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It takes two to educate - Tuesday 3 July 2007

Two new departments - and neither with 'education' in the title. But who's in charge of what? And will it be good news or bad for schools, colleges and universities?

Schools will be run by the Department for Children, Schools and Families, under Ed Balls. High-quality, tailored education for all and raising standards will be overriding priorities. The DCSF will set pre-19 education policy, but work with the new Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (Dius) on 14-19 reforms.

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