Education, training and skills

Schools and academies, further and higher education, apprenticeships and other skills training, student funding, early years.


  1. Student finance login

    Your student finance online account - check payment dates, track an application, change details, reset password, find customer reference numbers

  2. Student finance

    Student finance - student loans or student grants for tuition fees and living costs, extra help, student loan repayments

  3. Find an apprenticeship

    Register your profile, search vacancies and apply for an apprenticeship - you must be 16 or over

  4. Contact Student Finance England

    Contact details for Student Finance England - including complaints and student finance appeals, Advanced Learner Loan

  5. Apply online for student finance

    Apply online for student finance - online applications for student finance including Tuition Fee Loans, Maintenance Loans and Grants

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Keeping children safe in education
  2. Education inspection framework (EIF)
  3. Early years foundation stage statutory framework (EYFS)
  4. Teachers' standards
  5. Working together to safeguard children
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News and communications

  1. National Apprenticeship Awards 2019 regional winners announced
  2. Accountability for Awarding
  3. School governance update
  4. DfE surpasses apprenticeship target two years in a row
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Research and statistics

  1. Initial teacher training performance profiles: 2017 to 2018
  2. Vocational qualifications dataset
  3. Vocational and other qualifications quarterly: April to June 2019
  4. Apprenticeships and traineeships data
  5. Education and training
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Moderation and verification of centre assessment judgements
  2. Awarding organisation controls for centre assessments - regulations
  3. Implementing mandatory minimum per pupil funding levels
  4. 16 to 19 discretionary bursary fund: allocation methodology
  5. Digital Resilience Framework
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Local authority interactive tool (LAIT)
  2. Awarding organisations: scope of recognition
  3. Department for Education (DfE) apprenticeship data
  4. Teachers' pension scheme payments: 2019 to 2020
  5. Academies finance and assurance steering group terms of reference
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