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).
The Government has revised the rules on the information about individual pupils that schools are required to provide by publishing the Education (Information About Individual Pupils) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (SI 2022/599).
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.
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.
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.
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.