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.
Children's Minister Sarah Teather announces funding towards degree-level and specialist training for hundreds of talented teaching assistants and schools workers through the annual SEN support scholarship programme.
Press notice 18 April 2012
Charlie Taylor, the Government’s Expert Adviser on Behaviour, today called for a crackdown on primary school absence to make sure it is not a problem later on in life.
Press notice 16 April 2012
Information about new rules to prevent excluded children returning to school against the headteacher's wishes.
Press notice 13 April 2012
The Education Secretary Michael Gove has today sent a letter to the Department of Health, Home Office, MoJ and to Graham Stuart and Stephen Twigg, and local MPs on the publication of the Edlington Serious Case Review.
News 29 March 2012
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