News from January, 2018

Please find a list of every news article from January, 2018 below:

Changes to teaching of sex and relationship education and PSHE

This consultation which opened in December is open until11:45pm on 12 February 2018. Pupils in England’s schools are currently taught about relationships, health and the wider world through sex and relationship education (SRE) and personal ...

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Posted: 8th Jan 2018

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Improving Child Literacy

Phonics roadshows and English hubs are among a range of measures announced by the government in an attempt to improve child literacy. The programmes will form part of the drive to tackle inequality and ensure “every child will get the best ...

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Posted: 9th Jan 2018

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The Prime Minister has appointed Damian Hinds MP as Secretary of State for Education.

As we welcome our fourth Secretary of State for Education in four years, Secretary of State for Education Damian Hinds said “I am honoured to be appointed Education Secretary”. He went on to say “This Government has a strong record raising ...

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Posted: 10th Jan 2018

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New Statutory Careers guidance

The Department for Education has announced new statutory guidance for headteachers, school staff, governing boards and local authorities from January 2018. It is worth noting that statutory guidance is issued by law and schools and academies must ...

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Posted: 11th Jan 2018

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Are you an effective chair?

Are you an effective chair? With the start of a new term it always good to reflect on what is going on around us, bearing in mind our need to be well informed. DAG supports chairs in Devon by providing the termly resource: ‘Effective ...

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Posted: 15th Jan 2018

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