20 May 2019 — Press release
New networks will mean thousands more young people can access high-quality careers education
7 May 2019 — News story
Timpson Review makes 30 recommendations to ensure exclusions are used appropriately and Government commits to new school accountability
23 April 2019 — News story
Apprenticeships and Skills Minister Anne Milton unveils new qualifications based on rigorous national standards to give adults the digital skills they need.
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Information about becoming or employing an apprentice for young people, parents and employers.
2 April 2019 — Open consultation
We are seeking views on a local authority registration system for children who do not attend state-funded or registered independent 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.
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