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A financial cliff-edge: The costs of Covid

The £650m catch-up premium is just a footnote when compared to the huge strain being put on school budgets by the Covid-19 crisis. Primary school leader Anthony David is deeply concerned

Supporting our teachers: Ministers must do better

As the pandemic continues, teachers are reaching breaking point. Ministers must do better, and that begins with making guidance clearer and giving schools the time and resources required. Sophie ...

Covid-19: Where is the plan for schools?

Chaotic, blame-shifting, ineffective, incompetent – the government’s handling of education during the pandemic has hindered the recovery efforts of schools. An exasperated Paul Whiteman implores ...

Test & trace: A catalogue of broken promises

The full re-opening of schools is reliant on an effective Covid-19 testing system. And yet we are still waiting. Jon Richards despairs at the bombast of this government and its grandiose broken ...

Where now after Covid’s ‘Great Pause’?

Why do we educate? What is important? The Covid experience must change how we think about education. In a new book, chair of the Headteachers’ Roundtable Stephen Tierney, says that clarity about the ...

Covid-19 shines a light on 'searing inequality'

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the searing inequality in our education system. Dr Patrick Roach says that post-lockdown we need bold measures and a new deal for our young people and their ...

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