Updated guidance on keeping children safe in education

4 July 2022

We reported earlier this year that the Department for Education (DfE) had invited comments on proposed amendments to the 2021 statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE), with a view to making changes for September this year (see Have Your Say on Keeping Children safe in Education).

Teaching School Hubs to become main providers of AB services

23 June 2022

The Department for Education (DfE) has launched a consultation with regard to its proposed reforms to the appropriate body (AB) sector, seeking views on the transitional period, the roles of the AB and the value of formal assessment in statutory teacher induction.

English is fundamental to pupils’ educational success

20 June 2022

Ofsted has published the latest in a series of reviews into different subjects across the curriculum, this time exploring a wide range of research relating to English, to identify factors that can contribute to high-quality curriculums, pedagogy, assessment and schools’ systems for managing the subject.

Call for action on ghost children missing from education system

8 June 2022

Parliament’s Education Committee has published the Government's response to its March 2022 report, Is the Catch-Up Programme Fit for Purpose?, which warned of an “epidemic” of educational inequality exacerbated by the loss of learning caused by Covid-19 lockdowns.

Schools Bill starts its passage through Parliament

7 June 2022

The Schools Bill was announced in the Queen’s Speech on 10 May 2022 and sets out the Government’s “long-term vision to improve the school system”, including ambitions to improve attainment in both literacy and numeracy.