Skip to main content

Media Officer

A clinically vulnerable mum discusses how she overcame her anxieties about her children returning to school

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Coronavirus

For most parents the return of more children to schools earlier this month was a relief. But for those who were clinically extremely vulnerable it will have come with added anxieties. Hannah Paradis is a teaching assistant from Cambridgeshire who suffers …

Who can go back to university and when? What support is available? Students’ questions answered

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Coronavirus, Higher Education, Universities

From 8 March universities can start to resume in-person teaching for students on practical courses and those who need access to facilities and equipment on campus. This process will be decided on by universities, but is likely to be staggered, …

Your transferable skills define what you can do - guest post from a careers adviser 

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Careers

This National Careers Week, careers adviser Steve Beech talks about the importance of transferable skills, and what you can do to optimise your career options and employability.    Steve Beech, NVQ Level 4 Qualified Careers Adviser   The pandemic has resulted in many redundancies, …

Chief Medical Officer: “If you keep children out of school, every single one of the children you keep out of school is disadvantaged”

The country’s Chief Medical Officer, Professor Chris Whitty, has said that it is “absolutely universally accepted that there are huge advantages for children to be in school”.

An open letter from Education Secretary Gavin Williamson to parents, carers and guardians

Gavin Williamson, Education Secretary

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has written an open letter to parents, carers and guardians following the news that all primary schools, secondary secondary schools, special and alternative provision schools, colleges and further education settings will be opening to all pupils …

Rapid testing kits will be delivered to nurseries from next month. Here’s what this means for you

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: early years, Testing
a child drawing on the floor with chalk

Ensuring young children can access the care, support and social interaction they need during these critical early years, is crucial to their development. This is why early years settings have remained open to all children throughout the current national lockdown. …