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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.

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Over 801 acadamies now open Review of Teachers' Standards Response to Bew Review Families in the Foundation Years

Call for Evidence on higher level standards

The independent Teachers' Standards Review Group is now considering the higher level standards for teachers. The closing date to respond to the call for evidence is 5pm on Friday 9 September.


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