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More young people from diverse backgrounds will be able to join national youth groups like the Scouts, Police Cadets and Guiding thanks to a £250,000 funding boost.

The annual challenge from Discovery Education engages thousands of children each summer, preventing a dip in academic skills during the long break.

Some secondary schools are giving safety lessons to 11 to 16-year-olds on avoiding knife crime over the summer holidays, with help from Home Office teaching material.

The Autism Education Trust (AET) has had its contract with the DfE extended by another two years, allowing it to help more autistic children and young people get the education they deserve.

Six teaching unions have called on the government to decide whether it will back a call for a real pay rise for teachers in England.

Expanding the number of grammar schools is unlikely to promote social mobility by providing more opportunities for disadvantaged pupils, a new study published in Educational Review finds.

Education Secretary Damian Hinds has confirmed Dame Martina Milburn as Chair of the Social Mobility Commission, following an endorsement of her appointment by the Education Select Committee.

Using Embedding Formative Assessment techniques has been found to boost Year 11 students’ progress by two additional months.


Jenny Williams, Commercial Director at the Department for Education

The start of a new school year provides us the ideal opportunity to challenge and break our buying habits, writes Jennifer Williams, commercial director at the Department for Education

The winners of the 2018 Education Business Awards have been announced, recognising strong leadership, good teaching and operational excellence in UK schools from all sectors

Increasing numbers of schools are offering computer science at GCSE and A-Level, however, relatively few students choose to take the subject.

As children spend so much time in their school grounds every day, it is hugely important that these spaces are designed for both children and nature.

Did you know that by 2020 the government is encouraging all schools to be sustainable? Jon Cowan from Utilitywise explains how improved energy efficiency can play its part

Modern methods of construction and new technologies have made modular buildings more appealing and a more viable solution for whole school buildings or extensions.

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