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Funding to support schools and colleges during pandemic

The Department for Education has announced a new short-term Covid workforce fund, to help keep education settings open.

New teacher pay by 2022 pledge facing delay

The government has announced that it will no longer be bringing in teacher starting salaries of £30,000 by September 2022.

Ofqual has found there is no evidence that the system for awarding GCSEs and A-levels this year systematically disadvantaged poorer pupils or pupils with protected characteristics.

A £2.2 billion uplift for the core schools’ budget in 2021-22 has been confirmed in the Chancellors Spending Review, making way to delivering a commitment of an extra £7.1 billion by 2022-23.

The NCCE’s Impact Report shows that, despite the pressures of coronavirus, teachers have continued to engage with its training to enable them to teach computing more effectively.

More than 23,000 iPads and Chromebooks are being distributed among digitally excluded low-income families and care leavers in Scotland

Staff and learners in secondary schools and colleges in Wales will be expected to wear face coverings in all areas outside the classroom and on school transport.

The government’s COVID Winter Plan says rapid testing in schools will continue to be piloted.

 Features

Schools are having to deal with a dynamic situation caused by the pandemic. Fiona Riley, Chair of IOSH’s Education Group, looks at how schools are managing risks, including psycho-social issues.

With free school meals in the headlines, LACA’s national chair Stephen Forster sets out how LACA proposes to ensure that children are fed, whether in term time or the holidays

Covid-19 has added to the pressures facing staff – so providing support to teachers, and spotting early warning signs that they may be struggling, are key to reducing professional burnout and absenteeism

King's Academy Ringmer Eco Club members and solar panels

There are hundreds of ways for schools to become more sustainable – but better-quality buildings and heating systems are two of the most important

Heena Dave from Learning through Landscapes explains the My School, My Planet project to help children from communities hardest hit during the pandemic to have access to outdoor environments

Dartford Grammar School in Kent is sharing its inspiration and expertise to drive up Computer Science standards across the region

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