday, 15 January, is the deadline for parents to apply for places at primary schools. Parents apply for places via their local councils and in most instances are asked to apply to up to six schools in preference order.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at a survey carried out by Bett, The British Educational Training and Technology show, on teacher preparedness for the new Relationships and Sex Education curriculum.
Parents want to know that they are making the best, most informed choices about their children’s education. Making sure that all schools are regularly inspected means they will benefit from the expert insight Ofsted provides when making these decisions.
In 2020-2021 local authorities across England are set to receive a share of £49.1 billion in funding, an increase of £2.9 billion and the biggest year-on-year real terms increase in spending power in a decade.
The new Ofsted inspection framework brings a new focus to helping schools to identify challenges and improve standards. The government is fully committed to working with Ofsted to ensure that standards continue to rise in our schools.
Schools will benefit from a three-year programme of support, with each of the six successful schools acting as a regional hub and receiving funding to support between 200 and 300 other schools in the area, meaning that over a thousand schools will receive expert support.