This section features major news stories relevant to the Department.
Overview report and executive summaries of SCRs to be published, ContactPoint to be scrapped.
Nick Gibb: ‘Putting education in the hands of parents or professionals can raise standards in all our schools.’
Expansion of eligibility for free school meals to end this year.
Government lifts restrictions that stopped state schools offering iGCSEs in key subjects.
Education Secretary Michael Gove writes to Ed Balls (Monday 7 June 2010) outlining budget-saving decisions.
Details of Secretary of State for Education, Ministers of State for Schools and Children and Families, as well as Parliamentary Under-Secretaries.
Education Secretary Michael Gove outlines the number of schools interested in becoming academies.
Secretary of State Michael Gove has announced to parliament today that the GTC will be scrapped.
Sarah Teather: ‘I was really impressed by Shadwell Children’s Centre where staff are working hand in hand with the local community to provide family support, health and childcare services.’
Education Secretary writes to Chris Trinick Wednesday 26 May 2010 concerning QCDA's closure.
All primary, secondary and special schools were today invited to become academies – offering them greater independence and freedom.
Schools Minister Nick Gibb comments on data published today.
More freedoms for providers to run state schools.
£670 million of in-year savings to be found to help tackle £156 billion deficit.
Document setting out five years of partnership government.
The Department is reviewing BSF to ensure that when we build schools for the future, we do so in a more cost-effective and efficient fashion.
Michael Gove MP has been confirmed as the new Secretary of State for Education.