Students up and down the country will be gearing up to start the life-changing journey of going to university. However, in the midst of the pandemic, the beginning of that journey is going to look and feel a little different …
Today’s Education in the Media looks at tonight’s BBC Panorama programme and its investigation into the financial oversight of academies, degree apprenticeships and calls for a shake-up of Religious Education.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at the Local Government Association’s misleading analysis of local authority maintained schools and another apprenticeship success story.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at the Universities Minister Sam Gyimah’s announcement of a University Mental Health Charter.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the claims from School Cuts around funding for children with Special Educational Need and Disabilities, and research from Roehampton University on the new computer science GCSE.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at the Education Secretary’s speech at the National Governance Association (NGA) conference, the Lords Economics Affairs Committee report on post-school education and supporting pupils through the exams period.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the Universities Minister’s speech at the Higher Education Policy Institute's (HEPI) annual conference, reforms to apprenticeships and the Children and Families Minister’s visit to see the Child Protection Information Sharing project in …
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at new analysis from Universities UK (UUK) and comments on the GCSE reforms.
Today’s education in the media blog looks at all the work the department has done to make sure employers understand the new T Levels that are being introduced in 2020.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the revised Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance.
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Education in the media is the Department for Education’s blog on the latest topical education and equalities issues. This blog features a review of leading media stories, rebuttal to news stories, as well as Ministerial comment.
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