Today’s Education blog looks at media reporting of our new measures to ensure parents can continue to access the government’s 30 hours free childcare or Tax-Free Childcare offer if they fall below the minimum income requirement due to COVID-19.
Writing in the Telegraph today (Monday 4 May), Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced a package of measures to protect students and universities, including temporary student number controls, £2.6bn of forecast tuition fee payments for universities being bought forward and …
Today (Monday 4 May), the Department for Education has announced a package of measures to stabilise university admissions, protecting the sector and students from the impacts of coronavirus. These include temporary student number controls, bringing forward tuition fee payments and …
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks to clarify media reporting around the publication of our apprenticeship statistics.
Today's blog looks at the launch of StarLine, a new national helpline for parents, and early years funding. StarLine Today, 24 April, STAR Academies Trust has launched a new national helpline for parents called StarLine. The service will be a free …
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the government’s position on school closures and the new package of support for online learning. It answers some commonly asked questions in relation to the online learning support package.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at our support for a bill to limit school uniform costs and the associated media coverage.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the Government’s response to reports of possible school closures due to Coronavirus.
Today’s blog looks at our funding for University Mental Health Day and how we’re celebrating World Book Day.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the launch of a helpline for advice on Coronavirus and Secondary School Offer Day.
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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
- New attendance stats show 99.9% of state schools are open 22 September 2020
- Coronavirus transmission in universities: your questions answered 21 September 2020
- Five important ways universities are adapting this year 18 September 2020
- Early intelligence shows “confidence in action” as 99% of schools open 10 September 2020
- Helping pupils catch up on the time they missed 8 September 2020