Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at a joint letter to the Prime Minister and Chancellor from the teaching unions on the issue of school funding and teacher pay.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the Children’s Commissioner report into children in care and basic skills.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at a report out from the Sutton Trust and the National Foundation for Educational Research into free schools, a UCAS report and the arts.
Today's Education in the Media blog looks at university attendance and a reception held at Downing Street to celebrate the teaching profession.
As pupils across the country start their GCSE exams this week, today’s blog looks at measures the government has taken to reduce exam burdens for pupils.
The Guardian has published a piece on migrants’ eligibility to receive free school meals. It includes a claim that children are being denied free school meals because of their parents’ immigration status. This is not the case. Free school meals …
Today’s education in the media looks at figures from the department on the number of children placed in care outside of the borough their family are from.
Today’s blog looks at Minister Gibb’s comments at the Education Select Committee on Alternative Provisions.
Today’s blog looks at a measure to save graduates money and the anniversary of the apprenticeship levy.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at funding to improve school buildings and apprenticeship statistics.
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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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