Labour MP admits they would shut down the UK again and again over the winter to control coronavirus

Labour would shut down the UK again and again over the winter to control coronavirus, senior figures admit MP Kate Green admits the lockdown might have to last longer than three weeks Shadow Cabinet Office minister Rachel Reeves said it might have to be repeated several times It came after Sir Keir Starmer called on Boris … Read more Labour MP admits they would shut down the UK again and again over the winter to control coronavirus

Labour MP admits they would shut down the UK again and again over the winter to control coronavirus

Labour would shut down the UK again and again over the winter to control coronavirus, senior figures admit MP Kate Green admits the lockdown might have to last longer than three weeks Shadow Cabinet Office minister Rachel Reeves said it might have to be repeated several times It came after Sir Keir Starmer called on Boris … Read more Labour MP admits they would shut down the UK again and again over the winter to control coronavirus

Universities are facing two week Covid-19 lockdown before end of term in December

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson, above, last month revealed the proposal to lockdown students for two weeks (file photo) Universities are facing a two-week lockdown before the end of term in December in a plan to save students’ Christmas. Education Secretary Gavin Williamson last month revealed the proposal to self-isolate students between 8 and 22 December. … Read more Universities are facing two week Covid-19 lockdown before end of term in December

Students may have to self-isolate for 14 days before returning home for Christmas

Students may have to self-isolate for 14 days before returning home for Christmas as ministers face backlash from universities over the plan The plan will involve  all teaching being online for the last two weeks of term Universities are  worried the move could lead to ‘lockdown parties’  Thousands of students already spent their first two … Read more Students may have to self-isolate for 14 days before returning home for Christmas

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson confirms GCSE and A-Level exams WILL go ahead next summer

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson confirms GCSE and A-Level exams WILL go ahead but be delayed by three weeks next summer amid fears over lost class time for pupils By David Wilcock, Whitehall Correspondent For Mailonline Published: 12:56 BST, 12 October 2020 | Updated: 15:28 BST, 12 October 2020 Most A-level and GCSE exams in England … Read more Education Secretary Gavin Williamson confirms GCSE and A-Level exams WILL go ahead next summer

Scottish National 5 exams will be now CANCELLED in 2021

Scotland’s National 5 exams have been scrapped for 2021 and will be replaced with coursework and teacher assessments. Education Secretary John Swinney said ‘it would not be fair’ to press ahead with the exams because of the disruption to learning during the pandemic. He also said that axing the tests would halve the amount of exams … Read more Scottish National 5 exams will be now CANCELLED in 2021

A-Levels ‘will be delayed next summer by three weeks’

A-Levels ‘will be delayed next summer by three weeks after Downing Street insisted that they must not be cancelled completely’ Gavin Williamson is expected to soon announce a revised exams timetable  He is adamant exams will go ahead after bruising summer with algorithm fiasco DfE said  ‘a possible short delay to the exam timetable’ was proposed … Read more A-Levels ‘will be delayed next summer by three weeks’

A-Levels ‘will be delayed next summer by three weeks’

A-Levels ‘will be delayed next summer by three weeks after Downing Street insisted that they must not be cancelled completely’ Gavin Williamson is expected to soon announce a revised exams timetable  He is adamant exams will go ahead after bruising summer with algorithm fiasco DfE said  ‘a possible short delay to the exam timetable’ was proposed … Read more A-Levels ‘will be delayed next summer by three weeks’

Leading state and private schools joint fight to scrap ‘unfair and unreliable’ GCSE exams

Leading state and private schools including Eton launch joint fight to scrap ‘unfair and unreliable’ GCSE exams More than 20 top education names have joined together to write an open letter  They claim the system ‘leaves in its wake a trail of stress and unfairness’  Former education secretary who introduced GCSEs in 1988, Lord Baker, … Read more Leading state and private schools joint fight to scrap ‘unfair and unreliable’ GCSE exams

Gavin Williamson refuses to say Ofqual is ‘fit for purpose’ after exams fiasco

Gavin Williamson refuses to say Ofqual is ‘fit for purpose’ after exams fiasco as he agrees ministers should have ‘a greater degree of oversight’ in the wave of A-Level and GCSE grade crisis The Education Secretary was grilled by MPs over the August controversy today Committee chairman Robert Halfon attacked ‘blurred lines of accountability’  Asked … Read more Gavin Williamson refuses to say Ofqual is ‘fit for purpose’ after exams fiasco