Department for Education and Skills
The bursary system of teacher training was introduced; this meant that students educated by the Board of Education to age sixteen would receive grants to further their secondary education in preparation for a teacher training...
The Ministry of Education instituted a scheme of state studentships: grants for university education based on the student's results in Higher School Certificate (including special scholarship papers).
31 August 1939
The British Government issued an evacuation notice to be carried out within twenty-four hours; within three days, in fact, a million and a half children, pregnant women, and the blind were moved from their urban...
The Roberts Report advised the establishment under the auspices of what became the Department of Education and Science an efficient and comprehensive free public library system serving all British citizens.