Early Years funding Today, Thursday 31 October, we have announced that councils across England will receive a funding boost to deliver free childcare places, enabling parents to work more flexibly and supporting children’s early development. This investment will go to …
Since the introduction of 15 hours free childcare in 2013, more than 850,000 of the most disadvantaged two-year-olds have benefitted from this, whilst around 600,000 three and four-year olds have benefitted from a place in the 30 hours childcare scheme in the first two years.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at sport in schools in the wake of the Lionesses World Cup campaign as well as the childcare support provided by the Government to parents.
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 school accountability, the OECD report on the UK’s performance in education and reflects on the first year of the 30 hours initiative.
Today’s blog looks at the steps we are taking to help parents with free childcare, the opening of 53 new Free Schools and the work going into supporting autistic children in education.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at actions being taken to tackle childhood obesity, and how the government is helping families with childcare costs.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at the importance of maintained nurseries, and the funding we are putting forward to ensure they are adequately resourced.
Today’s blog looks at the 30 free hours of childcare and mobile phone use in schools.
Today's blog looks at our £50 million investment in school places for children with special educational needs alongside £680 million to build more school places and the introduction of T Level qualifications.