Covid

Long Covid teachers join forces to sue ministers

About 85 teachers in the UK have expressed an interest in joining the action

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
Covid

Williamson ‘considered resigning’ over ‘panic’ Jan 2021 school closures

Former ed sec tells Covid inquiry he did not have 'complete autonomy' over closure decisions, and claims his advice...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Covid: ‘Williamson threw schools under the bus’

Inquiry hears former education secretary opposed face masks in schools to avoid 'surrender' to unions

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Covid

Williamson opposed masks in schools because he didn’t want to ‘surrender’ to unions

Evidence to the Covid-inquiry claims the former education secretary 'didn't want to give an inch' to the education unions...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Covid

Sixth-form loses employment tribunal over Covid shortcomings

Employment tribunal judge backs English teacher's indirect age discrimination claim against London sixth form

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Covid

Teacher sickness absence soars in wake of pandemic

More than 3.2 million working days were missed due to illness last year

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Covid legacy will ‘damage prospects of a generation’, warn MPs

Committee warns pandemic will 'entrench disadvantage' without further intervention from government

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Covid

How the EEF has scaled up and levelled up Covid catch-up

An independent evaluation of EEF Accelerator Fund activity highlights the work’s success at scaling up catch-up interventions in under-served...

JL Dutaut
Becky Francis
Covid

Vaccine taskforce book for schools could prove a long shot

'We’ve forgotten vaccines, we take them for granted'

Amy Walker
Amy Walker