A lot of the headlines may have been about grammar schools but there have been plenty of other developments of note this week.
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The government's industrial strategy, education opportunity, the graduate premium and this year's performance measures, all have made the news in this latest week in education.read more
The Prime Minister highlighted the importance of education and skills in her first Cabinet meeting, the Education Secretary issued a statement on schools funding, MPs debated the HE Bill, and 17 reports were rushed out before the summer break.read more
Your regular weekly summary of a busy week of reports and debates including a curious sequence from history.read more
The latest Skills Plan remains important as this agenda shows.read more