ⓘ Category:United Kingdom Education Acts

Academies Act 2010

The Academies Act 2010 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It aims to make it possible for all publicly funded schools in England to become academies, still publicly funded but with a vastly increased degree of autonomy in issues such as setting teachers wages and diverging from the National Curriculum. The Act is inspired by the Swedish free school system. Journalist Mike Baker described it as a "recreation of grant-maintained schools". It was among the first government bills introduced in the 55th United Kingdom Parliament by the Conservative – Liberal Democrat coalition g ...

Agricultural Children Act 1873

The Agricultural Children Act was an Act of Parliament passed by the United Kingdom Parliament in 1873, which prohibited the agricultural employment of children under the age of eight and also provided for the education of children involved in farm labour. As part of this, the Act stated that children could not be employed in agricultural work without parental confirmation that they had attended school a certain number of times in the preceding twelve months, specifically 250 times for children aged eight to ten and 150 times for individuals over the age of ten. Ultimately, the Act was ine ...

Board of Education Act 1899

The Board of Education Act 1899 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom concerning education. The act created the Board of Education to replace the previous Education and Science and Art departments. The Board acted as a central authority for education in the United Kingdom. As part of its responsibilities, it was empowered to create a registry of teachers.

Education (Administrative Provisions) Act 1907

The 1907 Education Act was an Act of Parliament passed by the Liberal government as part of their Liberal reforms package of welfare reforms. The Act set up school medical services run by local government however the service was not available until 1912 and local governments failed to provide the service.

Education (Provision of Meals) Act 1906

The Education Act 1906 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom Margaret McMillan and Fred Jowett were members of the School Board which introduced free school meals in Bradford. This was actually illegal and the School Board could have been forced to end this service. McMillan and Jowett tried to persuade Parliament to introduce legislation which encouraged all education authorities to provide free school meals for children. McMillan argued that if the state insists on compulsory education, it must take responsibility for the proper nourishment of school children. A report publis ...

Education (Scotland) Act 1872

The Education Act 1872, also known as Forsters Education Act made primary education universal and mandatory in Scotland; poverty was no longer an excuse for truancy. The act mandated the exclusive use of English-medium education in Scotland, in effect banning Scottish Gaelic medium education. For this reason it is credited with causing substantial harm to the Scottish Gaelic language and contributing to its overall decline.

                                     

ⓘ United Kingdom Education Acts

  • Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under separate governments:
  • incomplete list of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the years 1880 1899. Note that the first parliament of the United Kingdom was held in 1801
  • incomplete list of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the years 1940 1959. Note that the first parliament of the United Kingdom was held in 1801
  • complete list of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the years 1980 1999. Note that the first parliament of the United Kingdom was held in 1801
  • is a list of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from the year 2000 to 2019. Note that the first parliament of the United Kingdom was held in
  • complete list of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the years 1960 1979. Note that the first parliament of the United Kingdom was held in 1801
  • incomplete list of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the years 1860 1879. Note that the first parliament of the United Kingdom was held in 1801
  • incomplete list of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the years 1801 1819. Note that the first parliament of the United Kingdom was held in 1801
  • incomplete list of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the years 1920 1939. Note that the first parliament of the United Kingdom was held in 1801
  • incomplete list of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the years 1840 1859. Note that the first parliament of the United Kingdom was held in 1801
  • incomplete list of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the years 1900 1919. Note that the first parliament of the United Kingdom was held in 1801
  • incomplete list of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the years 1820 1839. Note that the first parliament of the United Kingdom was held in 1801