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
News

DfE still short of 1.3 million laptop target despite Gibb promise

The Department for Education had still not fulfilled its pledge to deliver 1.3 million free laptops to disadvantaged pupils...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Government drops expectation of daily checks on isolating pupils

The government has ditched official advice stating teachers should “ideally” check in with isolating pupils every day. Instead, schools...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
News

4 of 5 most deprived schools don’t have devices for home-learning

More than four in five schools with the most deprived intakes don’t have access to the devices they need...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Spielman: Not ‘realistic’ to expect schools to provide ‘full’ online teaching

It is not “sensible or realistic” to expect schools to provide a “full on-screen taught programme” for all absent...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker