June 9, 2021

Lockdown easing: Four numbers to look for ahead of the 21 June decision

The government faces a difficult choice in the next few days. Many people are desperate to see the return to normality promised by the final stage […]
June 9, 2021

Face masks no longer required in classrooms

Face masks will no longer be required in secondary school classrooms in England after 17 May, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed. Face coverings have […]
June 9, 2021

Tunbridge Wells: Skinners’ Kent schools closed after data breach

Two schools have closed after hackers broke into their servers, stole data and encrypted pupil information. Officials at the Skinners’ Kent Academy and Skinners’ Kent Primary […]
October 13, 2020

Written statement from Chair of Ofqual to the Education Select Committee

Statement on this year’s GCSE, AS, A level, extended project and advanced extension award qualification results. On behalf of my Board, I welcome the opportunity to […]
October 13, 2020

Ofqual welcomes DfE announcement on 2021 exams

Ofqual will continue to work closely with exam boards, unions and other stakeholders on contingencies for all possible scenarios. Ofqual welcomes today’s announcement that GCSE, AS and A […]
October 9, 2020

West and central Africa’s closed schools putting children at risk, Unicef warns

Only seven out of 24 countries have reopened classrooms with Covid-safe measures, leaving millions unable to access education Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus […]