Higher education

‘Ladder-up not levelling-up’: DfE urged to rethink student loan grade threshold plan

Ministers are considering blocking pupils without certain grades from getting student finance

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid-19

Face masks in classrooms ditched from tomorrow

DfE to 'shortly' remove guidance on use in communal areas too, PM says

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

DfE says over 550 ex-teachers answer Covid call to arms

But no figures on how many have actually rejoined the classroom

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

New DfE guidance: Rota system planned for local lockdowns

FE providers may be asked to switch to a rota system for attendance if they are in an area...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Uncategorized

Ofqual to face grilling by MPs over exams fiasco

Leaders from exams regulator Ofqual will appear in front of MPs next week to answer questions about this year’s...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News, Uncategorized

Colleges and schools cry foul over missing vocational results

Colleges and schools across England are still awaiting the results of some vocational qualifications, despite a promise from government...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Minister hints at potential further delay to vocational results

Exam boards are set to work “through the weekend and into next week” to process vocational qualification results, a...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Coronavirus: Colleges to receive just 10 home testing kits each

Colleges will receive just 10 coronavirus home testing kits each, and should only use them in “exceptional circumstances”, the...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

DfE top boss Jonathan Slater to leave

The Department for Education’s permanent secretary Jonathan Slater is to be replaced, the government has announced. The Financial Times...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker