New statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education: Statutory Guidance for Schools and Colleges published by DfE commences from 5 September 2016.
Last month The Supreme Court decided that the current system of Employment Tribunal fees was unlawful. This means now that an individual can bring a claim without having to pay any fees.
As well as being responsible for schools, colleges and universities, she also becomes the Minister for Women and Equalities. Her new department will expand to take on responsibility for universities and she will inherit a higher education bill, which could raise tuition fees in England, with a second reading due next week.