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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
Covid

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
Covid

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
Covid

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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Improving air quality is for life, not just for Covid

Improving indoor air quality shouldn’t be considered a quick fix for Covid recovery but a long-term investment in healthier…

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Why we need to see the children of prisoners

Unlocking the potential of these children is matter of seeing them and tackling the stigma that keeps them and…

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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

Research

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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Research: How can teaching be made greener?

Teaching lags behind other professions when it comes to decarbonising, and the key may be in the incentives schools…

JL Dutaut
IAIN FORD
Research

How can ‘mixing it up’ and confusing students be good for them?

Interleaving can cause confusion, but it’s one that pays off – as long as it’s used within certain parameters,…

JL Dutaut
HARRY FLETCHER-WOOD

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