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‘Inadequate’ DfE Covid guidance contributing to ‘crisis in school leadership’

Guidance for schools during the Covid-19 pandemic has been “inadequate”, contributing to a “crisis in school leadership”, researchers have...

James Carr
James Carr
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Revised safety and sexual harassment guidance: 8 things you need to know

The government has issued beefed-up guidance on tackling sexual misconduct in schools, warning downplaying it as “banter” can normalise...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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DfE: Schools may need to change curriculum ‘substantially’ to help kids catch-up

Schools may need to modify their curriculum “substantially” as part of their efforts to help children catch-up following lockdown...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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Ventilation moved up the priority list, and 5 more updates to DfE Covid-19 guidance

An important Covid-19 guidance document for schools has been updated today to place more importance on ventilation and strengthen...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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DfE to clarify ‘intent’ of controversial new RSE guidance

The government is set to issue a statement clarifying the “intent” of additional relationships and sex education guidance published...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Coronavirus: Heads struggle to keep up with DfE guidance updates

School leaders have had to read almost 100 updates to government guidance during the coronavirus crisis – a quarter...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Coronavirus: ‘Significant gap’ in advice for schools to protect BAME staff

A network representing black, Asian and minority ethnic education staff has published its own guidance to help schools prepare...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Coronavirus: Tests for pupils with symptoms, no PPE needed and classes of 15

Pupils eligible to return to school on June 1 will have “access” to coronavirus testing, the Department for Education...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Coronavirus: Don’t monitor staff performance, and 6 other points from joint union guidance

The National Education Union, National Association of Head Teachers and Association of School and College leaders have teamed up...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker