Archive - March 2021

Month: March 2021

Mar 2021
Schools should help teachers who come under pressure from students and parents to boost their grades, the exams regulator has said. Ofqual says exam boards may intervene where "inappropriate pressure" has been placed on teachers ...

Mar 2021
The new children's commissioner for England wants to "rebuild childhood" after the disruption of the pandemic.  Read more here.

Mar 2021
The government has begun inviting applications for the Turing scheme, which will enable UK students to study in other countries.  Read more here.


Parents are emailing teachers to lobby for higher GCSE and A-level grades, warn head teachers - with teachers' grades replacing exams this summer.  Read more here.

Mar 2021
Parents should not pressurise teachers, but trust their judgement as they award GCSE and A-level grades this summer, says England's exams regulator.  Read more here.

Mar 2021
The first day back at school for millions of children in England has "gone well", say head teachers.  Read more here.

Mar 2021
Children need a period of recovery that is "long-term and sustained and far-reaching", England's education recovery commissioner has told MPs. Sir Kevan Collins said the concept of "catching up" academically was only part of what ...