Education: Finance

Department for Education written question – answered at on 11 September 2023.

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Photo of Chi Onwurah Chi Onwurah Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Shadow Minister (Science, Research and Innovation)

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much funding her Department has provided to the (a) National Centre for Computing Education (b) Isaac Physics programme, (c) Stimulating Physics Network, (d) Advanced Mathematics Support Programme, (e) SUMS (Steps to University for Mathematical Students) Enrichment Day, (f) T-Level Ambassador Network and (g) Inclusion in Schools project in each year for which data is available.

Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Minister of State (Education)

Funding details for the National Centre for Computing Education, the Isaac Physics programme, the Stimulating Physics Network, the Advanced Mathematics Support Programme (AMSP) and the Inclusion in Schools project are in the table below.

With regard to SUMS (Steps to University for Mathematical Students) Enrichment Day, this is funded as part of the AMSP programme, therefore the Department does not record a separate breakdown of funding for that.

On the T Level Ambassador Network, in the 2022/23 financial year, the Department spent £66,000 establishing and supporting the T Level Ambassador Network to promote and advocate T Levels with employers.

National Centre for Computing Education

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

2021-22

2022-23

a) National Centre for Computing Education

£7.6m

£17.7m

£15.6m

£17.1m

£13.4m

Maths Programme

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

2021-22

2022-23

d) AMSP

£6.3m

£8.5m

£7.1m

£7.6m

£8.4m

Science Programmes

2020-21

2021-22

2022-23

c) Stimulating Physics Network (SPN)*

£2.15m

£2.46m

£2.11m

b) Isaac Physics

£0.695m

£0.62m

£0.86m

g) Inclusion in Schools project

£0.59m

*SPN includes Inclusion in Schools

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