Today, Wednesday 3 June, the Education Endowment Foundation has launched an online tuition pilot which aims to support disadvantaged children, following school closures as a result of a Covid-19.
Today, our blog looks at the wider opening of schools, colleges and early years settings as well as government policy to stop drugs in schools.
Today, Tuesday 19 May, we announced a multi-million-pound settlement that will help low-income families with seriously ill or disabled children with the cost of equipment, goods or services, through Family Fund.
Today, Education Secretary Gavin Williamson wrote an opinion piece in the Daily Mail about schools opening to more pupils in a phased way from 1 June. Read a full copy of his opinion piece on our blog.
Today’s blog looks at the oral evidence hearing held today, Wednesday 13 May, by Parliament’s Science and Technology Select Committee.
Yesterday, Monday 11 May, the Department for Education published guidance on the wider opening of nurseries, schools and colleges.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the £9m Holiday meals and enrichment fund announcement and the latest Childcare and Early Years Survey of Parents 2018 statistics.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the home learning environment summit, special education needs and disability (SEND) funding and children in care.
Following media reports last week, regarding the OECD finding that the UK is the third highest spender on education including tertiary and private education for every country, Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills at the OECD has said: UK …
We are striving for a world class education, training and care for everyone – whatever their background. That’s why we protected the budget for schools, and there is more money going into our schools than ever before – a …
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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
- Summer activities, tutoring and extra funding for schools – How we’re helping students catch-up 25 February 2021
- What you need to know about grades in 2021 25 February 2021
- Chief Medical Officer: “If you keep children out of school, every single one of the children you keep out of school is disadvantaged” 24 February 2021
- An open letter from Education Secretary Gavin Williamson to parents, carers and guardians 23 February 2021
- All students to return to school and college from 8 March and what you need to know 22 February 2021