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Category Archives: Schools/colleges/nurseries
Four education unions representing teachers and support staff are calling on the government to reinstate face coverings in schools to limit coronavirus spread.
With infections on the rise once more, the unions have issued a joint statement demanding a range of safety measures to keep education on track and reduce the risk of further closures. Click here to read more.
3 February 20216:00pm–7:00pm
Early years continues to be forgotten by this government in its response to the COVID-19 crisis. Click here to read more and register.
Estimates put 39% of teachers and school leaders and 51% of teaching assistants and other staff are working on-site in open settings in the current lockdown. Click here to read more.
DfE to pause £78m programme weeks after it was unveiled as ‘milestone moment’. Click here to read more.
Stars in Our Schools is an annual celebration of school support staff. This year’s event takes place on Friday 27 November 2020 – but we encourage schools to join in whenever suits them! Continue reading
UNISON Centre has put together this page that shows where children and young people who are entitled to a free school meal can go to get fed this week. Just put in your postcode.
Schoolchildren to protest on Friday in first such action since coronavirus pandemic struck. Click here to read more.
Join the Hazards Campaign Thursday Talk for an interactive online session to discuss how schools can ensure the health and safety of staff and pupils and therefore the health of its community. Click here to register for this free event.
Hazards Campaign news.
A series of studies, including two in recent days from UK experts, discredit claims by education secretary Gavin Williamson that there is ‘little evidence’ of a Covid-19 transmission risk in schools, workplace safety advocates have warned. Click here to read more.