The behaviour hubs programme will be backed by £10 million funding and will include an application process to recruit the first cohort of exemplary lead schools to provide support to other schools.
A widespread public awareness campaign on Coronavirus launched in January - reinforced with specific advice sent directly to all schools on 4 February which has since been updated every week.
The levy funds apprenticeships for businesses of all sizes, helping people of all ages and backgrounds make the most of their talents.
This morning we sent updated PHE guidance to all early years providers, schools, further education settings and higher education institutions, reiterating the latest guidance and advice from Public Health England.
Today’s blog looks at a consultation that will change the role of Designated Safeguarding Leads in schools.
Local authorities will have access to £49.2 billion in 2020-21, a £2.9 billion, or an estimated 4.4% increase, to help them deliver essential services for local communities, including an extra £1.5 billion for social care.
The first few years of a child’s life are crucial in equipping them with the skills needed for the classroom, and we are working with families to make it easier to weave early learning into daily activities.
The government has transformed apprenticeships, working closely with employers of all sizes so apprentices can learn the skills they need to go on to have successful careers and businesses can build the workforce they need for the future.
Removing funding for qualifications that have no or low numbers of enrolments will help make sure students have a clearer choice of the qualifications on offer, and ensure they get the skills they need to progress.
The Government’s reformed GCSEs, based on the new and more rigorous curriculum at Key Stage 4, are specifically designed to teach pupils the knowledge they will need for future success.
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