Education Secretary Damian Hinds has today written an op-ed for the Sunday Times setting out his position on homework, which has been followed up with a news story. He says that ultimately up to heads and school leaders to decide whether …
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the Daily Mail’s campaign on ‘county lines’ and the Secretary of States visit to the Netherlands
The Education Secretary Damian Hinds is embarking on a fact finding mission to Germany and the Netherlands as part of his commitment to ensuring every child in this country will have a well-rounded, world-class education - regardless of whether they choose a …
Today’s blog looks at a misleading story about the number of school places.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the Secretary of State’s editorial piece in today’s Daily Telegraph ahead of the launch of the consultation on updated Relationships and Sex Education guidance.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at the Key Stage 2 SATs results, the Public Accounts Committee report on academy conversion and the All Party Parliamentary Group for Children’s report on early years services. KS2 SATs On Tuesday, 10 …
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at an incredibly misleading report on bids for the Selective School Expansion fund and news stories on how we are encouraging children to become lifelong readers.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at a report from the Children’s Commissioner about vulnerable children, funding for schools and an Independent School roundtable at Number 10.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at tuition fees for students from the EU, children placed in care in Kent, a report into inequality in the school system and how we are supporting parents to teach their children from …
Today’s education in the media looks at learning foreign languages in schools, flexible terms dates, adoption and a letter from the Skills Minister about the apprenticeship levy.
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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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