The way children are taught at school hasn’t actually changed much since the start of the pandemic and throughout, the government has prioritised education.
Childminders now have more options for accessing asymptomatic twice-weekly testing.
As many as one in three people with Covid are asymptomatic – meaning they have no symptoms of the virus and could spread it without knowing. In settings like schools and colleges that is obviously a concern. But that’s where …
Last week, all pupils returned to schools following more than two months of remote learning for most children.
Now pupils are back in the classroom no-one should be held back from accessing education due to their period. In January 2020, we launched the Period Products Scheme to provide learners with period products when they need them. But how …
The National Tutoring Programme (NTP) will help boost the learning of those pupils most affected by the impact of missed time in school during the pandemic.
We made relationships education compulsory for all primary and secondary aged pupils for the first time from September of last year. The new relationships, sex, and health education (RSHE) curriculum has been designed to make sure young people learn about …
Dr Alex George, the A&E doctor who regularly appears as the resident doctor on ITV’s Lorraine, has been appointed by the Government as its Youth Mental Health Ambassador.
In December we announced the launch of The Turing Scheme. This pioneering £110 million programme replaces the Erasmus scheme and will provide study opportunities abroad for students to develop themselves personally and academically.
Getting our children and young people back into schools and colleges has always been a top priority – that’s because experts agree the best place for children to be is with their teachers, friends, and peers.
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