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Comprehensive new social media code of practice to be launched this year

07 February 2018
The Prime Minister has announced plans to review laws and make sure that what is illegal offline is illegal online as the Government marks Safer Internet Day.

Have your say on relationship and sex education

07 February 2018
The Department for Education is considering how to update the existing Sex and Relationship guidance which, was last updated in 2000. The updated guidance will support schools in delivering the new subjects of Relationships Education at primary and Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) at secondary,...

Parliament approves real terms increase in funding for local authorities

07 February 2018
Parliament has today (7 February 2018) approved the funding settlement for English local authorities that will see a real terms increase in available resources over the next 2 years and give them access to over £200 billion from 2015 to 2020 to deliver the high-quality services their local com...

Poor areas worst affected by children's services cuts

07 February 2018
Analysis of spending on children and young people's services across England over a five-year period found that the least affluent areas have been disproportionately affected by funding cuts.

Independent review of foster care published

06 February 2018
New report outlines recommendations for improving the fostering system

Girls 'twice as likely' to experience emotional problems as boys

14 January 2018
The HeadStart programme which is funded by The Big Lottery Fund and was launched last year has published research which found that 25 per cent of girls said they had experienced emotional problems, compared with 11 per cent of boys.  

Nadhim Zahawi replaces Robert Goodwill as children's minister

12 January 2018
Find out more about the new Children's Minister who is the MP for Stratford-Upon-Avon. He replaces Robert Goodwill who was in post for just six months. 

Damian Hinds appointed Secretary of State for Education

11 January 2018
The Prime Minister has appointed Damian Hinds MP as Secretary of State for Education.
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