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 …
We’re committed to ensuring people have access to high-quality technical education across the country, and University Technical Colleges are helping to deliver on that, with 21% of pupils progressing into apprenticeships after completing their post 16 education, more than double the national average.
Today our blog looks at the results of our annual Early Years Foundation Stage Profile results, and the Support for Disabled Students in Higher Education Report.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at a Universities UK report on gender-based violence, harassment and hate crime in universities.
Whilst universities are independent and responsible for setting the pay of their staff, students and taxpayers all contribute to our higher education system - and rightly expect value for money.
Raising awareness on the potential impact of initiations and excessive alcohol on physical and mental health is vital so that the hundreds of thousands of students starting and returning to their studies this month feel their universities are prioritising their welfare and safety.
We are working to dramatically improve the rigour, quality and standard of qualifications across the board, and have already done so with GCSEs. These reformed qualifications will help young people achieve the skills they need to get on in life.
The visit also provided the Education Secretary the opportunity to meet with representatives from Scottish universities and discuss their shared ambition for the UK to retain their place as world-leading educators.
The Education Secretary delivered a speech to the conference, outlining his ambition to not only protect and build on the UK’s position as a world leader in higher education.
It is a testament to our world-leading universities that so many students from abroad want to study here. The important contribution international students make to our country and universities is both cultural and economic. Their presence benefits Britain, which is why we’ve increased the period of time these students can remain in the UK after their studies.