Schools

New DfE powers to ban online teachers amid grooming fears

The government plans to close a series of loopholes in its teacher misconduct regime

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Remote learning

No more snow days: Remote lessons keep kids learning during storms

Oak National Academy use also hits near record high as 120,000 pupils log on during closures

James Carr
James Carr
Schools

Storm Eunice: Schools across south west England to close

Leaders asked to provide remote learning after Met Office issues rare 'red' wind warning

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Online Oak academy lessons soar as Omicron hits returning schools

Internet learning platform says use has returned to levels not seen since last March

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Teacher survey on remote learning: 5 things we learned

Pupils in the poorest areas covered only two-thirds of the material while learning remotely as their peers in the...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Remote learning ‘legal duty’ may be reintroduced next year, says DfE

The government may once again place a legal duty upon schools when they return next year to provide remote...

James Carr
James Carr
News

DfE seeks public ownership of Oak as budget set to halve next term

The Department for Education wants to take Oak National Academy into public ownership, according to the group behind the...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Features

‘You have to not look like you’re giving up’

Jess Staufenberg talks to the trust boss the government threatened to sue, who values autonomy and wellbeing for her...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
News

MATs move to centralise in wake of Covid pressures, study finds

Many multi-academy trusts have moved to centralise HR, finance, health and safety and other policies in the wake of...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger