COVID

DfE tells schools and colleges to prepare for return of on-site Covid testing in September

Schools and colleges have been told to prepare for the return of on-site Covid testing from the start of...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
COVID

Revealed: Government plans to expand 16-19 Covid tuition fund

The government has published plans to expand the 16-19 Tuition Fund as part of a £1.4 billion package of...

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
COVID

College forced to close following Covid-19 outbreak

A college has been forced to close its campus following an outbreak of Covid-19, involving the so-called “Indian variant”,...

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
COVID

Williamson defends independent provider Covid-19 testing ‘madness’

The education secretary has defended the controversial delay in distributing Covid-19 testing kits to independent training providers. In an...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
COVID

Delay to Covid-19 testing for providers branded ‘madness’

The government has failed to explain why private training providers will need to wait until the end of next...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
COVID

Extra £102m to extend 16-19 Covid tuition fund announced

The government has set aside an additional £102 million to extend the 16 to 19 tuition fund for an...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
COVID

College students to receive three Covid tests on site upon return

College students will have four rapid Covid tests in the first two weeks of returning to the classroom from...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
COVID

Government to research range of ‘harms’ caused by Covid-19 to students and staff

The Department for Education is tendering for research into how Covid-19 has impacted students and staff. The “rapid” data...

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
COVID

Covid-related death of college lecturer investigated

The death of a college lecturer who died after contracting Covid-19 is being investigated by the government’s agency that...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden