• £140m of tuition catch-up cash remains unspent

    The government is unlikely to deliver on its promise to provide £350 million in tuition catch-up cash this year. A Schools Week investigation has established that nearly £140 million – 40 per cent – of the promised funding remains unspent. This is yet more sleight of hand from government. Again, they’ve over-promised but under-delivered It’s

    5.00 Oct. 16th, 2020 | News

  • Pearson considering using markers to be part of national tutoring programme

    An exam board is scoping out whether to redeploy its markers as tutors so it can get involved in the government’s £1 billion catch-up plans. Pearson has contacted examiners they identified with “appropriate skills and experience” to “explore” whether the board could be part of the programme. Of the £1bn catch-up funding announced by the

    11.42 Jul. 7th, 2020 | News