• As part of the government’s climate targets, the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme has been launched to cut harmful emissions from public sector buildings, including schools

  • The Social Value Act places a duty on contracting authorities to consider how to improve the social, economic and/or environmental wellbeing of the community when procuring service contracts

  • Fiona Riley, Chair of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s Education Group, looks at the changes in health and safety brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, along with the latest advice

  • Outdoor play is vital for children’s physical, mental and emotional health, and post-lockdown, outdoor play at school will be essential in helping children to recover, writes Mark Hardy

  • Computing Hubs are part of a programme to deliver a world-class computing education in all schools in England. So what does it mean to be a Computing Hub school, and what impact do they have?

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Nearly two-thirds of headteachers and principals have called for a rebate of 75% or more on exam fees following the cancellation of this summer’s public exams and the responsibility for assessing exams shifting to schools and colleges.

New findings released from The Key reveal that 88% of school leaders surveyed believe CPD is either “extremely important” (50%) or “important” (38%) to the post-pandemic recovery of their school.

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) has said that the Department for Education's proposed revisions to its fire safety guidance for schools in England are "immensely disappointing" and believes the department should "think again".

Higher and further education students in Scotland experiencing hardship over summer as a result of coronavirus can apply for financial support if they are struggling

The government has given the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award a funding boost of £3.4 million, so that more pupils, particularly in the most deprived areas of England, can access volunteering and extra-curricular learning through the scheme.

The Welsh Government will provide £33 million to support learners in colleges and sixth forms across Wales, as part of the £150 million it has committed to education recovery.

The government has announced funding to boost higher technical education - technical qualifications that sit between A Levels and degrees

Forty organisation working in youth sport have united behind an open letter calling for the Education Secretary Gavin Williamson to confirm funding for PE and school sport for the next academic year.

 Features

As part of the government’s climate targets, the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme has been launched to cut harmful emissions from public sector buildings, including schools

The Social Value Act places a duty on contracting authorities to consider how to improve the social, economic and/or environmental wellbeing of the community when procuring service contracts

Fiona Riley, Chair of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s Education Group, looks at the changes in health and safety brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, along with the latest advice

Outdoor play is vital for children’s physical, mental and emotional health, and post-lockdown, outdoor play at school will be essential in helping children to recover, writes Mark Hardy

Computing Hubs are part of a programme to deliver a world-class computing education in all schools in England. So what does it mean to be a Computing Hub school, and what impact do they have?

As spring progresses, schools should review their green-space maintenance and management plans to understand which works should be taking place over the next quarter