Over the past few days, images and photos have circulated of lunch parcels delivered for children who are eligible for free school meals. Every child deserves quality nutrition, and the standard of these school meals shown on social media is …
This Friday (15th January) it is the primary school application deadline day. Parents with children due to start school in September 2021 need to go through their local authority to apply for places at their chosen primary schools.
What should remote education look like? How can your child learn remotely if you don’t have a laptop? We answer your remote learning questions Earlier this week we announced all primary schools, secondary schools, colleges …
One of our most cherished school traditions, the annual Nativity play, has still taken centre stage across the country, despite the pandemic. In assembly halls, churches and classrooms the show has managed to go on, although as with almost everything …
On Saturday, the Government announced a new Tier 4 level of Covid-19 restrictions. Here we answer some of your questions about how the announcement will affect university students.
Despite the unprecedented challenges the global Covid pandemic has created this year, the Department for Education has been delivering on the Government’s promise to provide world-class education, training and care for everyone, whatever their background.
A maths teacher from a school in South West London was shortlisted for the Global Teacher Prize after his tuition website went viral during lockdown, helping millions of pupils in the UK and around the world to continue their studies …
Pupils all over the country have had their schooling disrupted by the pandemic and we know this has had an impact on their learning and progress.
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About the Education in the media blog
Education in the media is the Department for Education’s blog on the latest topical education and equalities issues. This blog features a review of leading media stories, rebuttal to news stories, as well as Ministerial comment.
Recent blog posts
- Guidance on Free School Meals expectations while remote learning 15 January 2021
- Primary School application deadline 14 January 2021
- Get the facts about vulnerable and critical worker children 8 January 2021
- What should remote education look like? 8 January 2021
- Misleading reporting on working with BT to provide cheap broadband - read the facts here 8 January 2021