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.
Sex and Relationship Education
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at a survey carried out by Bett, The British Educational Training and Technology show, on teacher preparedness for the new Relationships and Sex Education curriculum.
The apprenticeship levy means more money is available than ever before for training, giving employers of all sizes - including the NHS - the freedom to invest in the skills they need.
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.
Following the news that Parkfield Community School in Birmingham plans to resume equalities teaching, following several months of consultation with parents, please find the Department's statement below.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at a new report from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation about the apprenticeship levy and the content of Relationship Education at primary school.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the disparity in outcomes for graduates at different institutions studying the same course. The blog also discusses the inaugural National Relationship and Sex Education day and HEPI’s report on free speech in …
Today’s Education in the Media blog will cover the Education Secretary’s speech at the NSPCC conference calling on technology companies to take responsibility to ensure children are treated as children online, Minister Gibb’s op-ed on closing the gap in performance …
It is unacceptable that children at Anderton Park are missing out on education because of the threat of protests. There is no place for protests outside school gates. They can frighten children, intimidate staff and parents and in the worst cases be hijacked by individuals with a vested interest and no links to the schools. It is time for these protests to stop.
Education Secretary Damian Hinds appeared on Sky News this morning. The interview covered a range of topics including the issue of protests at schools in Birmingham regarding the teaching of LGBT issues in schools. The Education Secretary emphasised the importance of …