Your weekly round-up for 20 to 27 August 2021

Get up to speed with what’s happened in education this week.

Last reviewed on 26 August 2021
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Contents
  1. Top stories
  2. This week's headlines
  3. Important dates for next week 

Top stories

DfE reintroduces remote learning legal duty for 2021/22. Schools will once again be required to offer immediate access to 'high-quality remote education' when pupils are unable to attend the school site [Schools Week]. Monitor your school's contingency plan for remote learning

DfE plans £25m CO2 monitors for schools. The aim is to help schools combat the spread of COVID-19 in classrooms by enabling teachers to identify where ventilation needs improvement [Tes (free sign-up required)]. Stay on top of the latest coronavirus updates

Almost 1 in 5 enrolled pupils haven't started their National Tutoring Programme tuition. Leaders say the backlog is due to COVID-19 disruption, despite claims from ministers that the programme was "on track" in June [Schools Week]. Read our cheat sheet if your school is yet to get started. 

Teachers in England encouraged to tackle ‘incel’ movement in the classroom [The Guardian (free sign-up required)] Staggered school starts 'inevitable' say heads [Tes] COVID-19: school attendance

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