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24 November 2022 — Press release
First ever set of national data on children’s times tables published, as government announces new investment in maths teaching.
14 November 2022 — Press release
Thousands of students to benefit from high quality language teaching and new Centre of Excellence.
20 October 2022 — Press release
Thousands of early years professionals will benefit from investment to drive quality and training, and to better support the next generation of children.
Take our maths quiz and find out about free adult numeracy courses to build your confidence with numbers and gain a qualification.
28 November 2022 — Open consultation
We are seeking views on proposed revisions to the criteria that underpin the early years educator level 3 criteria.
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