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Guidance and regulation

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From Department for Education (DfE)
  • Early years foundation stage (EYFS) statutory framework

    The standards that school and childcare providers must meet for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5.

  • Find a Skills Bootcamp

    Skills Bootcamps offer free, flexible courses of up to 16 weeks. You'll be offered a job interview once you complete the course.

  • Keeping children safe in education

    Statutory guidance for schools and colleges on safeguarding children and safer recruitment.

  • Free courses for jobs

    Explains how to apply for a free level 3 qualification. These courses could help you improve your wage outcomes and job prospects, and gain skills that employers value.

  • SEND code of practice: 0 to 25 years

    Guidance on the special educational needs and disability (SEND) system for children and young people aged 0 to 25, from 1 September 2014.

  • Development Matters

    Non-statutory curriculum guidance for the early years foundation stage.

  • Working together to safeguard children

    Statutory guidance on inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.

  • Teachers' standards

    These standards set the minimum requirements for teachers’ practice and conduct.

  • National curriculum in England: primary curriculum

    The national curriculum primary programmes of study and attainment targets for key stages 1 and 2.

  • Qualified teacher status (QTS): qualify to teach in England

    Find out how to obtain qualified teacher status (QTS) to teach in a maintained school or non-maintained special school in England.

  • London

    Lists the Skills Bootcamps by sector currently open for applications in London.

  • Recruit teachers from overseas

    Check what you need to do to employ teachers who are non-UK citizens.

  • School suspensions and permanent exclusions

    Guidance on the suspension and permanent exclusion of pupils from local-authority-maintained schools, academies and pupil referral units.

  • Step up to social work

    Applications for the 2024 programme are open.

  • Relationships and sex education (RSE) and health education

    Statutory guidance on relationships education, relationships and sex education (RSE) and health education.

  • School workload reduction toolkit

    Practical resources for school leaders and teachers to help reduce workload, produced by school leaders, teachers and other sector experts together with DfE.

  • Elective home education

    Guidance for local authorities and schools about children educated at home.

  • Early years qualifications achieved in the United Kingdom

    Lists of qualifications that meet DfE's criteria for counting in the early years foundation stage framework staff:child ratios.

  • Check early years qualifications

    Find out if a person’s qualifications allow them to work in an early years setting, and if you can include them in staff:child ratios.

  • North-west

    Lists the Skills Bootcamps by sector currently open for applications in the north-west.