The Government is clear that universities should always act in the best interests of students and the Office for Students has extensive powers to tackle instances of poor practice.
This data is a milestone for the thousands of future students, helping them to work out whether university is for them, and where to study and work. I hope this will particularly help students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are often more likely to study in their home region, as the data shows the potential benefits of gaining a degree wherever you are.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the publication of annual student statistics from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) which showed an increase in the number of university graduates being awarded first class degrees and a rise in international students.
The advice published by the government today clarifies the legal position so that social workers are able to make the best, most effective, decisions.
Parents want to know that they are making the best, most informed choices about their children’s education. Making sure that all schools are regularly inspected means they will benefit from the expert insight Ofsted provides when making these decisions.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the Department’s announcement about expanding the National School Breakfast programme. The blog also looks at news coverage of changes to the student loan repayment system. Breakfast programme expansion On Saturday, 4 January, …
Music, arts and culture play an essential role in enriching pupils’ education, and we want to give as many young people as possible the opportunity to learn an instrument or perform in a choir or a band.
Today's blog looks at the UCAS report on unconditional offers, as well as university students estranged from their families.
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.