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. Apply online for student finance

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

  5. Student finance calculator

    Student finance calculator - get a quick estimate of what student loans, grants, bursaries and other funding you could get - for full-time, part-time and EU students

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Key stage 2 tests: 2018 mathematics test materials
  2. Find postgraduate teacher training courses in England
  3. Early years foundation stage statutory framework (EYFS)
  4. Key stage 2 tests: 2018 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test materials
  5. Working together to safeguard children
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News and communications

  1. Celebrating UK skills for nuclear
  2. Chris Skidmore: A STEP further for students
  3. 'Rogue' private landlords must stop exploiting students
  4. Universities told to end grade inflation
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Research and statistics

  1. A review of approaches to assessing writing at the end of primary education
  2. Tailored review on the Office of the Children’s Commissioner
  3. Higher education provider data: finance, 2017 to 2018
  4. Parental responsibility measures: 2017 to 2018
  5. Pupil absence in schools in England: 2017 to 2018
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. FE workforce data collection
  2. Review of post-16 qualifications at level 3 and below in England
  3. Reducing teacher workload
  4. DIT Education Sector Advisory Group minutes 20 November 2018
  5. International Education Strategy: global potential, global growth
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Local authority interactive tool (LAIT)
  2. Academy sponsor contact list
  3. Lancashire and west Yorkshire headteacher board
  4. North of England headteacher board
  5. Headteacher board meetings schedule and preparation templates
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