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.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at a parents’ right to withdraw their children from religious education, and the latest figures on the uptake of 30 hours free childcare. Religious Education Yesterday, Wednesday 11 April, the Association of Teachers …
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at a Sutton Trust report on Sure Start centres.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at ways the government is reducing the cost of childcare, and on the funding being provided to rural schools. Childcare Today the Daily Mirror has run a piece on the cost of childcare. …