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
- 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