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“No risk-free options to education settings reopening”: Statement from the UK Chief Medical Officers

“No risk-free options to education settings reopening”: Statement from the UK Chief Medical Officers

The Chief Medical Officers and Deputy Chief Medical Officers of England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales have released a statement on the evidence of risks and benefits to health from schools and childcare settings reopening. It states that...

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Breaking news: Rishi Sunak unveils ‘kickstart jobs scheme’ for young people: employers will get £2000 for apprenticeships

Breaking news: Rishi Sunak unveils ‘kickstart jobs scheme’ for young people: employers will get £2000 for apprenticeships

The chancellor has today unveiled a ‘kickstart jobs scheme’ for young people in his summer statement, meaning that companies will now be given £2000 each to encourage them to hire apprentices aged 16-24; and £1500 for apprentices aged over 25....

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Christopher Robin Day Nurseries reopens using digital queuing system for parents to drop off and pick up children

Christopher Robin Day Nurseries reopens using digital queuing system for parents to drop off and pick up children

Press release form Christopher Robin Day Nurseries To support social distancing measures across its five locations, Christopher Robin Day Nurseries is asking parents to check-in remotely using their smartphones when dropping off and picking up...

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Emergency funding to support the most vulnerable in society, including children and young people, during pandemic

Emergency funding to support the most vulnerable in society, including children and young people, during pandemic

The Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced £76 million of extra funding to support survivors of domestic abuse, sexual violence and vulnerable children and their families and victims of modern slavery. A change to the existing rules...

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Former Apprentice Gillian Keegan appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Education

Former Apprentice Gillian Keegan appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Education

Following the recent Cabinet reshuffle which saw Gavin Williamson hold on to his position of Education Minister, last Friday (14th February) Gillian Keegan was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Education -...

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Early Learning Goals: confusion with counting to 20 … and the removal of ‘shape, space and measure’

Early Learning Goals: confusion with counting to 20 … and the removal of ‘shape, space and measure’

The government has reverted to its original requirement of children being able to count to beyond 20 rather 10 whilst also removing shape, space and measure under its early learning goals overhaul. Its proposals for reception pupils’...

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