Today’s Education blog looks at media reporting of our new measures to ensure parents can continue to access the government’s 30 hours free childcare or Tax-Free Childcare offer if they fall below the minimum income requirement due to COVID-19.
Writing in the Telegraph today (Monday 4 May), Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced a package of measures to protect students and universities, including temporary student number controls, £2.6bn of forecast tuition fee payments for universities being bought forward and …
Today's blog looks at media reports based on speculation that students who wish to may not be able to sit exams once schools reopen.
Today's blog looks at media reports based on speculation that schools could reopen after the Easter holidays. Schools reopening predictions in the media Today, Wednesday 8 April, the Department for Education has issued a statement in response to reports that …
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the Government’s response to reports of possible school closures due to Coronavirus.
A widespread public awareness campaign on Coronavirus launched in January - reinforced with specific advice sent directly to all schools on 4 February which has since been updated every week.
This morning we sent updated PHE guidance to all early years providers, schools, further education settings and higher education institutions, reiterating the latest guidance and advice from Public Health England.
Periods are a normal part of everyday life and we do not want young people missing out on lessons because of them.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the Department’s announcement about expanding the National School Breakfast programme. The blog also looks at news coverage of changes to the student loan repayment system. Breakfast programme expansion On Saturday, 4 January, …
We have recently announced an extra £18 million to extend the Opportunity Area programme, which is supporting five areas in the Yorkshire and Humber and North West, while Opportunity North East (ONE) is addressing the reasons why too few young people in the North East are reaching their potential through secondary education and beyond. In ONE, the department will invest up to £24m to deliver a focussed programme to address the specific challenges in the North East.