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The Secretary of State talks about the making of an 'educational underclass'
Speech Michael Gove, 01 September 2011
Schools Minister Nick Gibb's speech to Stonewall's Education for All Conference.
Speech Nick Gibb, 01 July 2011
Education Secretary Michael Gove speaks to the Royal Society.
Speech Michael Gove, 29 June 2011
More children will have the opportunity of a great education as record numbers of weak schools are turned into academies this year.
News 05 September 2011
Thousands of parents have applied to send their children to the first 24 Free Schools with latest analysis showing that half are in the 30 per cent most deprived communities.
Press notice 05 September 2011
Figures reveal how the new English Baccalaureate is having an immediate impact – hugely increasing the proportion of pupils taking the core academic subjects most valued by universities and employers.
Press notice 31 August 2011