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Management information was paused in April due to COVID-19 but will be published again in June 2020.
|04/06/2020||School governance: coronavirus (COVID-19) update.|
Guidance on changes to school exclusions during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
|29/05/2020||Guidance for special schools, specialist colleges, local authorities and any other settings managing children and young people with complex special educational needs and disability (SEND).|
|24/05/2020||Preparing for the wider opening of early years and childcare settings from 1 June||This planning guide is intended to provide information and support for all early years providers in England as they prepare to open for all children.|
|23/05/2020||Department for Education Explanatory Note on SAGE Modelling||An explanatory note for SAGE's paper assessing the potential impact of more children returning to school on the transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19)|
Modelling and behavioural science responses to scenarios for relaxing school closures
|22/05/2020||Sets out DfE’s expectations in relation to which centres should be responsible for entering candidates for these exams.|
|21/05/2020||Guidance for schools on writing statutory end of year reports for parents.|
The Department for Education’s response to issues raised regarding the science on coronavirus (COVID-19).
|15/05/2020||Preventing and controlling infection, including the use of PPE, in education, childcare and children’s social care settings during the coronavirus outbreak.|
|15/05/2020||A planning guide for primary school leaders to help prepare them to open their schools for more pupils during the coronavirus outbreak.|
|14/05/2020||Ofsted guidance and information relating to coronavirus (COVID-19) for schools, early years, children's social care and further education and skills providers.|
|12/05/2020||This guidance is for education and childcare settings. It may be updated in line with the changing situation.|
|12/05/2020||Next steps for the phased wider opening of educational and childcare settings.|
|11/05/2020||The Government’s roadmap for how and when the UK will adjust its response to the COVID-19 crisis.|
|11/05/2020||Teaching Vacancies service||A free, national service for searching and listing teaching roles.|
|05/05/2020||Keeping pupils motivated and engaged||Schools are using various methods to keep pupils interested and motivated when learning remotely.|
|05/05/2020||Schools have been using various methods to adapt the curriculum for remote education to best meet the needs of pupils.|
|05/05/2020||Adapting teaching practice for remote education||Schools have been using various methods to adapt teaching practice for remote education to best meet the needs of pupils.|
|05/05/2020||Case studies: remote education practice for schools during coronavirus (COVID-19)||Examples of practice for remote education from schools and academies across England.|
|05/05/2020||Schools have been using various methods to ensure that they are supporting pupils’ wellbeing and providing pastoral care.|
|05/05/2020||Remote education practice for schools during coronavirus (COVID-19)||An opportunity for schools to learn from each other's emerging practice as they develop their approaches to providing remote education.|
Publication of ‘Coronavirus (COVID-19): attendance in education and early years settings’ transparency data.
|30/04/2020||Guidance on the special educational needs and disability (SEND) system for children and young people aged 0 to 25, from 1 September 2014.|
|30/04/2020||School attendance: guidance for schools||Guidance on using pupil registers and attendance codes, as well as setting school hours and term dates.|
|30/04/2020||Secretary of State for Education's notice to modify the duty relating to education, health and care (EHC) plans during the coronavirus outbreak.|
|30/04/2020||Secretary of State for Education's notice about changes to state-funded school inspections requirements during the coronavirus outbreak.|
|30/04/2020||Secretary of State for Education notice to disapply offences for non-attendance in schools during the coronavirus outbreak.|
|28/04/2020||What schools need to do during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.|
|27/04/2020||Get help recruiting qualified teachers from Spain to teach modern foreign languages using Spain’s Visiting Teachers Programme (SVTP).|
|27/04/2020||Recruit a qualified international teacher||State funded secondary schools and academies in England can get help from the International Teacher Recruitment Programme to recruit international teachers.|
Added guidance about the changes to the admission appeals regulations during the coronavirus outbreak.
|24/04/2020||Using clusters and hubs to maintain educational provision||What educational settings need to know when making decisions on cluster or hub models, during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.|
|24/04/2020||Managing school premises during the coronavirus outbreak|
Guidance for schools and other educational settings on managing premises, which are partially open, during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
|22/04/2020||Coronavirus (COVID-19): financial support for education, early years and children’s social care||Funding and financial support available for education, childcare and children’s social care organisations.|
|21/04/2020||Coronavirus (COVID-19): attendance in education and early years settings|
A summary of how many children and teachers attended education settings between Monday 23 March and Friday 17 April 2020.
|21/04/2020||Get help with technology for remote education during coronavirus (COVID-19)||DfE is working in partnership with an industry coalition to provide technology to support remote education.|
|21/04/2020||Advice for parents and carers on looking after the mental health and wellbeing of children or young people during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.|
|20/04/2020||Reducing burdens on educational and care settings|
Guidance on which data collections, services or requests will be cancelled, paused or deferred in the 2019/20 academic year.
|20/04/2020||Coronavirus (COVID-19): free school meals guidance||Details how Free School Meal eligible families can access food vouchers.|
|19/04/2020||Safeguarding and remote education during coronavirus (COVID-19)|
Understand how to follow safeguarding procedures when planning remote education strategies and teaching remotely.
|19/04/2020||Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on vulnerable children and young people|
This guidance sets out the different groups of vulnerable children and young people who are encouraged to attend school and how DfE recommend providers follow up on non-attendance.
|19/04/2020||Coronavirus (COVID-19): school closures||A broad overview of all issues caused by school closures and how teachers, local authorities, governors and trustees should respond.|
|17/04/2020||Coronavirus (COVID-19): cancellation of GCSEs, AS and A levels in 2020||FAQs concerning the cancellation of GCSEs, AS and A levels due to the COVID-19 outbreak.|
|14/04/2020||Admission appeals for school places||A selection of guides to help admission authorities advise those involved with school admission appeals to understand their roles and responsibilities.|
|08/04/2020||Coronavirus (COVID-19): school and college performance measures||DfE approach to school accountability, performance tables and data during the COVID-19 outbreak.|
|07/04/2020||Coronavirus (COVID-19 19): online education resources||Provides a substantial list of education resources to help children learn from home.|
|07/04/2020||Coronavirus (COVID-19): financial support for schools||This guidance sets out the financial support DfE will put in place during the COVID-19 response. This guidance covers support for schools up to the end of the 2019/20 summer term.|
|07/04/2020||Coronavirus (COVID-19): implementing social distancing in education and childcare settings||This guidance sets out several internal strategies an education and childcare setting can use to comply with social distancing.|
|07/04/2020||Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for educational settings||This guidance sets out the procedures an educational setting should carry out if a child or adult becomes ill.|
|07/04/2020||Coronavirus (COVID-19): initial teacher training (ITT)|
Information for providers about managing initial teacher training courses impacted by COVID-19.
(Arrangements set out in this guide are subject to secondary legislation)
|01/04/2020||Coronavirus (COVID-19): induction for newly qualified teachers||Guidance about changes to newly qualified teacher (NQT) induction during the COVID-19 outbreak.|
|31/03/2020||Advice and information on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.|
|27/03/2020||Coronavirus (COVID-19): safeguarding in schools, colleges and other providers||This is interim safeguarding guidance, which is under review and will be updated.|
|25/03/2020||Coronavirus (COVID-19): travel advice for educational settings||Advice for educational settings, and their students and staff, who are travelling or planning to travel during the COVID-19 outbreak.|
|19/03/2020||Coronavirus (COVID-19): maintaining educational provision||Outlines the industries of parents whose children will be prioritised for education provision.|
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