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

06/11/18: Education Secretary Damian Hinds has announced a series of measures to make sure every child has access to a world-class education at every stage of their lives, regardless of their background. This includes a school sport and activity action plan, centres of excellence in maths, English hubs, capital funding for T levels, careers advice and training to tackle poor behaviour.
06/11/18: The teachers working longer report has finally been published - finding that age is `no barrier` to the ability of teachers.
06/11/18: DfE have updated their school efficiency metric tool for primary and secondary schools, designed to provide schools with an indication of their efficiency compared to similar schools.
06/11/18: Chief Inspector Amanda Spielman has announced details of proposed changes to the way Ofsed inspects schools from September 2019.
06/11/18: DfE has published a research report, based on data from the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England cohort 2, which explores factors predicting the academic attainment of young people in year 11.
06/11/18: Primary schools will get extra support and improved guidance to help ensure all children can swim confidently and know how to stay safe in and around water.
06/11/18: Children with learning disabilities are being let down by society, according to the report A Fair, Supportive Society by Prof Marmot from the Institute of Health Equity at University College London.
06/11/18: Refreshed multi-agency guidelines on female genital mutilation (FGM) for those with statutory duties to safeguard children and vulnerable adults.
06/11/18: DfE has published updated guidance for managing staff and employment issues and updated statutory guidance on pay and conditions for teachers in England and Wales.
06/11/18: Reviewed guidance on what maintained schools and academies must publish online.
06/11/18: Businesses including Amazon, Rolls-Royce and Barclays LifeSkills have pledged to support care leavers through a government scheme launched to raise their career aspirations and improve their life skills.
06/11/18: What the government is doing to reduce unnecessary workload for teachers, including details of the workload challenge.

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