News

More News

9 October 2018

Carole Mundell is the first departmental science adviser to be appointed since Patrick Vallance became government chief scientific adviser in April

9 October 2018

Perm sec Jonathan Slater has instructed his head statistician to work with DfE's comms and policy teams to ensure its stats “meet the highest standards of trustworthiness, quality and value”

9 October 2018

Government reversed plan to disclose civil service pay figure to unions before announcement amid fear of leaks, court hears

8 October 2018

Education secretary Damian Hinds has been rapped by the government's statistics watchdog over a string of claims about school funding and performance.

8 October 2018

Haldane's appointment "will give the council authority and independence", business secretary Greg Clark said

8 October 2018

New appointments in the civil service, UK politics, and public affairs, via our colleagues at Dods People

8 October 2018

Consultation analysis underscores weight of organised opposition to Cameron-era proposals ditched by May regime

8 October 2018

The Institute for Apprenticeships was 'playing catch-up for the mistakes the department made before it was created', MPs said

5 October 2018

Teachers’ groups say the DfE's claim the UK is among the world's top spenders on education disguises funding cuts