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Get ready for Brexit on 31 October 2019
11 October 2019 — Press release
Teachers’ working hours fall by 5 hours compared to 2016, with the reduction driven by decrease in time spent on marking, planning and non-teaching tasks
New figures to show how much schools will benefit from Government’s multi-billion pound investment in pupils’ education
10 October 2019 — Press release
More than 4 in 5 children and young people report being happy with their lives, as landmark new report on children’s wellbeing is published
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Simple and fun activities to try with kids, from newborn to 5.
5 September 2019 — Open consultation
We are seeking views on a proposal to establish a voluntary accreditation scheme for online schools.
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The Department for Education is responsible for children’s services and education, including early years, schools, higher and further education policy, apprenticeships and wider skills in England.
DfE is a ministerial department, supported by 17 agencies and public bodies.
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The national helpline is open between Monday and Friday, 9am to 5pm, although you may get a quicker answer by calling between 9am and 10am, or between 4pm and 5pm.
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If you are concerned about extremism in a school or organisation that works with children, or if you think a child might be at risk of extremism, contact our helpline.Open Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm (excluding bank holidays).
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