MPs call for oracy education to be post-Covid priority

18 May 2021

The speaking skills of some pupils have been affected by national lockdowns, especially among our Pupil Premium cohort. Campaigners are urging government and schools to put oracy at the heart of recovery. Pete Henshaw reports

Schools perplexed after PM's mask ruling goes against SAGE advice

12 May 2021

Boris Johnson acted to axe rules on wearing face masks in secondary schools just days after government scientists emphasised the “importance of maintaining current mitigation measures in schools, such as testing and mask-wearing, in the coming months”.

A 10-point plan education renewal post-Covid

7 April 2021

The NASUWT has put forward a 10-point plan for education renewal. Its annual conference has also called for Black history to be embedded as part of a decolonised curriculum, more protection for creative subjects post-Covid, and has issued a warning about pupil behaviour. Pete Henshaw reports

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