Covid-19

Weekly Covid testing for most students and staff ditched from today

Boris Johnson outlines plan for 'living with Covid-19'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid-19

DfE extends Covid school and college workforce fund until Easter

Staff fund extended until April 8

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Covid-19

Some colleges to keep masks in class despite PM ending Plan B regulations

One said sudents without a mask will not be permitted to enter the college

Will Nott
Will Nott
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
Covid-19, Exams

Scheme extended to cover costs of extra invigilators for this term’s vocational exams

Exams invigilator costs can be claimed back by FE centres with high staff absences due to Covid.

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Covid-19

Omicron: January exams start smoothly despite staff shortages

Staff are working extra hours, with managers stepping in to help invigilate vocational and technical qualifications

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Covid-19

Omicron: Return of face coverings in classrooms to help stall surge

New measures for education have been announced to combat Omicron spread and surge in staff absences.

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Covid-19

Sixth formers could be offered Covid booster jabs

Booster jabs should be rolled out to 16 and 17 year olds, the JCVI has recommended.

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
Covid-19

Education recovery in FE: Ofsted reveals key findings from autumn 2021 inspections

Providers' finances have suffered, apprentices have been unable to take exams and staff are facing ever-increasing workloads

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon