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Guidance for schools, colleges, nurseries and other education and early years settings on the coronavirus, COVID-19, and information for members.

Update 7 May 2021: England:

Voice Community: Face coverings should remain in school

Latest DfE updated guidance and information 

Updates 6 May 2021:

Welsh Government: Youth work services guidance: coronavirus Guidance

Updates: 4/5 May 2021:

Voice Community resources update (TUC video and Voice Community Cymru)

Northern Ireland: DENI's response to General Secretary's vaccine letter 

Welsh Government: 

Information for school governing bodies: coronavirus  Detailed guide

Coronavirus: travel guidance for education settings and students  Guidance

Changes to school session times: coronavirus  Guidance


DfE Blog: Everything you need to know about the return to university 

Ofqual confirms autumn assessment arrangements:  Ofqual has published its decisions following a consultation on GCSE, AS and A level exams in the autumn. Separately, Ofqual also published its decisions document on Consultation on autumn assessment opportunities for Vocational and Technical and Other General Qualifications. Ofqual has confirmed the details of the framework...


Updates 28 April 2021:  Scottish Government (childcare):

Student placement toolkit

Updates 1 April 2021:  Voice Community: Updated COVID-19 FAQs 

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