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At the heart of England's education system

We want to make sure everyone can get the knowledge, skills and qualifications they need for life in the 21st century.

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Developing the curriculum

We're working with schools to help children and young people become successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens.

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Reviewing and reforming qualifications

We're working across the education sector to develop and deliver qualifications that create more opportunities for more people.

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Delivering and improving assessment

We're developing ways to assess progress that support teaching and are manageable in the classroom.

Find out how we work in assessment