12 October 2018 — Press release
Eighty new expert teachers to be recruited from industry into further education through the £5 million Taking Teaching Further programme.
8 October 2018 — News story
Damian Hinds challenges employers and universities to seek out all the talent in the North East of England
27 September 2018 — News story
Official figures show 163,000 more six-year-olds are on track to become fluent readers than in 2012 thanks to our focus on phonics
19 July 2018 — Open consultation
DfE is seeking views on draft regulations, statutory guidance and a regulatory impact assessment for relationships and sex education and health education.
Apply for Tax-Free Childcare and 30 hours free childcare.
19 September 2018 — Statutory guidance
Statutory guidance for schools and colleges on safeguarding children and safer recruitment.
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