We are aware of a petition on Change.org based on a misapprehension about the way young people will be allocated grades for their GCSEs and A levels this summer. The petition being circulated on social media suggests there will be …
Today’s blog looks at our announcement of £6.5 million to place social workers in schools to support children most at risk during Covid-19. Social workers to work in schools to support vulnerable children On Thursday 21 May as part of …
Today's blog looks at reporting of a UCU survey on students looking to defer their university place if teaching is to take place online.
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's blog provides further details on the scientific evidence underpinning our plans for the wider opening of schools.
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 blog looks at continued speculation about how and when schools might reopen to all pupils.
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.
Today’s blog looks at the package of support the Government is making available to early years settings, following a report from the Early Years Alliance.