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Education Act 2011

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Early years provision

    1. 1.Free of charge early years provision

  3. Part 2 Discipline

    1. 2.Power of members of staff at schools to search pupils

    2. 3.Power of members of staff at further education institutions to search students

    3. 4.Exclusion of pupils from schools in England: review

    4. 5.Repeal of requirement to give notice of detention to parent: England

    5. 6.Repeal of duty to enter into behaviour and attendance partnership

  4. Part 3 School workforce

    1. Abolition of the General Teaching Council for England

      1. 7.Abolition of the General Teaching Council for England

      2. 8.Functions of Secretary of State in relation to teachers

      3. 9.Requirement for teachers in England to serve induction period

      4. 10.Abolition of the GTCE: transitional provision

      5. 11.Abolition of the GTCE: consequential amendments

      6. 12.Abolition of the GTCE: transfer schemes

    2. Reporting restrictions

      1. 13.Restrictions on reporting alleged offences by teachers

    3. Abolition of the Training and Development Agency for Schools

      1. 14.Abolition of the Training and Development Agency for Schools

      2. 15.Training the school workforce: powers of Secretary of State and Welsh Ministers

      3. 16.Abolition of the TDA: consequential amendments

      4. 17.Abolition of the TDA: transfer schemes

    4. Abolition of the School Support Staff Negotiating Body

      1. 18.Abolition of the School Support Staff Negotiating Body

    5. Staff: minor amendments

      1. 19.Staffing of maintained schools: suspension of delegated budget

  5. Part 4 Qualifications and the Curriculum

    1. International comparison surveys

      1. 20.Requirement for schools to participate in international surveys

    2. Ofqual

      1. 21.The Chief Regulator of Qualifications and Examinations

      2. 22.The qualifications standards objective

      3. 23.Enforcement powers

    3. Qualifications: Wales

      1. 24.Enforcement powers of Welsh Ministers

    4. Abolition of the Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency

      1. 25.Abolition of the Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency

      2. 26.Abolition of the QCDA: consequential amendments

      3. 27.Abolition of the QCDA: transfer schemes

    5. Careers education and guidance

      1. 28.Education and training support services in England

      2. 29.Careers guidance in schools in England

    6. Repeal of the diploma entitlement

      1. 30.Repeal of diploma entitlement for 16 to 18 year olds

      2. 31.Repeal of diploma entitlement for fourth key stage

  6. Part 5 Educational institutions: other provisions

    1. Repeal of duties of governing bodies, local authorities and others

      1. 32.Duty to prepare and publish school profile

      2. 33.Duty to appoint school improvement partners

      3. 34.Duties in relation to school admissions

      4. 35.Duties in relation to school meals etc

    2. Admissions

      1. 36.Objections to admission arrangements

    3. New schools

      1. 37.Establishment of new schools

    4. Governing bodies: constitution and dissolution

      1. 38.Constitution of governing bodies: maintained schools in England

      2. 39.Discontinuance of federated school: governing body not to be dissolved

    5. Standards

      1. 40.School inspections: exempt schools

      2. 41.School inspections: matters to be covered in Chief Inspector’s report

      3. 42.Inspection of further education institutions: exempt institutions

      4. 43.Inspection of boarding accommodation

      5. 44.Schools causing concern: powers of Secretary of State

      6. 45.Complaints: repeal of power to complain to Local Commissioner

    6. Finance

      1. 46.Local authorities’ financial schemes

      2. 47.Payments in respect of dismissal, etc

      3. 48.Determination of permitted charges

    7. Further education institutions

      1. 49.Further education institutions: amendments

    8. Pupil referral units

      1. 50.Financing of pupil referral units

      2. 51.Repeal of provision changing name of pupil referral units

  7. Part 6 Academies

    1. Academy arrangements

      1. 52.Academies: removal of requirement to have specialism

      2. 53.Academy arrangements: post-16 education and alternative provision

      3. 54.Consequential amendments: 16 to 19 Academies and alternative provision Academies

    2. Academy orders

      1. 55.Academy orders: involvement of religious bodies etc

      2. 56.Academies: consultation on conversion

      3. 57.Academy conversions: federated schools

      4. 58.Academy orders: local authority powers

      5. 59.Transfer of property, rights and liabilities to Academies

    3. Academies: other provisions

      1. 60.Academies: new and expanded educational institutions

      2. 61.Charges at boarding Academies

      3. 62.Staff at Academies with religious character

      4. 63.Academies: land

      5. 64.Academy admissions arrangements: references to adjudicator

      6. 65.Academies: minor amendments

  8. Part 7 Post-16 education and training

    1. Abolition of the Young People’s Learning Agency for England

      1. 66.Abolition of the Young People’s Learning Agency for England

      2. 67.Abolition of the YPLA: consequential amendments

      3. 68.Abolition of the YPLA: transfer schemes

    2. Apprenticeships

      1. 69.The apprenticeship offer

      2. 70.Securing the provision of apprenticeship training

      3. 71.Apprenticeship certificates

    3. The Chief Executive of Skills Funding

      1. 72.Consultation by Chief Executive of Skills Funding

      2. 73.Functions of the Chief Executive of Skills Funding

    4. Raising the participation age: commencement

      1. 74.Duty to participate in education or training: commencement

  9. Part 8 Direct payments

    1. 75.Direct payments: persons with special educational needs or subject to learning difficulty assessment

  10. Part 9 Student finance

    1. 76.Student loans: interest rates

    2. 77.Limit on student fees: part-time courses

  11. Part 10 General

    1. 78.Orders and regulations

    2. 79.Interpretation of Act

    3. 80.Financial provision

    4. 81.Extent

    5. 82.Commencement

    6. 83.Short title

    1. Schedule 1

      Review of exclusions from schools in England: consequential amendments

    2. Schedule 2

      Abolition of the GTCE: consequential amendments

    3. Schedule 3

      Abolition of the GTCE: transfer schemes

    4. Schedule 4

      Offence of breach of reporting restrictions: application to providers of information society services

    5. Schedule 5

      Abolition of the TDA: consequential amendments

    6. Schedule 6

      Abolition of the TDA: transfer schemes

    7. Schedule 7

      The Chief Regulator of Qualifications and Examinations

    8. Schedule 8

      Abolition of the QCDA: consequential amendments

    9. Schedule 9

      Abolition of the QCDA: transfer schemes

    10. Schedule 10

      School admissions: consequential amendments

    11. Schedule 11

      Establishment of new schools

    12. Schedule 12

      Further education institutions: amendments

    13. Schedule 13

      16 to 19 Academies and alternative provision Academies: consequential amendments

    14. Schedule 14

      Academies: land

    15. Schedule 15

      Academies: minor amendments

    16. Schedule 16

      Abolition of the YPLA: consequential amendments

    17. Schedule 17

      Abolition of the YPLA: transfer schemes

    18. Schedule 18

      The apprenticeship offer: consequential amendments

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