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Investing to end disadvantage

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Action Plan for Education


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100 new Apprenticeships by 2020


Modern, inclusive Education

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I believe a strong economy and a fair society are two sides of the same coin. You cannot have one without the other. Education is unique because it is the key to both of these goals. Education is the most powerful tool to deliver equality of opportunity. It also nurtures the talent that drives success in enterrpise, public service, culture and science. Since my appointment as Minister for Education and Skills I have set the ambition to make our Education and Training Service the best in Europe by 2026. By achieving this ambition we shall give every person a chance to fulfil their full potential

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My Priorities

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