Greening’s conference speech 2017: the 6 key announcements

Greening's conference speech 2017: the 6 key announcements

The education secretary Justine Greening is addressing the Conservative Party conference. Here are the main announcements from her speech…

1. Pilot of student loan forgiveness for teachers, targeted “at the subjects and areas of the country that need them most”

2. Next round of £140 million strategic school improvement fund to focus on reception numeracy and literacy

3. Additional £6 million funding for maths hubs

4. New £12 million English hubs in the northern powerhouse

5. £30 million in “tailored support” for getting teachers into schools that “struggle the most” with recruitment and retention

6. Proposals to improve the quality of alternative provision (as revealed by Schools Week on Thursday)