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How we’re preventing suicides in higher education and supporting mental health

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The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has published data on recent suicide rates amongst higher education students to help the sector gain a better understanding of how to prevent suicides. Here, we guide you through what this data shows and …

Free school meals and other support for disadvantaged pupils - here's what you need to know

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Every child should have the same opportunities to meet their potential regardless of their background or where they’re from. That’s why we have additional support for children from disadvantaged backgrounds. This includes providing free school meals, special support during school …

Education Secretary, Nadhim Zahawi, responds to the publication of the Independent National Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel's report

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The Education Secretary, Nadhim Zahawi, has responded to the publication of the Independent National Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel's report following the tragic deaths of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes and Star Hobson. Education Secretary, Nadhim Zahawi, said:           …

How we’re working with the Open University to help more people access higher and technical education where they live

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People are set to benefit from high-quality higher education in their hometown, as the Open University partners up with further education providers to create more training to fill skills gaps and raise job prospects. Here’s everything you need to know.

How we’re supporting families in need and keeping children safe

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This week, the results of a yearlong piece of work into children’s social care has been published. We are setting out initial new measures in response to recommendations set out in Josh MacAlister’s independent review of children’s social care, which …

How can I improve my maths skills? How the Multiply programme supports adult learners

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Having a good understanding of numbers is vital for everyday life, from working out a restaurant bill, managing personal finances, cooking, or helping children with their homework. This National Numeracy Day (18 May) we have launched a new online quiz …

Exam Season: All the resources you need including how we’re making exams fair after disruption, revision help, and what to do if you have Covid

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Exam season is upon us meaning up and down the country young people will be doing exams for their GCSEs, A levels, T Levels and other qualifications. We understand this can be a worrying time – especially for those students …