We reported in June that Ofsted was seeking views on proposals to significantly change its complaints process for education settings, including early years providers (see Ofsted launches consultation on complaints procedure).
Following the pandemic, school absence rates have become stuck at crisis levels, according to the Children’s Commissioner with the result that, last year, over one in five children were persistently absent, meaning they missed on average at least a day a fortnight in school.
The King’s Speech has been delivered at the State Opening of Parliament. It is written in Number 10 to set the outlines of a programme for legislation which, on this occasion, will take the country up to the general election.
Earlier this year, we reported that the Home Office had called for evidence on how implementing a duty to report child sexual abuse was likely to impact children, organisations and affected workforces and volunteers (see Mandatory reporting of child sexual abuse).
As the prime minister hosts a global summit to discuss the potential risks of artificial intelligence (AI), the Department for Education (DfE) has unveiled a more positive aspect of the new developments in computers with cognitive skills.
Teachers and school leaders from across England are set to participate in an artificial intelligence (AI) hackathon as part a two-day event to experiment with technology and identify how AI could supercharge education.