Archived news headlines
The following news was published in January 2020. For other headlines, please browse the archive.
23/01/20: The latest School Governance Update has been published by DfE
23/01/20: The latest consultation has been launched to bring all Outstanding schools back into a regular inspection cycle, with Ofsted visiting every 4 to 5 years. This change will mean schools currently rated as Outstanding will no longer be exempt from routine inspection from September 2020. The consultation closes on 24 February 2020.
23/01/20: DfE have announced a further £80 million investment in music hubs as well as an additional £4 million boost to cultural education as part of their commitment to allow young people to learn creative skills and widen their horizons.
23/01/20: Ofsted have published part of their research into teacher wellbeing which indicates that while most teachers enjoy teaching, they are suffering high workloads, a lack of work-life balance, a perceived lack of resources and, in some cases, a perceived lack of support from senior managers, especially in managing pupils' behaviour.
23/01/20: The Internet Watch Foundation says the amount of indecent content featuring children, especially girls aged between 11 and 13, is growing alarmingly on the internet.
23/01/20: Did you know that savings can be achieved by schools using the DfE supply teachers and agency workers deal?
23/01/20: DfE have introduced a period product scheme to provide free period products for all learners under the age of 19 who need them. The guidance contains information on choosing and ordering period products, distributing products within school and tackling stigma.