In its first report looking at how schools are managing pupils’ return to education under the Covid-19 restrictions, Ofsted finds that school leaders are working hard to make sure pupils are catching up with their education in difficult circumstances.
As coronavirus infection rates rise across the country, together with increased hospital admissions, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has addressed the House of Commons to explain the Government’s latest plans for tackling the second wave of the virus.
In an extension to the Jobs Support Scheme (JSS), which is due to begin on 1 November 2020, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced that businesses across the UK are to be given support if required to close their premises due to coronavirus restrictions.
Schools, colleges, teachers and pupils across England will benefit from new remote education support to help children learn at home if they have to self-isolate, Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced.
Ahead of World Mental Health Day on 10 October 2020, the Mental Health Foundation has shared new research showing how adults in the UK have successfully been managing stress during the pandemic — strategies which may be of interest for managers to share with workers.