Politics

DfE monitors staff after edict to return to the office

WiFi is being used to track attendance

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Exams

Colleges told to raid own coffers to get students to exams during rail strike

DfE says and FE providers are 'best placed to prioritise their spending to support their pupils and students' during...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Apprenticeships, Skills reform

Provide apprenticeship careers talks or face legal action, schools told

Consultation launched on new duty to give pupils six 'mandatory encounters' from FE and apprenticeship providers

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

80 winners scoop silver at the 2022 Pearson National Teaching Awards

Silver winners will now be shortlisted for one of 16 gold awards

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Staff say overcrowding hampered bomb scare evacuation at DfE’s Sheffield office

Workers warn of 'disaster waiting to happen' after incident on day of top civil servant's visit

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Not enough desks for DfE staff sent back to the office

Staff at the Department for Education have had to work in corridors and canteens after the government’s return-to-the-office edict...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
SEND

Delay (again) in accessible versions of SEND review

The government has missed its own second deadline for publishing British Sign Language (BSL) and easy-read versions of the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Missed opportunity: flagship edtech scheme ends after 2 years

The programme was a key plank of the government’s 2019 edtech strategy

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Higher education

IfS: 1 in 4 poorer pupils could lose out under proposed student loan grade thresholds

Around 1 in 10 recent education undergrads would also have been excluded, think tank warns

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker