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The following news was published in June 2019. For other headlines, please browse the archive.

03/06/19: DfE have published a letter around school responsibilities for school food, highlighting issues raised by the Children's Future Food Inquiry.
03/06/19: The reception baseline assessment (RBA) being piloted later in 2019 is expected to be introduced in all state-funded primary schools in September 2020. The new assessment will enable the removal of Key Stage 1 tests at the end of Year 2.
03/06/19: An annual study by the University of Roehampton has found that fewer 16-year-olds in England are getting a computing qualification. It also said schools have cut back on time spent teaching the subject
03/06/19: The first 3 T Levels (digital production design & development, design surveying & planning and education) will be available at selected schools and colleges from September 2020. These will offer students a mixture of classroom learning and an industry placement.
03/06/19: Research by Birmingham City University has found that changing how music is taught in schools could boost attendance for struggling students.
03/06/19: The new Educators on Board campaign aims to encourage teachers and school leaders to become school governors in other schools. School governance provides genuine professional development opportunities by giving teachers valuable experience of strategic leadership and the opportunity to grow their skills in a different educational context.
03/06/19: Character and resilience are key to social mobility - the Education Secretary is seeking views on the development of character and resilience in young people to help shape the recommendations of a new Character Advisory Group.

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