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SMMT Chief Executive Paul Everitt today addressed a breakfast event hosted by The Design and Technology Association, backing a campaign to keep Design and Technology (D&T;) in the classroom as government considers removing the subject as a result of a review of the National Curriculum

Speaking at today’s Association of Colleges Annual Conference, Skills Minister John Hayes set out a vision for a stronger, more flexible and more independent further education sector

Free early education will be extended to 140,000 disadvantaged two-year- olds, and parents will be able to access the free entitlement more flexibly, under plans published by the Government today


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Head teachers have voted to take part in the 30 November strike over pensions.It will be the first strike in the 114-year history of the National Association of Head Teachers


Education Secretary Michael Gove today announced a £2m-a-year partnership between the Department for Education and the Institute of Physics (IOP) to attract the best graduates to become physics teachers


Following the successful vote in the House of Commons on changes to graduate contributions

The Government believes that the innovation and enthusiasm of civil society is essential in tackling the social, economic and political challenges

Twenty-seven leading charities* have called on the government to set ambitious targets to improve take-up of welfare


Hundreds of thousands of pupils in England could be missing out on extra cash for their schools according to the Department for Education


Global sports and lifestyle brand Puma is offering paid internships to University of Brighton students who come up with ideas that could lead to the next big breakthroughs in sustainable designs


The Institute for Learning (IfL) has expressed concerns about proposed teacher training reforms and the implications of HE and FE funding changes for initial teacher training (ITT)


WWF Scotland has recently published a report profiling findings from its 2010/11 Natural Change project, a programme that works with people who hold positions of influence in society


After a long period of decline, the number of childcare providers in England has now risen steadily since September last year. Prior to this numbers had fallen each quarter since the end of 2008

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