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Information about how pupils will be assessed for GCSEs and A-levels to be published next week

It is reported that Ofqual is working on plans to implement the arrangements announced by the government last week. Whilst schools may have to wait longer for details of how moderation and appeals will work, the Education Secretary’s ...

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Posted: 1st Apr 2020

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DfE Governance Update 25 March 2020

This Department for Education (DfE) governance update reiterates the key messages and guidance published by the department in the last week, especially around school closures and seeks to provide some clarity on specific issues that will be at the ...

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Posted: 31st Mar 2020

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COVID-19 DfE School Guidance – 29 March 2020

The Department for Education has been providing schools and educational settings with guidance on a more or less daily basis over the last week during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. Here are the recent announcements by date, only showing the ...

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Posted: 30th Mar 2020

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Business continuity and holding virtual meetings Guidance for governing boards and clerks - 26 March 2020

In response to the implications of COVID-19 on schools, National Governance Association (NGA) have published guidance on governing in challenging circumstances, business continuity and holding virtual meetings. This guidance covers: business ...

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Posted: 26th Mar 2020

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