Archived news headlines
The following news was published in January 2019. For other headlines, please browse the archive.
28/01/19: Chief Inspector Amanda Spielman has launched details of planned changes to the way Ofsted inspects schools from September 2019. The consultation on the new education inspection framework runs until 5 April 2019.
28/01/19: DfE has updated its guidance on the information maintained schools and academies must publish online.
28/01/19: DfE has published revised best practice statutory guidance and model policies for handling school complaints, including handling serial and unreasonable complaints.
28/01/19: The Anna Freud Centre has published a resource ten steps towards staff wellbeing to promote staff wellbeing in schools.
28/01/19: DfE has updated information on the national deals for schools available to help save money on some of the things schools buy regularly. This includes the launch of a new online tool to give transparency to the fees charged by agencies for supply teachers, to help schools use their resources as effectively as possible.
28/01/19: Non-statutory advice has been published on Mental Health and Behaviour in Schools. This advice is for all school staff including school leadership and governing boards.
28/01/19: New guidance on Health and Safety on Educational Visits has been published by the DfE.
28/01/19: The Education Secretary has announced plans for all children to be taught basic first aid in schools from 2020.
28/01/19: Schools are being urged to stop using single-plastic items and consider environmentally friendly alternatives.
28/01/19: This National Careers Week guide will help secondary school governors ensure that the school carries out its legal duties with regard to delivering Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) to all pupils aged 11-19.
28/01/19: The Environmental Audit Committee has reported that food insecurity is a significant and growing issue in the UK, with figures showing that levels are among the worst in Europe, especially for children; 19% of children under 15 are living with an adult who struggles to buy food.