Funding has been announced to help councils find alternative polling station venues for the December elections to avoid schools having to cancel their Christmas events.
The proportion of young adults going to university has risen above 50% for the first time.
Universities have been warned they must “up their game” and help disadvantaged students as new data reveals the wide gulf in pupils’ chances studying for a degree.
Former prime minister David Cameron has said the regret he feels over the decision to hold a referendum on the UK leaving the EU still haunts him.
Former prime minister David Cameron rang European leaders and then US president Barack Obama to apologise for his ultimately failed strategy to keep Britain in the European Union.
Universities must stop making unconditional offers to students with strings attached, the Education Secretary has said.
Every single school will get support on teaching relationships education as pupils prepare to return to classrooms for the new term, the Education Secretary has said.