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Schools fear closures amid Covid testing kit delays

8% of schools reported having staff unable to attend due to a lack of Covid tests

James Carr
James Carr
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Edenred out as DfE sets up school meal voucher plan B

Edtech firm win ‘contingency scheme’ contract

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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State schools in deprived areas hit hardest by staff absence

Schools report using non-teaching staff to cover lessons and almost one in 10 combine classes as Omicron disruption continues

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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DfE to pay 100% of breakfast clubs costs until August in partial U-turn

Government delays plan to make schools pay 25% of breakfast costs and expands eligibility ‘in light of Covid’

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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DfE says over 550 ex-teachers answered Covid call to arms

But no figures on how many have actually rejoined classrooms missing tens of thousands of teachers

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Schools cut music and PE, and 7 other findings from DfE recovery research

Report looks at how schools coped with the impact of Covid in 2020-21

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker

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How to take part in a DEEP dive into school groups

As the EPI launches new research in school group effectiveness, Bobbie Mills explains what we need to learn, why…

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NLG reforms have left chairs of governors unsupported

National Leader of Governance reforms have left a gaping hole in the vital support available to chairs of governors,…

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Review of the week

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Gerry Robinson’s blogs of the week, 10 January 2022

Creating the safe, happy space where children are inspired to talk @EmmaDee77 For those who haven’t been paying attention,…

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Sonia Thompson’s blogs of the new year – 4 January 2022

Three blogs old and new to reflect on at the start of the new year, chosen by Sonia Thompson

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Dan Morrow’s blogs of the week, 6 December 2021

This week’s top blogs cover lesson observations, curriculum interconnectivity, teaching like a champion, and the impact of recent Ofsted…

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Latest Research

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How to take part in a DEEP dive into school groups

As the EPI launches new research in school group effectiveness, Bobbie Mills explains what we need to learn, why…

JL Dutaut
Bobbie Mills
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Is extending the school day a viable solution to lost learning?

Our case study reveals important caveats for ‘out-of-school time’ provision and challenges leaders to think differently about post-Covid recovery,…

JL Dutaut
CLAIRE FORBES
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How can we ensure teachers take up and benefit from CPD?

While reforms have removed much of the cost barrier to teachers accessing quality CPD, one important obstacle remains, explains…

JL Dutaut
CAT SCUTT

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