This evening's Education in the Media blog focusses on the publication of evidence papers by The Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) about the plans for a phased return to school from 1 June at the earliest , and a …
Today's blog provides further details on the scientific evidence underpinning our plans for the wider opening of schools.
Today’s blog looks at the package of support the Government is making available to early years settings, following a report from the Early Years Alliance.
Yesterday (Thursday 30 April), Minister for Children and Families Vicky Ford wrote to the Guardian about how the government is making sure vulnerable children are protected during the coronavirus pandemic. Her letter can be read in full below.
Today's blog looks at media reports based on speculation that students who wish to may not be able to sit exams once schools reopen.
Answers to frequently asked questions about schools and other educational settings during the Covid-19 outbreak.
Today's blog looks at media reports based on speculation that schools could reopen after the Easter holidays. Schools reopening predictions in the media Today, Wednesday 8 April, the Department for Education has issued a statement in response to reports that …
Today's blog outlines the launch of a national voucher scheme aimed at children eligible for free school meals while schools are closed due to coronavirus.
Today's blog outlines the new social distancing guidance for education and childcare settings.
Today's blog focuses on schools' efforts to fight the spread of Coronavirus.
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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
- Inaccurate petition on A level and GCSE grades this year 8 July 2020
- Statistics show schools welcoming back more young people 7 July 2020
- Misleading claims made by the TES 1 July 2020
- Reports about pupils returning to school in September 30 June 2020
- Rise in applicants planning to start university despite fears of deferrals 25 June 2020