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10 November 2023 — Press release
People across the country set to benefit from more skills training, with £200 million to help them launch careers in key industries.
27 October 2023 — Press release
More nursery and early years places and spaces to be delivered, with an online childcare eligibility checker to give information about new support.
25 October 2023 — Press release
Funding for over 460 new children’s social worker apprenticeship opportunities across the country.
4 July 2017 — Guidance
Guidance for schools on preventing and responding to bullying.
2 April 2019 — Guidance
Guidance for local authorities and schools about children educated at home.
26 October 2023 — Open consultation
We’re seeking views on proposed changes to the non-statutory elective home education guidance for local authorities and parents.
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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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Contact: General enquiries
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If you have a query about reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) in education settings, see our guidance. You can also contact our general enquiries line.Opening times:Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5pm (excluding bank holidays)
Contact: Data collections helpdesk
For queries relating to school data collections or any of the following systems: S2S, ASP, GIAP, GIAS or COLLECT.
Contact: Preventing extremism in education settings
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Opening timesMonday to Friday from 11am to 3pm (excluding bank holidays)You can report concerns about extremism related to education settings in England, including allegations about institutions, staff and external people or organisations trying to influence settings.
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