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UPP Foundation receives £50,000 funding boost from Department for Education for Civic University Network

The Department for Education (DfE) has awarded £50,000 funding to the UPP Foundation to help establish the Civic University Network. The winning bid to host the network will now receive £125,000 – this includes the original £50,000 and £25,000 contributions from the UPP Foundation and Carnegie UK Trust respectively. The additional funding has been granted to the UPP Foundation, which will release it to the successful institution following the completion of specific milestones. The UPP Foundation is the registered charity founded by the University Partnerships Programme (UPP).

Driving improvement in schools

Today we look at a consultation to bring Outstanding schools back into routine inspection cycles, while we also have the latest on the UK’s participation in the Erasmus+ programme.

Third wave of further education providers invited to teach pioneering new T Levels from 2022

Expression of Interest process for 2022 #TLevel providers Further education colleges and other post-16 providers are being urged to sign up to teach the next wave of the government’s new T Levels by Education Secretary Gavin Williamson.

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