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Ventilating classrooms to reduce the spread of Covid 19 doesn’t mean pupils need to be cold – here’s why

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Good ventilation prevents the virus hanging in the air and infecting people. Many areas of schools are already well-ventilated with plenty of air movement but we want to help schools identify where and when ventilation can be improved.

How good ventilation can help stop the spread of COVID-19 in schools and what we’re doing to help

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One of the key ways of helping to reduce the spread of COVID-19, including the Omicron variant, spreading in schools, colleges and early years settings is to make sure they are well ventilated. Here we look at why ventilation is …

Teachers and parents: Get Boosted Now to be ready for the return to schools and colleges in January

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UK Health Security Agency data shows that within 14 days of a booster vaccination your protection against symptomatic infection from the Omicron variant of COVID-19 increases by as much as 70% With many schools going back after the Christmas holidays …

"Today is a red-letter day for education in our country": Skills Minister Alex Burghart on new measures to help adults and young people upskill and earn more

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Today we announced that adults and young people across the country will benefit from more high-quality and flexible education and training – levelling up opportunities and supporting more people into higher skilled, higher wage jobs. People looking to upskill or …

Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi writes to school and college leaders to thank them for their response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges of the Omicron variant

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Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi has written to school and college leaders to thank them and their staff for everything they are doing to respond to the challenges of the pandemic and the Omicron variant. In it he sets out the …

What does Covid Plan B mean for schools, colleges, universities and early years?

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Yesterday, the Prime Minister announced the implementation of Plan B of the COVID-19 Response: Autumn and Winter Plan, as a result of increasing pressure on the NHS. We have already increased safety measures across education settings and we set these measure out in a previous post on 28 November …

An open letter to parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities from Children and Families Minister Will Quince

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Children and families Minister Will Quince has written to all parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities to talk about his ambitions for them and their children.  To all parents and carers of children …