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An open letter from Education Secretary Gavin Williamson to parents, carers and guardians

Gavin Williamson, Education Secretary

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has written an open letter to parents, carers and guardians following the news that all primary schools, secondary secondary schools, special and alternative provision schools, colleges and further education settings will be opening to all pupils …

Minister Gyimah: Universities must ensure their mental health services are fit for purpose

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The Universities Minister Sam Gyimah has written to university Vice Chancellors in England, marking the start of Fresher’s Week by calling on them to make the mental health of their students a priority.

Written statement to Parliament: Primary education

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Today, 19 October 2016, Education Secretary Justine Greening announced new proposals to provide clarity for primary school teachers over the way their pupils are assessed. These proposals  including a pledge not to introduce any new tests before 2018, will bring …