We have launched landmark reforms that will transform post-16 education and training, boost skills and get more people into work. They will benefit both young people who are starting their careers and adults who may be thinking of retraining or …
Despite the unprecedented challenges the global Covid pandemic has created this year, the Department for Education has been delivering on the Government’s promise to provide world-class education, training and care for everyone, whatever their background.
Today, 18 August, there were some inaccurate reports in the media and on social media that students that received their vocational and technical qualifications (VTQ’s) last week, have been treated unfairly.
Progress 8 helps parents choose the right school for their child, specifically recognising those schools that make good progress with lower attaining pupils, and identifying those schools not doing enough with a high performing intake.
Today’s Education in the Media blog will cover flexible working in the teaching profession, the Education Secretary’s message to online influencers on Stop Cyberbullying Day and Minister Milton’s plans for a new youth pre-employment programme.
Today, Monday 20 May, we have announced a second wave of Career Hubs – which are networks of up to 40 schools across the country designed to improve careers advice and education, backed by £7.5 million in funding.
We want to create opportunity for everyone. Employment has risen in every UK region under this government, wages are outstripping inflation, the gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers has narrowed and the proportion of 16 and 17-year-olds in education or apprenticeships is at its highest ever.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at National Apprenticeship Week, National Careers Week and school donations.
Today’s blog looks at school funding and outcomes for graduates.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at support for foster carers and the publication of the Hampton-Alexander review.