Speech: Amanda Spielman’s speech at the Association of Directors of Children’s Services conference | HM Government

Good morning everyone. Can I start by saying how pleased I am to be here in Manchester and to have this opportunity to address you for the first time. I really enjoyed meeting and getting to know many of you at last night’s gala dinner. And I’m grateful for the warm welcome you’ve extended to […]

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Speech: Justine Greening: Speech at the Business and Education Summit | HM Government

Speaking on Thursday 6 July 2017 at the British Chambers of Commerce Business and Education conference, Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening said: Thank you Adam for that warm introduction. I’m delighted to be here. Education and business. I can’t think of a more powerful combination. And I can’t think of a more important […]

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News story: Justine Greening: Britain needs a skills revolution | HM Government

Education Secretary Justine Greening has today (Thursday 6 July) set out her mission to spark the skills revolution needed to help Britain make a success of leaving the European Union. In a keynote speech to business leaders at the British Chambers of Commerce Education summit, Justine Greening told business leaders that the country can only […]

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Press release: Chief Executive of new Office for Students announced | HM Government

The Department for Education has today (5 July 2017) announced the appointment of Nicola Dandridge as the inaugural Chief Executive of the Office for Students (OfS). Ms Dandridge was selected for the role following an open and transparent recruitment process, overseen by the office of The Commissioner for Public Appointments. The OfS is a new […]

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News story: Primary school tests show schools rising to the challenge | HM Government

The national key stage 2 results show that 61% of primary school children in England achieved the expected standard, compared to 53% last year. This year’s results are the second to be released following the introduction of a more rigorous curriculum in September 2014 that raises the bar in terms of expectations of young people’s […]

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News story: Department for Education ministerial portfolios announced | HM Government

Education Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities Justine Greening will continue to have overall responsibility for the Department for Education and the Government Equalities Office. Nick Gibb will continue as Minister of State for School Standards, and has also been appointed Minister for Equalities. Robert Goodwill has been appointed Minister of State for Children […]

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News story: Department for Education Reports Gender Pay Gap | HM Government

The Department for Education has today become the first Government department to publish its gender pay gap and bonus pay gap, setting an example to other employers on promoting gender equality in the workplace. The department has reported a mean pay gap – the difference between average salaries for men and women – of 5.3% […]

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