special educational needs

£280m Funding For Children and Young People

The government has announced a £280 million investment for Children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) or requiring alternative provision in England. Councils will receive the funding to create new places in schools, academies, colleges and early years settings. … Read More

Transcript of Education Secretary’s Address to ASCL Conference

Gavin Williamson recently at the Association of School and College Leaders 2021 annual conference, in which he thanked teachers and staff for their work during the pandemic. Read the full transcript below: It is a great honour to be here. … Read More

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Turing Scheme

The new Turing Scheme is open for schools, colleges and universities to apply for funding to allow students to study and work across the globe The programme, backed by £110 million, replaces the Erasmus+ scheme in the UK and will … Read More

Boosting Mental Health Education

Boosting Mental Health Education

A new coalition of health and education experts met this week to look at the impact of the pandemic on the mental health and wellbeing of children, young people and education staff and discuss boosting Mental Health education across England. … Read More

Schools and Colleges Reopen

Schools and Colleges Reopen

Schools and Colleges Reopen: The Prime Minister has hailed the collective efforts of the public to bring infection rates down so we can start Step One of the roadmap, with pupils across England returning to school and college from today. … Read More

Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Extended Funding to Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Projects worth over £42 million to help raise educational standards, improve services and provide practical support to disadvantaged families and children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) have had their funding extended. The Government announced it will re-award current … Read More

£50 million

£50 million Support for Students Impacted by Covid-19

£50 million, in addition to the £20 million announced in December, has been promised to thousands of students to support them with financial pressures from Covid-19. The new funding means that universities will be able to help students impacted by … Read More

Free Period Products in 75% of Schools & Colleges

Free Period Products in 75% of Schools & Colleges

More than 75% of state secondary schools and colleges in England have availed of the period products from the free Government scheme, according to new data released. Since the programme launched in January 2020, 9,702 schools and colleges have ordered … Read More

T Level Capital Fund of £135m to Support T Level Students

T Level Capital Fund of £135m to Support T Level Students

A multi-million pound fund has been launched aimed at making sure young people studying pioneering new T Level qualifications from 2022 have access to world class facilities and equipment. The new technical qualifications – equivalent to three A Levels – … Read More

Free School Meals Voucher Scheme

National Free School Meals Voucher Scheme Open

National Free School Meals Voucher Scheme Open: Schools can now begin ordering free school meal vouchers for eligible pupils as the Government’s national scheme launches, adding to the support available for disadvantaged families. An online service for schools, the scheme … Read More