The Department for Education is responsible for education and children’s services. Find out about the academies programme which provides schools with greater freedoms to innovate and raise standards.
New fund launched to help disadvantaged children make the transition into secondary school.
Press notice 01 March 2012
The Head of the Civil Service, Sir Bob Kerslake, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Wormald as the new Permanent Secretary at the Department for Education.
News 29 February 2012
The Henley Review of Cultural Education and the Government's response.
Press notice 28 February 2012
Nick Clegg unveils a new scheme to get 16- and 17-year-olds earning or learning again.
Press notice 21 February 2012
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