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Justine Greening revealed as education secretary

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MP for Putney, Roehampton and Southfields, Justine Greening has been appointed education secretary by new Prime Minister Theresa May.
 
Former secretary of state for international development, Justine is allegedly the...Read more

Ofsted calls for unspent millions to benefit disadvantaged two-year-olds

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Ofsted has today called for more to be done to help disadvantaged two-year-olds access funded early education, following reports that last year approximately 80,000 eligible children did not take up their free place at an early years setting....Read more

Angela Rayner takes on shadow education secretary role

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Labour MP for Ashton-under-Lyne, Angela Rayner has stepped up as shadow education secretary, following the resignations of both Pat Glass and Lucy Powell in the last few weeks.
 
Aged 36, Angela is also...Read more

DfE pushes ahead with new paediatric first aid rules

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All newly qualified level 2 and 3 early years practitioners will need to hold a Paediatric First Aid certificate in order to be included in ratios, the government has confirmed.
 
The decision came after a...Read more

Childcare minister announces review of GCSE requirement rule

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The government is set to review controversial early years qualification rules following widespread concerns its impact on recruitment in the early years, childcare minister Sam Gyimah has announced.
 

Speaking at a...Read more

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