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  • Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework: Subject-level

    We're seeking your views on the proposed design of the subject-level Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF). More
    Opened 12 March 2018
  • Apprenticeship Assessment Plans - February 2018

    Apprenticeships are a key component of the growth agenda. The government is keen to ensure that a greater number of high quality apprenticeships are created to meet the needs of employers and apprentices, and help drive up growth and productivity across the economy. This survey invites you... More
    Opened 2 March 2018
  • Approving the development of new Apprenticeship Standards February 2018

    Apprenticeships are a key component of the growth agenda. The Government is keen that more high quality apprenticeships are created to meet the needs of employers and apprentices, and help drive up growth and productivity across the economy. This survey invites you to comment on proposals to... More
    Opened 2 March 2018
  • Approving Draft Apprenticeship Standards February 2018

    Apprenticeships: Approving Draft Apprenticeship Standards Overview Apprenticeships are a key component of the growth agenda. The Government is keen that more high quality apprenticeships are created to meet the needs of employers and apprentices, and help drive up growth and productivity... More
    Opened 2 March 2018
  • Social Work England: consultation on secondary legislative framework

    The Children and Social Work Act 2017 sets out the broad legal framework for Social Work England, but much of the detail of the legal framework is to be set out in regulations. This consultation seeks views on the policy underpinning those regulations, which cover the full range of Social Work... More
    Opened 8 February 2018
  • Golden Hello – Proposed end date for claims

    Our proposal is to confirm an end date of 31 August 2019, for eligible teachers to make Golden Hello claims to academies or LEAs in England. More
    Opened 25 January 2018
  • Approving the development of new Apprenticeship Standards January 2018

    Apprenticeships are a key component of the growth agenda. The Government is keen that more high quality apprenticeships are created to meet the needs of employers and apprentices, and help drive up growth and productivity across the economy. This survey invites you to comment on proposals to... More
    Opened 19 January 2018
  • Apprenticeship Assessment Plans - January 2018

    Apprenticeships are a key component of the growth agenda. The government is keen to ensure that a greater number of high quality apprenticeships are created to meet the needs of employers and apprentices, and help drive up growth and productivity across the economy. This survey invites you to... More
    Opened 19 January 2018
  • Approving Draft Apprenticeship Standards January 2018

    Apprenticeships: Approving Draft Apprenticeship Standards Overview Apprenticeships are a key component of the growth agenda. The Government is keen that more high quality apprenticeships are created to meet the needs of employers and apprentices, and help drive up growth and productivity... More
    Opened 19 January 2018
  • Changes to the teaching of Sex & Relationship Education and PSHE

    The Department for Education is considering how to update the existing Sex and Relationship guidance which, was last updated in 2000, and is therefore now out of date. The updated guidance will support schools in delivering the new subjects of Relationships Education at primary and Relationships... More
    Opened 19 December 2017
  • Insolvency regime for further education and sixth form colleges: technical consultation

    This technical consultation seeks views on the insolvency regime being developed for further education and sixth form colleges. More
    Opened 18 December 2017
  • Strengthening Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and Improving Career Progression for Teachers

    This consultation is about supporting teachers and ensuring the right structures are in place at the beginning of a teacher’s career, improving access to high-quality professional development and improving progression opportunities for all teachers throughout their careers. The first half... More
    Opened 15 December 2017
  • Office for Students: monetary and financial penalties

    This consultation seeks views on: the maximum amount of monetary penalty that the Office for Students (OfS) should be permitted to impose for breach of an ongoing registration condition the matters (mandatory factors) which the Secretary of State should require the OfS to... More
    Opened 14 December 2017
  • Keeping children safe in education

    The Department for Education invites your views on changes to the statutory guidance Keeping children safe in education (KCSIE) and a new departmental non-statutory advice document covering sexual violence and sexual harassment between children in schools and colleges. More
    Opened 14 December 2017
  • Institute for Apprenticeships: Occupational Maps

    In November 2017 the Institute for Apprenticeships took ownership of occupational maps from the Department for Education, a resource which will help determine how occupations are categorised and in turn T levels are administered. More
    Opened 14 December 2017
  • Accelerated Degrees: widening student choice in Higher Education

    This consultation is about the provision of accelerated degree courses in higher education. The consultation seeks views on how to enable and encourage wider provision of accelerated degree courses, and increased enrolment by students. This consultation is for anyone with an interest in... More
    Opened 11 December 2017
  • Early education and childcare workforce: level 2 qualifications criteria

    We are seeking views on the proposed early years assistant (level 2) criteria and their suitability for qualifications in early education and childcare. More
    Opened 7 December 2017
  • Eligibility for the free early years entitlement for two-year-olds under Universal Credit

    We are inviting views on our proposals for the free early years entitlement eligibility criteria for two-year-olds under Universal Credit. More
    Opened 4 December 2017
  • Approving Draft Apprenticeship Standards November 2017

    Apprenticeships: Approving Draft Apprenticeship Standards Overview Apprenticeships are a key component of the growth agenda. The Government is keen that more high quality apprenticeships are created to meet the needs of employers and apprentices, and help drive up growth and productivity... More
    Opened 1 December 2017
  • Approving the development of new Apprenticeship Standards November 2017

    Apprenticeships are a key component of the growth agenda. The Government is keen that more high quality apprenticeships are created to meet the needs of employers and apprentices, and help drive up growth and productivity across the economy. This survey invites you to comment on proposals to... More
    Opened 1 December 2017
  • Apprenticeship Assessment Plans - November 2017

    Apprenticeships are a key component of the growth agenda. The government is keen to ensure that a greater number of high quality apprenticeships are created to meet the needs of employers and apprentices, and help drive up growth and productivity across the economy. This survey invites you to... More
    Opened 1 December 2017
  • Implementation of T Levels' programmes

    We are seeking views on the development of new T level programmes, and how they should be designed to deliver the Sainsbury Panel’s recommendations. More
    Opened 30 November 2017
  • Eligibility for free school meals and the early years pupil premium under Universal Credit

    This consultation invites views on our proposed approach to the following passported benefits under Universal Credit: free school meals eligibility for pupils in primary and secondary education and students in further education; and the early years pupil premium. This... More
    Opened 16 November 2017
  • School loan schemes: Implementation of changes

    We are seeking views on the implementation of the changes to the criteria for agreeing loan schemes. More
    Opened 15 November 2017
  • Residential Accommodation for 16-18 year olds: National Minimum Standards

    We are proposing revisions to the national minimum standards for residential accommodation for 16-18 year olds in the FE sector to bring them up-to-date. Ofsted inspects against these standards, and they may be used by providers to assess their own services, to train staff, and as a guide for... More
    Opened 7 November 2017
  • Approving the development of new Apprenticeship Standards October 2017

    Apprenticeships are a key component of the growth agenda. The Government is keen that more high quality apprenticeships are created to meet the needs of employers and apprentices, and help drive up growth and productivity across the economy. This survey invites you to comment on proposals to... More
    Opened 27 October 2017
  • Apprenticeship Assessment Plans - October 2017

    Apprenticeships are a key component of the growth agenda. The government is keen to ensure that a greater number of high quality apprenticeships are created to meet the needs of employers and apprentices, and help drive up growth and productivity across the economy. This survey invites you to... More
    Opened 27 October 2017
  • Approving Draft Apprenticeship Standards October 2017

    Apprenticeships: Approving Draft Apprenticeship Standards Overview Apprenticeships are a key component of the growth agenda. The Government is keen that more high quality apprenticeships are created to meet the needs of employers and apprentices, and help drive up growth and productivity... More
    Opened 27 October 2017
  • Working Together to Safeguard Children: changes to statutory guidance

    The Department for Education invites your views on changes to the statutory guidance 'Working Together to Safeguard Children', new 'child death review' guidance, and new regulations. More
    Opened 25 October 2017
  • Simplifying Access to the Market: Degree Awarding Powers & University Title

    We invite views on the proposals for the criteria and processes for degree-awarding powers and university title. More
    Opened 19 October 2017
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