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Press release: New funding to boost schools facilities and healthy lifestyles

Press release: New funding to boost schools facilities and healthy lifestyles

HM Government February 28, 2017 0

Schools are to receive £415 million to help pupils benefit from healthier, more active lifestyles, Education Secretary Justine Greening announced today (28 February 2017). Primary, secondary and sixth-form colleges will be able to use

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Press release: Final building blocks in place for Institute for Apprenticeships

Press release: Final building blocks in place for Institute for Apprenticeships

HM Government February 27, 2017 0

The main building blocks for the Institute for Apprenticeships have been put in place today (27 February 2017) with the announcement of Antony Jenkins as the Chair. Appointed as Shadow Chair in June 2016,

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News story: Two-year university courses come a step closer

News story: Two-year university courses come a step closer

HM Government February 24, 2017 0

The government has today, Friday 24 February, tabled amendments to the Higher Education and Research Bill to encourage more flexible learning and increased choice for students. These include a key amendment to enable universities

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Speech: Jo Johnson: Higher Education and Research Bill

Speech: Jo Johnson: Higher Education and Research Bill

HM Government February 24, 2017 0

I’m delighted to be here to address the UUK members’ conference and invited guests and am very grateful to Julia [Professor Dame Julia Goodfellow, President of UUK] for her kind words of introduction. Today

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Press release: DfE encourages more businesses to offer apprenticeships

Press release: DfE encourages more businesses to offer apprenticeships

HM Government February 23, 2017 0

Get In Go Far – the government’s flagship campaign to promote apprenticeships – launched a new wave of activity today (23 February 2017), focused on promoting apprenticeships to employers. The campaign highlights the wide

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Press release: Network established to encourage diversity in apprenticeships

Press release: Network established to encourage diversity in apprenticeships

HM Government February 21, 2017 0

The Department for Education (DfE) has today (21 February 2017) announced that a group of employers have come together to help promote diversity within apprenticeships. The Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network (ADCN) is comprised of

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Press release: Jo Johnson demands tough penalties on student plagiarism

Press release: Jo Johnson demands tough penalties on student plagiarism

HM Government February 20, 2017 0

Universities Minister Jo Johnson is today (Tuesday 21 February) calling on university and student bodies to do more to deal with the spread of ‘essay mills’ – websites which provide custom written essays for

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News story: Justine Greening’s vision for the teaching profession

News story: Justine Greening’s vision for the teaching profession

HM Government February 20, 2017 0

In a speech at the Chartered College of Teaching’s inaugural conference, Education Secretary Justine Greening set out her ambition for a high-status teaching profession, backed up by high-quality continued professional development and pledged her

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Press release: Registration open for online apprenticeship service

Press release: Registration open for online apprenticeship service

HM Government February 13, 2017 0

The Department for Education and the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) are from today (13 February 2017) encouraging large employers to sign up and register for the apprenticeship service, in readiness for the launch of

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Press release: County Durham student awarded Lord Glenamara memorial prize

Press release: County Durham student awarded Lord Glenamara memorial prize

HM Government February 10, 2017 0

A talented County Durham student has been recognised for her academic success and voluntary work with a prize given to commemorate a politician who championed education in the North East. Courteney Ayre, a pupil

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