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Education Secretary outlines new measures to help more people get the skills they need to get ahead

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Gavin Williamson, Education Secretary

Today the Education Secretary outlines new measures to help more people get the skills they need to get ahead which supports the adult skills package as announced by the Prime Minister.

Face coverings in schools and colleges: your questions answered

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What does the new advice say – when will pupils have to wear face coverings? New guidance sets out that in areas of the country with high transmission rates and subject to local restrictions, staff and pupils in year 7 …

Informing young people about their next steps

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T Levels are launching in September this year, offering high-quality technical alternatives to A levels. It is more important than ever that headteachers give their pupils the chance to talk with providers so they are able to work out whether a technical education might be right for them.

Funding for Opportunity Areas and Further Education

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The Opportunity Areas programme is already having a positive impact in a wide range of areas - from early years education to employment. This follows an initial £72 million boost for support across literacy, maths, attendance, teacher training and recruitment, post-16 options and careers advice since its launch in 2017.