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Sex and Relationship Education

Survey on teacher preparedness for new Relationships and Sex Education

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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.

How we are supporting parents with childcare over summer

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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.

Online harms

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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 …

Education Secretary on Anderton Park protests

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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 speaks on the importance of teaching equality

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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 …

Tackling discrimination in higher education

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Today our blog focuses on the speech by Minister Skidmore on anti-Semitism, and an article about LGBT education in schools by Minister Gibb. Anti-Semitism Today, Friday 17 May, the Universities Minister Chris Skidmore called for universities to adopt the International …