Covid-19

‘Reckless’: UCU slams July 19 easing of Covid restrictions

A college union has attacked government plans to relax Covid restrictions on campuses as showing a “reckless disregard for...

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Covid-19

Easing Covid restrictions: What FE providers need to know

The government plans to remove bubbles and social distancing rules in FE providers from July 19, the education secretary...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Covid-19

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-19

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-19

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-19

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-19

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-19

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-19

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