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APA 6th referencing guide: Government Report

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In text citations

1st citation:
Department for Education (DfE, 2017) state that......
OR
...(Department for Education (DfE), 2017).

Subsequent citations:

DfE (2017) acknowledge that....
OR
...(DfE, 2017). 

Note: A good tip if you are going to use the same citation a few times in your assignment is to use acronyms.  You must explain the acronym in full the first time you use it, followed by the acronym so it is clear to your lecturer what the abbreviation stands for.

Reference list

In print: Corporate author. (Year). Title (Series or reference number). Place: Publisher.

Online: Corporate author. (Year). Title (Series or reference number). Retrieved from 

For example:

Department for Education. (2017). Unlocking talent, fulfilling potential: A plan for improving social mobility through education (Cm 9541). Retrieved from https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/667690/Social_Mobility_Action _Plan_-_for_printing.pdf