Articles from Department for Education (DfE)

£19 million vital support for care leavers announced

#ECLCM - Multi-million pound settlement and cross-Government action announced to help young #CareLeavers £10 million to create stable homes for care leavers as they become adults £6 million to support young people leaving care to live independently £3 million pupil premium plus to help care leavers into further education 1,000 new paid internships for care leavers by 2022 in the police, fire service, defence civilian roles, and health service to help these young people into skilled employment Access to better housing, healthcare and employment opportunities are at the core of a new multi-million pound settlement to improve the life chances of vulnerable young people leaving care.

EBacc entry rates hit the highest level yet

The proportion of pupils taking the core EBacc GCSE subjects that equip young people with the skills they will need for future success is at its highest level yet.

£5.75 million #CareerTech Challenge launches to help develop cutting-edge solutions to improve the quality and efficiency of online training and career guidance

Get Help to Retrain service continues its phased rollout and is now available in six major cities and regions across England. The pioneering service – which forms part of the National Retraining Scheme – aims to support adults whose jobs are at risk of changing to kick start a new career

EDUCATION SECRETARY ANNOUNCES NEW GOVERNMENT DRIVE TO FIND MORE ADOPTIVE PARENTS

Adoptive families and children are set to benefit from a multi-million pound investment into programmes aimed at helping them overcome past trauma, the Education Secretary announced in a speech today.

Teacher workload slashed by five hours a week over past three years

Reduction in workload driven by decrease in time spent on marking, planning and other non-teaching tasks and more support for teachers with flexible working resources and a trial of timesaving technologies to help work-life balance Teachers’ working hours have fallen by five hours per week over the past three years, according to research published today (Fri 11 Oct).

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