Section 11 rethink

28th February 1997 at 00:00
A Labour government would conduct a radical review of funding which currently provides extra help in learning English for ethnic minority children, the party's education spokesman David Blunkett said this week.

The review would consider the future of Section 11 funding and look at ways of integrating it with the single regeneration budget, used to fund schemes in deprived areas, and European Commission cash. Mr Blunkett said the review would consider basing the Section 11 scheme - currently at the Home Office - at the Department for Education and Employment.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now