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Education overview

Use this section of TeacherNet to find key updates on the Government's strategy for education in England.The Education Overview area of teachenet with a picture showing children being taught in a classroom

Read about the Education Act and the Education and Inspections Bill 2006, get an overview of what is planned, find out how to have a say in shaping Government education policies. You can also find out more about the different Government organisations and advisory bodies and access information on both the UK and international  education issues.

You'll find bite-sized briefings on topical education issues and DCSF policy announcements. To read old policy announcements or trace the history of a policy go to the strategy archive.

Did you know that you can access all DCSF documents when you want them and download them to your desktop? To find out more, go to DCSF online publications. Guidance on all aspects of UK examinations and qualifications, including appeals, is available in this section.

The events calendar provides important deadlines and dates.

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