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Inspectors have identified strong youth work and education provision combined with a culture of incentives rather than punishment as the reason for improving standards at a young offender institution (YOI).

Proposed new secure schools for young offenders will be modelled on secure children's homes and hold up to 70 young people, the government has revealed.

Councils will receive £50m in government funding to create more places and specialist facilities for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) it has been announced.

The Department for Education is looking to boost support for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) by overhauling the way they are assessed in schools.

The number of children being refused formal special educational needs (SEN) support following an assessment has more than tripled since ambitious government reforms came into effect in 2014, it has emerged.

The chair of parliament's education select committee is making a bid to give the Social Mobility Commission more teeth.

Relationship and sexuality education is to become compulsory in all schools in Wales from the age of five, it has been announced.

Care leavers will receive a £1,000 bursary payment if they choose to do an apprenticeship, the government has announced.

One in three councils are yet to consider how they will replace local safeguarding children boards (LSCBs) with new arrangements for multi-agency working, a study has found.

More than one in three councils in England plan to reduce support for deaf children this year, figures collected by the National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS) reveal.