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The following news was published in February 2018. For other headlines, please browse the archive.

01/02/18: In case you missed it - following the resignation of Justine Greening, Damian Hinds has been appointed as the new Education Secretary. Read his first speech in his new role.
01/02/18: Unison`s recent survey shows school catering staff feel under-valued and under-trained.
01/02/18: Following the publication of DfE's Careers Strategy in December 2017, statutory careers guidance has been published setting out the requirements and expectations of secondary schools.
01/02/18: 2018 is the Year of Engineering - Although engineering is one of the most important sectors in the UK, a shortfall of 20,000 graduates each year is damaging growth. How is your school helping to inspire a new generation of engineers?
01/02/18: It is estimated that 90% of new jobs require digital skills and many companies are reporting that they are struggling to recruit the specialist digital talent they need. Read the speech by the Apprenticeships and Skills Minister highlighting the importance of growing these skills at school.
01/02/18: An international survey `Drawing the Future` by the Education and Employers charity explores career aspirations of primary school children across the world.

01/02/18: Secondary league tables have been published, showing the results of the first pupils to sit the new English and Maths GCSEs. How did your secondary school do?
01/02/18: The parliamentary Public Accounts Committee has released a report on teacher recruitment and retention with seven recommendations for the Department of Education
01/02/18: A new website Mentally Healthy Schools has been launched to support pupils' mental health in primary schools. Currently in its pilot phase, the website will offer online resources and practical ideas for use in the classroom.
01/02/18: The Keeping Children Safe in Education consultation ends 22 February 2018. Submit your views.
01/02/18: In a speech at the Church of England Foundation for Education Leadership, Ofsted's Chief Inspector Amanda Spielman discusses tolerance, respect, diversity and faith schools.

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