Between August and October 2021, the Department for Education (DfE) ran a public consultation seeking views on the proposed revisions to the Teaching Regulation Agency’s guidance “Teacher misconduct: the prohibition of teachers”.
The Government has confirmed that, when its Levelling Up White Paper is published on 2 February, education will be at the heart of major new reforms intended to give every child the skills they need to fulfil their potential, no matter where they live.
Parliament’s Education Committee is holding an inquiry into how effectively post-16, level 3 education and qualifications (such as A Levels, T Levels, BTECs and apprenticeships) prepare young people for the world of work.
In an attempt to end what it calls the postcode lottery in how schools manage avoidable absence, the Department for Education (DfE) has launched a consultation on measures to improve the consistency of school attendance support and management.
The Scottish Government has followed England and Wales in lifting many of the restrictions imposed during the pandemic (see Phased easing of Covid restrictions to continue in Wales and Prime Minister confirms return to Plan A).
Speaking in Parliament, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hailed the success of the booster campaign and the way the public have responded to his Government’s Plan B measures (see Government to stick with Plan B until at least 26 January).