News

DfE raids own coffers for a tenth of £3.1bn catch-up cash

More than a tenth of the government’s £3.1 billion education catch-up funding is coming from existing Department for Education...

Freddie Whittaker
Tutoring

National Tutoring Programme: Almost 1 in 5 enrolled pupils haven’t started tuition

Almost one in five pupils enrolled in the first year of the government’s flagship National Tutoring Programme are still...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

Where is £3.1bn catch-up cash coming from, MPs ask DfE

MPs have demanded ministers provide answers regarding the £3.1 billion in catch-up funding after the government’s own sums appeared...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

The £579m school-led tutoring fund: what you need to know

The Department for Education has publicised more details on how much schools will receive for school-led tutoring next year....

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
News

Green: Extended school day could be used to teach more ‘life skills’

An extended school day could be used to fit more “life skills” into the curriculum, the shadow education secretary...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

PM incorrectly claims 6 million pupils will benefit from tutoring

The prime minister has incorrectly claimed in Parliament that six million pupils will benefit from the government’s tutoring reforms....

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Minister denies education recovery ‘catalogue of chaos’ (but claims she doesn’t know why catch-up tsar resigned)

The government’s education recovery programme is not a “catalogue of chaos”, a minister has insisted, as she claimed she...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Sir Kevan Collins resigns as government education recovery tsar

The government’s education recovery commissioner Sir Kevan Collins has offered his resignation after ministers allocated just £1.4 billion in...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Decision to axe £15m catch-up resources ‘not taken lightly’, says DfE

The decision to pull a £15 million contract to produce catch-up resources was “not taken lightly”, according to the...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth