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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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DfE confirms U-turn over masks in colleges

Learners and staff at colleges in high-transmission areas will be required to wear face coverings following a U-turn by...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Sally Collier to be replaced by Dame Glenys Stacey as Ofqual chief regulator

The chief regulator of Ofqual Sally Collier is to leave following the exams fiasco that has engulfed England in...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Government to U-turn on masks in colleges

Staff and students will be expected to wear face coverings in colleges in England from September following a government...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker