School-based counselling should be available to all children

25 October 2021

School-based counselling needs to be fully funded by the Government and available in all state-funded secondary schools and academies to help support rising numbers of children and young people reporting mental health issues during Covid-19.

Education reform consultation launched in Scotland

7 October 2021

A consultation has been launched by Professor Ken Muir, University of the West of Scotland, in his role as independent advisor to the Scottish Government on the replacement of the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and the reform of Education Scotland.

Natasha’s Law now in effect

5 October 2021

Since 1 October 2021, new UK legislation has required all food outlets to provide full ingredient lists, with allergenic ingredients emphasised (for example in bold, italics or a different colour), on pre-packed for direct sale (PPDS) food.

Ensuring fairness in summer 2022 exams

4 October 2021

While students will sit GCSE, A and AS level exams next year, the Department for Education (DfE) and Ofqual have confirmed that there will be adaptations to recognise the disruption to their education.

Ofsted to review two education catch-up reforms

27 September 2021

The educational standards regulator has been asked by the Government to carry out an independent review of two key catch-up reforms: tutoring and teachers’ professional development.