Today’s education in the media looks at learning foreign languages in schools, flexible terms dates, adoption and a letter from the Skills Minister about the apprenticeship levy.
Term time holidays
Today’s news review looks at coverage over the weekend about sprinklers in schools and the final verdict from the Isle of Wight Magistrates’ Court about term-time holidays.
Today’s news review looks at the Supreme Court ruling about term-time holidays and when children can miss school.
Today, Thursday 6 April, the Supreme Court handed down their judgment in the case of Jon Platt vs Isle of Wight Council.
Today’s news review looks at a report on universal free childcare and the freedom that schools have to set their own term dates.
Today’s news review looks at the report commissioned by the Government into tackling and preventing harassment on university campuses and the release of school absence statistics.
Today’s news review includes reports about term time holidays and Justine Greening’s first opinion piece as Education Secretary.
Today’s news review looks at inaccurate claims made about term time holidays.
Today’s news review looks at coverage of the appointment process for the new Ofsted Chief, figures on Multi Academy Trust performance, term time holiday penalty notices, a report on women on boards, and the Children and Social Work Bill.
Today we published local authority data on penalty notices, parenting orders and parenting contracts for unauthorised absence in schools for 2013/14 and 2014/15.